This Week in Livable Streets Events
Lots of action on the calendar this week, starting with this afternoon's address by Rep. Jerrold Nadler and continuing with primary voting, a "No Impact Man" livable streets event, and Park(ing) Day 2009.
- Monday: Congressman Jerrold Nadler speaks on what the reauthorization of the federal transportation bill means for New Yorkers. Sponsored by the Women's City Club of New York. 12:30 - 2 p.m.
- Tuesday is primary election day. Vote!
- Wednesday: Screening of "No Impact Man," which premiered in New York last Friday, to be followed by a livable streets discussion featuring, among many others, Clarence Eckerson and Kim Wiley-Schwartz. 7:20 p.m.
- Wednesday: Come join the Transportation Alternatives Queens Committee and connect with like-minded neighbors as they tackle advocacy issues and plan fun events in Queens. 6:30 - 8 p.m.
- Thursday: Paul Beyer, New York State Director of Smart Growth, will address the New York Metropolitan Transportation Council at a brown bag lunch. The meeting will be webcast at www.nymtc.org. 1:15 p.m.
- Friday: Park(ing) Day NYC is a TA/New York City Streets Renaissance collaboration which supports the conversion of parking spots throughout the five boroughs into human-friendly places for a single day. This year, the POP.Park Competition will transform Park(ing) Day NYC from a once-a-year act of reclamation to an every day statement. The winning submission -- transportable, affordable and easy to use -- will add the immediate potential of public space to every block, every day of the year.
- Sunday: The Time's Up! bike clown brigade liberates Manhattan bike lanes from errant motorists. 2 p.m.
Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.