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Tonight: Voice Your Support for a Safer Fourth Avenue

This week’s calendar is jam-packed with events relating to street safety, bike-share and transit service. The week starts with an important hearing on the future of Fourth Avenue in Brooklyn.

With six lanes of moving traffic, Fourth Avenue is wide and dangerous. From 2006 to 2011, seven people were killed while walking on Fourth between 65th Street and 15th Street, while dozens more were seriously injured. Since last year, DOT has been meeting with CB 7 and local organizations to plan improvements to the street [1], and this evening the city will present its proposal at a public hearing — two days before CB 7 is scheduled to vote on it. A strong turnout in support of a safer Fourth Avenue could help save lives.

Here are the highlights — check out the calendar [2] for the whole spectrum of events this week.

Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line [12].