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This Week: G Train Strategy Session, Sandy and Social Media

Posted By Streetsblog On November 26, 2012 @ 12:00 pm In Livable Streets Events | No Comments

This afternoon, readers in the Boston area will have another chance to hear from a livable streets leader when Streetsblog founding editor Aaron Naparstek, a fellow at MIT’s Department of Urban Studies and Planning, talks with Chicago DOT chief Gabe Klein [1]. ”Chicago Forward: Toward a User-Friendly City” begins at 4:00 at the MIT Media Lab. More info here [2].

Also on the calendar this week:

  • Tuesday: The Rudin Center for Transportation Policy hosts a panel on the role of social media [3] in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. Panelists include MTA spokesperson Aaron Donovan, Robin Lester Kenton of NYC DOT, and Second Avenue Sagas’ Ben Kabak. 8:30 a.m.
  • Tuesday: The Riders Alliance [4] will hold a strategy meeting concerning proposed improvements to G train service. 6:30 p.m. RSVP requested [5].
  • Tuesday: DOT will present a neighborhood bike lane proposal to Brooklyn Community Board 16 [6], whose district includes Ocean Hill and Brownsville. 7 p.m.

Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line [7].


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[1] Chicago DOT chief Gabe Klein: http://www.streetsblog.org/2012/10/30/chicago-forward-toward-a-user-friendly-city/

[2] More info here: http://dusp.mit.edu/cdd/event/commissioner-gabe-klein-chicago-dept-transportation-cdd-fall-forum

[3] panel on the role of social media: http://www.streetsblog.org/2012/11/20/nyu-rudin-center-social-media-and-hurricane-sandy/

[4] Riders Alliance: http://www.streetsblog.org/2012/11/19/qa-with-john-raskin-of-the-riders-alliance-nycs-new-transit-advocates/

[5] RSVP requested: http://www.streetsblog.org/2012/11/11/riders-alliance-strategy-meeting-to-improve-the-g-train/

[6] Brooklyn Community Board 16: http://www.streetsblog.org/2012/11/25/brooklyn-community-board-16-bike-lane-proposal/

[7] Drop us a line: http://www.streetsblog.org/2012/06/18/2012/06/04/2012/04/30/2011/10/31/2010/11/29/2010/09/27/suggest-event/

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