This Week: How to Join Your Community Board
In the heart of Midtown Manhattan and on Staten Island’s North Shore, community boards may ask DOT to move ahead with critical street safety improvements. Plus: If you’re interested in joining your local community board, head over to the join-up events in Queens and the Bronx this week.
Be sure to check the full calendar for a complete listing of events. Here are the highlights:
- Tuesday: Staten Island Community Board 1 is set to consider a resolution supporting bike lanes and pedestrian safety improvements along Richmond Terrace from the Staten Island Ferry terminal to the Bayonne Bridge, a key link in the Harbor Ring route. 8:00 p.m.
- Tuesday and Wednesday: Curious about joining your community board? Transportation Alternatives continues its series of join-up meetings with events in Queens on Tuesday and the Bronx on Wednesday. 6:30 p.m. both days.
- Thursday: After a unanimous vote by its transportation committee, Manhattan CB 5 will consider a resolution asking DOT to study a complete street redesign for Fifth and Sixth Avenues that improves conditions for pedestrians, bus riders, and cyclists. 6:00 p.m.
- Saturday: Transportation Alternatives’ Queens activist committee is hosting a walk along Queens Boulevard, inviting people from Astoria to Forest Hills to examine dangerous conditions on the “Boulevard of Death.” 1:00 p.m.
Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.