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This Week: Vision Zero in the Bronx, 20’s Plenty for Bed Stuy

Posted By Streetsblog On April 7, 2014 @ 12:19 pm In Livable Streets Events | No Comments

A ton of interesting events are all happening on Tuesday this week. Below are the highlights, and there are many more events on the full Streetsblog calendar [1].

  • Monday: Learn about everything from patterns of Citi Bike use to urban freight movement at “Short Talk, Big Ideas” [2] — an evening of quick presentations followed by discussion and refreshments at NYU’s Rudin Center. RSVP online [3]. 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday: City officials will discuss Vision Zero, and you can weigh in with your thoughts about street safety at this town hall in the Bronx [4] sponsored by Council Member Vanessa Gibson. 6:00 p.m.
  • Also Tuesday: NYC DOT is hosting a public workshop [5] to help plan the Jamaica Bay Greenway. 6:30 p.m.
  • More Tuesday:¬†Brooklyn Community Board 3 voted against a new 20 mph zone [6] for part of Bed-Stuy and Clinton Hill earlier this year, and at this meeting of the CB 3 transportation committee [7], DOT will return to present the proposal again. 6:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday:¬†Transportation Alternatives volunteers in Queens have been building a campaign to redesign Queens Boulevard as a safe, complete street. You can support the Zero on Queens Boulevard [8] initiative as advocates make their case to Community Board 6 [9]. 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: Get the word out about Vision Zero in northern Brooklyn at this TA petition drive [10] in Maria Hernandez Park. 12:00 p.m.

Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line [11].

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[1] the full Streetsblog calendar: http://www.streetsblog.org/category/events/

[2] “Short Talk, Big Ideas”: http://www.streetsblog.org/2014/04/04/short-talk-big-ideas/

[3] RSVP online: http://wagner.nyu.edu/events/rudin-04-07-2014

[4] town hall in the Bronx: http://www.streetsblog.org/2014/04/04/vision-zero-town-hall-with-councilmember-vanessa-gibson/

[5] a public workshop: http://www.streetsblog.org/2014/03/10/jamaica-bay-greenway-workshop-canarsiespring-creek/

[6] voted against a new 20 mph zone: http://www.streetsblog.org/2014/02/11/brooklyn-cb-3-votes-against-saving-lives-in-bed-stuy-and-clinton-hill/

[7] this meeting of the CB 3 transportation committee: http://www.streetsblog.org/2014/03/30/brooklyn-community-board-3-transportation-committee-meeting-2/

[8] Zero on Queens Boulevard: http://transalt.org/getinvolved/neighborhood/queens/queensboulevard

[9] make their case to Community Board 6: http://www.streetsblog.org/2014/03/28/zero-on-queens-boulevard-queens-community-board-6-full-board-presentation/

[10] TA petition drive: http://www.streetsblog.org/2014/04/07/transportation-alternatives-bushwick-williamsburg-vision-zero-outreach/

[11] Drop us a line: http://www.streetsblog.org/suggest-event/

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