Category Archives: Events

Welcome Summer with Ride/Walk In FREE Outdoor Summer Movie

[ May 30, 2012; 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm. ] Join us for a varied and fun program. Bring your family and friends:

Wonder how the bike share program and its blue bikes  will work? Want to see a person contort into a bicycle or anything else? Want to enjoy a free movie under the stars?

JOIN US  for the second annual Ride-in sponsored by West 45th Street Block Association [...]

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Join HKNA and CHDC to Welcome Spring

[ May 12, 2012; 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. ]  

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It is Spring again and time to green the Hood. From new tree guards to protect young trees , to 100s of native plants from the Parks Department Nursery, planning by HKNA and CHDC is in full swing. There will be a New Orleans marching band to encourage the occasional gardeners and a barbecue [...]

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Join Us: Press conference on Illegal Honking

[ May 3, 2012; 11:00 am to 11:30 am. ]
Join David Yassky, Taxi Limousine Commissioner and Citizens Committee for New York in a flash action to remind Taxi Drivers in our neighborhood that honking is illegal.In October 2011, David Yasski reminded Cab Drivers that honking is illegal . This will serve as a timely reminder.

No Honking Press Conference with David Yassky

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Discount Long Distance Buses: Much More than a Curbside Issue

[ May 16, 2012; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ]  

In May , the DOT will seek Community Board 4′s support to make permanent Megabusinterim permit at 41st Street between 8th and 9th Avenues.  But what started as a quality of life issue, is rapidly evolving into a much serious question: Are these buses safe?

Community Board 4 Transportation Committee, Megabus – 41st Stret Curbside Permit 
Wednesday, [...]

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Walk with us and Transportation Alternatives to honor Jane Jacobs

[ May 5, 2012; 8:15 am to 11:00 am. ] Jane Jacobs,  the woman who singlehandedly took down megalomaniacal automobile- obsessed city planner Robert Moses, is the  philosopher behind Transportation Alternatives ’s multi-modal mission to reclaim streets as public space for pedestrians, bicycles and transit.
As part of an international weekend of Jane Jacobs’ events,  we invite you to see all we’ve accomplished in her inspiration [...]

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Dealing with Downtown Bridge Traffic: Are Tolls the Answer?

[ May 10, 2012; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] This year marks the fifth annual transportation event presented by Community Board No. 2, Manhattan and NYU’s Office of Government & Community Affairs that addresses how to make our streets more livable.  This time it’s a panel discussion on East River Bridge tolls, congestion pricing and related issues.
Panelists include Paul Steely White, Executive Director, Transportation Alternatives; [...]

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