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2017 felt like a rotten year, but we kept our heads down and managed to accomplish a lot with the help of DOT, our elected officials and the Community Board:
Reclaim Street Space for pedestrians: A whole block of 8th Avenue (42/43) was transformed by dedicating a car lane to pedestrians and adding a protected bike [...]
The Regional Plan Association recently published key transportation recommendation ahead of Its fourth regional plan to be released in November 12017. It pretty closely mirrors the Community Board and our recommendations for the bus terminal replacement: a long distance bus terminal at or around Javits Center, that would provide enough capacity to extend the terminal [...]
Last week Chekpeds joined the Hell’s Kitchen South Coalition to present to the CB4′s Parks and Environment committee their findings related to Air Quality in our district.
Using the Data gathered by the NYC Department of Health, we highlighted that CB4 has the third worst air quality in the city. The city itself in not in [...]
[ July 20, 2017; 11:00 am to 2:00 pm. ] Port Authority Board meeting
Thursday, July 20th, 2017, 11:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.
4 World Trade Center
(more information to follow )
At the last Hell’s Kitchen South Coalition’s meeting various speakers explained the impact of cars exhaust buses and idling on our health. A representative of the NYC Health Department was at hand to respond to various [...]
[ May 31, 2017; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ] A representative of the NYC Department of Health will join us to explain how poor air quality affects our health.
Make sure you join us at the next
Hell’s Kitchen South Coalition
Wednesday, May 31, 2017, 6:30 p.m.
410 West 40th Street ( 9/Dyer)
General update on process/plan for new Port Authority bus terminal
Presentation of coalition mission statement, guiding principles [...]
Two months ago the Port Authority adopted its 10 year Capital plan and earmarked $ 3.5 Billions to build a new bus terminal . However the Chairman indicated that “ this resolution does not preclude the study of any additional options for providing cross-Hudson transportation. We continue to acknowledge that, while the bus terminal is a [...]
Through a very successful town hall meeting and a survey at the end of 2016, CB4 gathered our community members’ opinions which were presented at a well-attended February 9th meeting of the Hell’s Kitchen South Coalition. See some highlights below. We encourage you to look at the whole presentation which has a lot of valuable feedback.
Based on [...]
[ February 7, 2017; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
On December 6, Manhattan Community Board 4 hosted a community planning session at Metro Baptist Church related to proposals for a new Port Authority Bus Terminal (PABT). At that meeting it was announced that a community coalition would be forming in the wake of PABT discussions and proposals.
The first meeting of the coalition will be Tuesday, February 7 at 6:30 [...]
2016 ended up as a tough year!
Congestion – Clean Air
The Project to replace the Port Authority Bus Terminal dominated our activity , with townhalls, press conferences, testimonies , killer missives and arm wrestling between our elected officials and the Port. We thought it was ending up on a positive note when the Port Authority Board [...]