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Speak Up! Parking and Pedestrian Safety

[ December 12, 2012; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] This wednesday a joint meeting of CB4 Land Use Committees will discuss two parking issues that directly impact pedestrian safety in our neighborhoods:

Request By Edison Parking to open 24  hours a day, 7 days a week the parking entrance on 43rd Street between 8th and 9th Avenue, directly across the Holy Cross School entrance.  Thsi […]

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Speak Up: Crosstown bike Lanes, Traffic Safety and more on Transportation Committee Agenda

[ November 15, 2012; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Join us, your voice is important.

November 15 Thursday 6:30 p.m. NEW DATE
351 West 42nd Street, Piano Room

1. Discussion: DOT cross town bike lanes between W. 39th Street and W. 55th Street
2. Hudson River Park Trust: Pier 57
3. Discussion: Street name change at W. 57th Street re pedestrian death
4. Discussion: Manhattan Core Parking text Amendment
5. Discussion: Traffic Crash […]

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SPEAK UP: Enough band aids! Let’s fix the bus issue once and for all!

Although we have scored many successes in our battle to rid our streets of buses, we are still losing the war:  curbside parking is disappearing as development in Hudson Yards accelerates, while the need to bring ever more tourists is growing. We need a bus garage to be built , a permanent solution the City promised […]

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Speak Up: Help Shape the Region’s 25 Year Transportation Plan

[ July 10, 2012; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Bus garage? Bus terminal? 41st street subway stop? the # 7 continuing to New Jersey? a Selct Bus line on 11th Avenue? These are all big capital projects that are needed yesterday in our neighborhood.

The only way to make them happen is to show up and speak up at the upcoming NYMTC meeting which is […]

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Last minute “depeche” from the front

[ June 20, 2012 6:30 pm to June 21, 2012 9:30 pm. ] Buses Legislation in Albany:
Tomorrow can be the beginning of a new era for all of us who live in bus saturated areas. The bills authorizing NYC DOT to grant permits for long distance bus stops and veto all other locations,  come to a full floor vote and need to be signed by Governor Cuomo. Please get […]

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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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Join Us: BikeShare and Transitway at next CB4 Transportation Committee

[ April 18, 2012; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] This month DOT will come to present the refined plans for bikeshare stations . Another DOT group will present their revised plans to resolve the lack of loading space on 34th Street between Dyer and 10th Avenues as outlined in a recent letter from the community Board. Join us to ensure your needs have been […]

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SPEAK UP: 34th Street Transitway- Delivery Problems still Unsolved

[ March 28, 2012; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] DOT published the recently completed environmental study for the installation of the 34th Street Transitway. Unfortunately it appears that the two large buildings and 5 stores located on the  north side of 34th Street between Dyer and 10th Avenues will have only three loading spaces. This is clearly unrealistic and unacceptable. This will affect also […]

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Bike Share Community Consultation: A Resounding Success

Last week was the first of many consultations planned by DOT to capture community wishes on where to install the stations. About 75 residents and workers showed up and the number of tables was increased from 6 to 8. The week before, DOT had held an open house at the Port Authority Bus Terminal , […]

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Join the DOT tonight: Pick Locations for your Bikeshare Station

[ January 31, 2012; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] DOT will take your input on where to install the 60 bikeshare stations coming to our neighborhood this summer. In our district all stations will be using a parking space in the street, and none will displace loading and unloading zones. There may even be bike parking to go along! If you want to make […]

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