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Buses and Cars exhaust is fouling our air – How can 40% more buses help?

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… Read more “Buses and Cars exhaust is fouling our air – How can 40% more buses help?”
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Mark Your Calendars: Tell the Port Authority to clean their Act!

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… Read more “Mark Your Calendars: Tell the Port Authority to clean their Act!”
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JOIN US : Port Authority is bad for your health – even before adding 50% more buses

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… Read more “JOIN US : Port Authority is bad for your health – even before adding 50% more buses”
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Community unified on approach to Port Authority replacement

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.… Read more “Community unified on approach to Port Authority replacement”
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We need your input to preserve our community from the Bus Terminal- Meeting and Survey

  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… Read more “We need your input to preserve our community from the Bus Terminal- Meeting and Survey”
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Good Bye 2016… Welcome 2017

  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… Read more “Good Bye 2016… Welcome 2017”