39 Senators and Assembly Members Ask for $200 Million for Greenways

We’re so happy with the momentum around the Eastern Queens Greenway, from streetblog’s focus on the previous attempts to connect the greenway, to QNS.com’s article covering Destination:Greenways! Most importantly, our local politicians are onboard and willing to put their money where their mouth is. Since $200 million has been dedicated to building the upstate Empire… Read More 39 Senators and Assembly Members Ask for $200 Million for Greenways

Everything you need to know about the Park’s Department new Greenway Plan for Eastern Queens (including how to help)

On February 8th, 2022 the Parks Department released it’s design plan for the Eastern Queens Greenway rehabilitation. Now we need our local politicians to look at the cost estimates and make this happen. … Read More Everything you need to know about the Park’s Department new Greenway Plan for Eastern Queens (including how to help)

Help Bring Safety Improvements to Utopia Parkway!

On Monday, March 1 at 7:30pm Community Board 11 in Queens will hear a motion for a study of a complete street on Utopia Parkway. Utopia Parkway is an important north-south corridor in Northeast Queens, serving recreational areas like Peck Park, Little Bay Park and the Brooklyn-Queens Greenway, as well as educational institutions like PS 209, Francis Lewis HS, and St. John’s University. Hundreds of cyclists, pedestrians and drivers use the route every day, and unfortunately Utopia Parkway isn’t safe: during a recent 12-month period, the stretch between the Cross Island Parkway and the Grand Central Parkway witnessed 283 car crashes, resulting in 81 injuries and one fatality. Complete streets have a proven record of improving street safety for all road users.
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