Free Helmets and New Bike Lanes in Eastern Queens

The 4.2 mile bike lane on 73rd Avenue from Main Street to 230th Street has a 1.2 mile gap from 199th Street to Springfield Boulevard. The current path connected to a variety of other cycling infrastructure, including the Kew Garden bike lanes, the Eastern Queens Greenway, and the recently installed Alley Edge. Unfortunately this gap… Read More Free Helmets and New Bike Lanes in Eastern Queens

Come Celebrate the Motor Parkway Bill Passing in Albany!

Even before founding the Eastern Queens Greenway, Joby Jacob has been fighting to extend the Vanderbilt Motor Parkway Greenway to the Long Island border. Yesterday was a major win toward that dream. Come celebrate the win with us on Friday the 21st at 2:00 as we gather with many of the politicians, organizations, and activists… Read More Come Celebrate the Motor Parkway Bill Passing in Albany!

The Flushing Chamber of Commerce Knows that Businesses Will Struggle Until We #FixTheSubway

by the Board of Directors Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce We know that a successful environment for business depends on having fast, reliable transit options for our customers and employees to get to our locations, and in order for us to deliver goods and services within Flushing and across New York City. Unfortunately, the public… Read More The Flushing Chamber of Commerce Knows that Businesses Will Struggle Until We #FixTheSubway

Why John Feels That Now is the Time We Can #FixTheSubway Together

By John Kelly Building a better transportation network in Eastern Queens is very important to me.  I’m starting a masters program in Brookyln and I need to take classes remotely because traveling the 12 miles home from their campus isn’t feasible at night. It takes me about two hours each way to travel the 13… Read More Why John Feels That Now is the Time We Can #FixTheSubway Together

Eastern Queens Greenway Supports the #FixTheSubway Coalition

We are Eastern Queens residents who commute to work and school, shops, restaurants, and parks via public transportation, as well as other modes of transportation. Our vision for our communities is one where all residents can live independently without a car. This means we need safe streets for walking and biking and accessing transit within… Read More Eastern Queens Greenway Supports the #FixTheSubway Coalition

Juan Works on These Issues Every Day and He Knows We Need To #FixTheSubway Now

by Juan Restrepo Hi my name is Juan Restrepo and I am the Queens Organizer for Transportation Alternatives. We are a non profit advocacy group that advocates and supports the rights of pedestrians cyclists and mass transit users. For us, there is no citywide policy that will completely reshape our city in that image like… Read More Juan Works on These Issues Every Day and He Knows We Need To #FixTheSubway Now

Kissena Way Support Grows with John Liu

The Kissena Way project looks to connect Flushing Meadows, Kissena Corridor, Kissena, and Peck Parks by a single family-safe path. In this effort we already have support from almost 1,000 community members, a letter from the Parks Committee of Queens Community Board 7, and letters from great local politicians: Assembly Member Rozic, Council Member Koo, Council Member Grodenchik, Senator Stavisky, Assembly Member Braunstein, Council Member Vallone, and Senator John Liu. The next step is to work with the Department of Transportation and the Department of Parks & Recreation to conduct a long-overdue study for the completion of this route.… Read More Kissena Way Support Grows with John Liu

Come to Flushing to #FixTheSubway on Tuesday, January 29

Commuters are coming together in Flushing on Tuesday to demand better public transportation. It’s 2019. It’s time that Albany and Governor Cuomo work together on a funding package to fix our broken subway. Join your neighbors and fellow riders for a Flushing for Public Transit Action. We’ll be calling on State Senators Liu and Stavisky,… Read More Come to Flushing to #FixTheSubway on Tuesday, January 29

Question 3 Has Passed! Community Board Reform will Happen in NYC!

Yesterday voters came out strong to support Question 3, which will impose 2 year term limits on Community Boards every 8 years.  1,026,929 New Yorkers voted for the measure, 393,809 against, so it passed by a wide margin with 72.3% affirmative on the reform.  It’s clear most New Yorkers are ready to move to a… Read More Question 3 Has Passed! Community Board Reform will Happen in NYC!

#FlipYourBallot: Community Board Reform Now!

by John Choe Flushing NY On November 6th, voters will have a once-in-a-decade opportunity to reform our community board system — an often ignored but vital part of our City’s democracy. As a longtime observer and recently-appointed member of Community Board 7 in Queens, I’ve experienced a number of problems that would benefit from the… Read More #FlipYourBallot: Community Board Reform Now!

Project LiNk-Redefining Little Neck Parkway Bus Service

Current Improvements The MTA is implementing new changes to the Q36 Little Neck branch inspired by Little Neck LiNk after Labor Day. These include tethering bus departures to Peak PM train arrivals as well as redesigning the Little Neck terminal of the Q36 to be more conducive to commuting (through bus stop balancing and reversing… Read More Project LiNk-Redefining Little Neck Parkway Bus Service