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
The 111th precinct in Queens is working to bring motor vehicle crashes down to zero under new leadership, John Hall.… Read More Car crash injuries are down in the 111th Precinct
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!
There is a lot of talk about the big elections tomorrow, but New Yorkers in the know are looking at what’s on the back of the ballot, the proposals. This is where we can make some directed changes in the good governance of our City and change some of the old, stale culture of New… Read More Flip the Ballot Over and Vote Yes on 3!
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!
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
Ongoing licensing is common in many industries. Testing drivers as they age can help everyone on the street get where they are going safely.… Read More Why Routine Testing for Drivers Licences Makes Sense
Community Boards are the lowest level of representational government in New York City but the functional life-long appointments have corrupted this tool for civic engagement. You can change this by telling #NYCCharter to reform the rules.… Read More Why Community Boards Need Reform and How You Should Help
Laws change and people age, but the DMV gives out licences even if the driver hasn’t been tested in decades. We need to upgrading our requirements so the most dangerous drivers are taken off our streets.… Read More Rallying to demand DMV Imposes Better Ongoing Requirements for Drivers
The Guardians of Flushing Bay are working hard to save and improve our coastline and are looking for your input to see what you want to see done in our neighborhood.… Read More Share Your Vision for Flushing Waterways!
The Charter Revision Commission wants to hear from you about how to make New York City more representational. Here are the issue and what you can do to make things better.… Read More The City Charter Revision Commission Wants to Hear from You.
A Complete Street redesign on Utopia Parkway (including protected bike lanes) would help all street users avoid tragedies.… Read More Bicycle Lanes Save Pedestrians’ Lives
While a some in CB11 want to rip out the new bike lanes on #FixNorthern Boulevard, others see problems with the alternative proposals.… Read More A Case Against CB11 Downgrading the Northern Boulevard Bike Lanes
On June 1, the Queens Community Board 11 received a letter from MTA New York City Transit containing the MTA’s response to the Little Neck LiNk campaign. I am elated to reveal that the Little Neck LiNk proposal, through the efforts of the Community Board, the Eastern Queens Greenway, and, most importantly, all of you who have voiced your support for the proposal and signed the change.org petition, has inspired improvements for the current Q36 bus service.… Read More Little Neck LiNk-Changes to Q36 Bus Service and Looking Ahead
Join us this Monday as we organize to support our 2018 campaigns. We have some big ideas on how to make our communities safer and some easy ways you can help. When: Monday April 16, from 7:30 PM ‑ 9:00 PM Where: Flushing Quaker Meeting House 137-16 Northern Boulevard Flushing, NY 11354 Why: Because now… Read More Next Eastern Queens Greenway Meeting April 16
Join us this Monday as we plan our campaigns for the spring. You can help us build momentum on the safety infrastructure we’re advocating for and tell us what changes you’d like to make in the community. When: Monday the 19th, 7:30 PM Where: Flushing Quaker Meeting House 137-16 Northern Boulevard Flushing, NY 11354 Why:… Read More Next EQGW Meeting Monday March 19th
Transportation Alternatives just awarded EQGW the Partner of the Year award. Thank you @transalt for the foundation of activism.… Read More EQGW Wins Partner of the Year
Stephan Popa will speak in front of CB11Q for the Little Neck LiNk bus upgrade on March 5.… Read More Progress Update on LiNk
Families for Safe Streets is hosting a program called Sharing Your Story – A Writing Workshop on Monday, February 12 at 6:30pm and we’d love to make this meaningful opportunity available to all those who could benefit from it. Have you or others you know been injured in a traffic crash? Or have a family… Read More Sharing Our Stories – A Writing Workshop
The Little Neck Parkway bus corridor is the only longitudinal bus connection east of Alley Pond Park, and its current schedule does not meet the adequate needs of our communities. This proposal extends the Q46 up Little Neck Parkway to the LIRR station and increases the operation hours of weekday Q36 service, so that the Little Neck Pkwy bus corridor can be made useful for those commuting to and from work. Saturday Q36 service will also be introduced to Q79 levels, so that people can participate in community events without the added cost and stress of parking.… Read More The Little Neck LiNk: A Proposal for Revitalizing the Little Neck Parkway Bus Corridor