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!

Free Kissena Way Walking History Tour on November 24th

If you want to walk off some of the extra pounds from your Thanksgiving feast, join us on Friday, November 24th for a local history tour. We’ll visit institutions we’re thankful for, like the Queens Botanical Gardens, and talk about some neighborhood additions that are still in progress, like the Kissena Corridor Park Mediation Garden… Read More Free Kissena Way Walking History Tour on November 24th

Come Celebrate the Installation of Protected Bike Lanes on Northern Boulevard

The Northern Boulevard bike lanes are a huge infrastructure improvement for our community.  For the first time residents in Douglaston and Little Neck will have a safe connection to Bayside and Bay Terrace without having to use a car or bus.  We know how dangerous Northern Boulevard was before, injuring hundreds and killing a cyclist… Read More Come Celebrate the Installation of Protected Bike Lanes on Northern Boulevard

Councilman Grodenchik Secures $5.25 Million to Repave the Vanderbilt Motor Parkway

The Vanderbilt Motorparkway is as good as a superhighway to anyone who walks, runs, or bikes in Northeastern Queens. The scenic trail winds through residential neighborhoods and connects Alley Pond and Cunningham Parks. Originally constructed in the 1920’s, it’s needed and received little maintenance since. The last time it was repaved was in the 1970’s.… Read More Councilman Grodenchik Secures $5.25 Million to Repave the Vanderbilt Motor Parkway

Learn-To-Ride Class For for Autistic Beginners on November 12th

Since August, I, Joelle Galatan, an EQGA member, have been working with Bike New York’s Learn-to-Ride program, as well as schools that serve children with intellectual disabilities such as ELIJA (Empowering Long Island through Its Journey with Autism) to help create and organize a safe, fun, and inclusive environment for individuals ages eight and up… Read More Learn-To-Ride Class For for Autistic Beginners on November 12th