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
City Council Member Barry S. Grodenchik has been elected to chair of the Committee on Parks and Recreation for the next four years.… Read More Council Member Barry S. Grodenchik elected chair of the Committee on Parks and Recreation
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
Please note that the next Eastern Queens Greenway meeting will be changed to Tuesday, January 16th at 7:30 PM. There is a lot of activity we’re planning for 2018, so come to our first meeting of the year ready to make positive change for your neighborhood. We look forward to seeing you there. When: Tuesday… Read More Next EQGW Meeting Tuesday January 16th
Council Member Barry Grodenchik buys Snow Removal Equipment for Cunningham Park… Read More Council Member Barry Grodenchik buys Snow Removal Equipment for Cunningham Park
This year ten cyclists, and five members of the Eastern Queens Greenway Association, will be taking to the streets of the five boroughs of New York, to participate in the annual TD Five Boro Bike Tour. They will not only be having a blast rolling through all five boroughs, but they will be raising money… Read More Riding to Champion Hope for Autism
Please note that the next EQGW meeting has changed dates and now will be on Wednesday, December 13 at 7:30 PM. We’re sorry for any confusion. Add usual the meeting will be at: Flushing Quaker Meetings House 137-16 Northern Boulevard Flushing, NY 11354 We hope to see you there.
The Eastern Queens Greenway is incredibly lucky to have so many great volunteers who spend numerous hours of their free time making our streets a little safer for all of our neighbors. At this time of the year, we would like to recognize one of our volunteers who really went above and beyond. Joelle Galatan,… Read More Eastern Queens Greenway Leadership Award Announced
My job recently transferred me to an office only 2.2 miles away from my home. I decided since I was now living so close to my office and no longer had to go over the Throgs Neck Bridge to get to work, I would try to commute by bike. I really enjoyed riding over the… Read More My First Day Biking to Work by
Ilana Slaff, M.D.
If you only come to one Eastern Queens Greenway meeting this year, make it the November meeting. This Monday we’re going to talk about our wins/losses over the past year and the recent momentum we’re building for our new projects. We’ll talk to you about how to make change through the City’s bureaucracy and what… Read More Next EQGW Meeting Monday November 20th