A request to turn Utopia Parkway into a complete street has been unanimously approved by the full Community Board 11 board on Monday March 1st and now go to the Department of Transportation.… Read More Utopia Complete Street Request Sent to DoT
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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On September 11th, 2017, Community Board 11 Queens tried to destroy the street safety improvements they approved at their previous General Meeting. We could not be more disappointed at the lack of commitment to neighborhood safety, the inappropriate politicking, or the lack of civic process. After the General Meeting on June 5th, when the Northern… Read More CB11 Plays Politics with Safety Infrastructure
Oakland Gardens residents and the students of Nathanial Hawthorne Middle School 74Q just got a big safety improvement that our community leaders are excited about. Council Member Barry S. Grodenchik, Congress Member Grace Meng, Assembly Member Nily Rozic, Assembly Member David Weprin, and Community Board 11 Queens Chair Christine L. Haider all spoke yesterday praising… Read More The Community Praises the Protected Bike Lane on Oceania Street and 210th Street
On Monday, July 17th the Transportation Committee of Community Board 11 held an emergency meeting to discuss ideas about a protected path connecting Bayside and Douglaston. Earlier this year the same Community Board’s General Committee had already voted to approved DoT’s design for this path, 18 in favor, 11 against (color photo below). The ideas… Read More CB11 Transportation Committee Revisits Already Approved Bike Lane / Street Design
Tonight is our monthly in-person meeting. As usual, it’s going to start at 7:30 PM at the Old Quaker Meeting House in Flushing. We hope you can make it to discuss what areas of Eastern Queens you feel could use street safety improvements. 137-16 Northern Boulevard Flushing, New York 11354 If you live or… Read More Monthly Meeting & Emergency CB11 Transportation Committee Tonight
Queens residents realize that they deserve more from their streets, and are willing to fight for better design.… Read More What the Win On Northern Means For All Queens Streets
You can save lives tonight just by showing up at CB11’s meeting to #FixNorthern so kids can safely get to their parks.… Read More Tonight You Can Save Lives in Eastern Queens
Your signature can help sway the upcoming vote for pedestrian/bike access connecting Douglaston and Little Neck to Bayside and Bay Terrace.… Read More The New Face of Northern Boulevard