Our organization was founded years ago with a dedicated focus, to complete the Greenway across Eastern Queens. This project currently has a significant of momentum (and some money behind it) but we need your help to push the planners to make sure it’s implemented correctly. NYC Parks and NYC DoT listened to a massive amount… Read More Destination:Greenways! Needs Your Input
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.
… Read More Help Bring Safety Improvements to Utopia Parkway!
The New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Planning Bureau has just released their Draft Statewide Greenway Trails Plan. … Read More Draft Statewide Greenway Trails Plan
If you weren’t able to come to the Parks/DoT meeting on greenways/protected bike lanes, make sure that your opinion share your perspective right now.… Read More Enjoy our Parks in Person or Help Improve Them From Home
Due to overwhelming demand, we just heard that the Parks Department are adding another night to the community feedback. If you haven’t signed up for the Monday the 16th yet, please sign up for the new session on the following Thursday. … Read More Important Greenway/Bike Lane Workshop Update
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
On March 25th we stand up for street equality on the Women’s Ride, a 7-mile bike ride down the new protected lanes of Queens Boulevard ending at Borough Hall. Meet us at 11:00 at Queensbridge Park Greenway in Long Island City to stand up for women’s right to bike.… Read More Women’s Ride Today
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
For a little over a year the Eastern Queens Greenway has been dedicated to improving the infrastructure in our community. Working together we can make sure everyone has safe access to their parks. We’ve learned a lot over that time and we hope to continue to grow and evolve to better serve our community. As… Read More Eastern Queens Greenway Rebranding
Last night’s support from the KCPC means so much to us. Thank you!… Read More Endorsement from the Kissena Corridor Park Conservancy