We’re so happy with the momentum around the Eastern Queens Greenway, from streetblog’s focus on the previous attempts to connect the greenway, to QNS.com’s article covering Destination:Greenways! Most importantly, our local politicians are onboard and willing to put their money where their mouth is. Since $200 million has been dedicated to building the upstate Empire… Read More 39 Senators and Assembly Members Ask for $200 Million for Greenways
Since 2016 our group has organized free walking tours through our parks. Join us at noon on November 29th for an easy 2 mile walk starting at the Main Street entrance of the Queens Botanical Gardens (on Main Street between Dahlia Avenue and Peck Avenue). The walk will mainly be within our park land. Speakers… Read More Free Walking Tour on Nov. 29th
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
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!
The Kissena Way project looks to connect Flushing Meadows, Kissena Corridor, Kissena, and Peck Parks by a single family-safe path. In this effort we already have support from almost 1,000 community members, a letter from the Parks Committee of Queens Community Board 7, and letters from great local politicians: Assembly Member Rozic, Council Member Koo, Council Member Grodenchik, Senator Stavisky, Assembly Member Braunstein, Council Member Vallone, and Senator John Liu. The next step is to work with the Department of Transportation and the Department of Parks & Recreation to conduct a long-overdue study for the completion of this route.… Read More Kissena Way Support Grows with John Liu
The Easter Queens Greenway reached out to Tony Avella (D), John Liu (D), Simon Minching (R), and Vickie Paladino (R) multiple times and reminded them in person when we saw them in public. Tony Avella and John Liu chose to complete the survey. … Read More Exclusive: State Senator Tony Avella and Challenger John Liu speak to EQGW