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
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!
Council Member Barry Grodenchik recently announced that he secured $1,250,000 for the rehabilitation of the Vanderbilt Motor Parkway. Since trails like this don’t have car/truck traffic, they need far less upkeep than other roads. However, the last time the Motor Parkway was substantially repaved was at least two decades ago. The heavily used trail is… Read More Barry Grodenchik Secures $1.25 Million For The Motor Parkway
Our friends at The Motor Parkway East project are looking to connect the Motor Parkway Trail in Eastern Queens with the 14-mile long Motor Parkway Trail being built in Nassau. Currently there are bills in Albany that are stuck in committee and we need your help to move them forward this legislative section. Assembly Bill… Read More The Motor Parkway Needs Your Help Today
We interview Joby Jacob about Participatory Budgeting and the Motor Parkway history.… Read More Participatory Budgeting Starts Today
Take a read of this great Urban Omnibus article from SLO Architecture that we were featured in. Hopefully by showing more people our areas great history, places like the Motor Parkway will be protected, restored and improved for generations to come. http://urbanomnibus.net/2016/10/nature-your-neighbors-and-you/