US DOT announced that NYC DOT, Parks, & EDC won a $7.25M to expand Greenways

Significant portions of the New York City Greenway System remain unfinished. Our organizations (Eastern Queens Greenway & Motor Parkway East) as well as other members of the #Greenways4NYC Coalition wrote letters of support to the US DOT so that the agencies could get funding to conduct a Destination Greenways like process of community input so that plans are in place that can then be funded. … Read More US DOT announced that NYC DOT, Parks, & EDC won a $7.25M to expand Greenways

Come Celebrate the Motor Parkway Bill Passing in Albany!

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!

Barry Grodenchik Secures $1.25 Million For The Motor Parkway

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