Intern Reports

 Select Bus Service Open House November 15th: Success!

Select Bus Service Open House November 15th: Success!

The Select Bus Service Open House at Brooklyn College was a success! The overall feel for the meeting was informal. Story boards of the project were placed on the edges of the room, leaving room for people to browse and look over the design.

Project LeafDrop 2010 Report

Project LeafDrop 2010 Report

The Project LeafDrop that Sustainable Flatbush has held the past two Saturdays (November 6th and 13th) has been a great success! Thanks to all who participated, whether it was by volunteering or by contributing leaves, any help is much appreciated!

Bus Rapid Transit Open House Monday November 15th!

Bus Rapid Transit Open House Monday November 15th!

Do you use the B44 bus line to go to work, school or for any other trip? You should attend the Public Open House on November 15th at Brooklyn College to discuss the design of Brooklyn’s first proposed Bus Rapid Transit line.

Livable Streets intern: Lauren!

Livable Streets intern: Lauren!

My name is Lauren Pessoa. I have lived in East Flatbush all of my life and I will be an intern with Sustainable Flatbush. I recently graduated in May from George Washington University with a BA in International Affairs and Geography. I intend to pursue a master’s degree in urban planning with a concentration in […]

Meet Fall Intern: Kimberly!

My name is Kimberly White and I will be a Fall Intern with Sustainable Flatbush. I am a freshman at CUNY Baruch and I intend to pursue a double major in environmental engineering and agriculture, with a minor in sustainability. Previously I interned with Recycle-A-Bicycle as a student mechanic. I was inspired to mobilize, organize […]

Park(ing) Day 2010: Cortelyou Road Park

Park(ing) Day 2010: Cortelyou Road Park

Park(ing) Day NYC, as part of a larger international movement, supports the conversion of parking spots into people-friendly public spaces for the day.

Greetings from Fall Intern: Elisabeth Deogracias

Greetings from Fall Intern: Elisabeth Deogracias

Dearest supporters of Sustainable Flatbush, I am a new member of the SF Community, being brought on board as an intern for the fall semester. My name is Elisabeth Deogracias. I come to Flatbush originally from Santa Cruz, California. I am starting my junior year at NYU, majoring in environmental and metropolitan studies. I’m excited […]

Block Party Report

Block Party Report

Our Traffic Calming Block Party on Sunday was a big success and lots of fun! Thanks to the efforts of the many people who worked on the event, as well as an enthusiastic bunch of local residents

Garden Visioning Session report

Garden Visioning Session report

On Wednesday, June 16th, Sustainable Flatbush held the second of two brainstorming sessions for a new community garden to be located on the property of Flatbush Reformed Church.

SWAB this!

SWAB this!

On Monday, June 7th I had the opportunity to attend the monthly meeting of Brooklyn’s Solid Waste Advisory Board (SWAB) at Borough Hall. When Anne sent me an email asking if I could go, she joked about how it would be more interesting than I think. Of course, she was right!