LIVABLE STREETS

It's the Flatbush Frolic on September 15!

It’s the Flatbush Frolic on September 15!

Join us at our favorite neighborhood street fair to celebrate the Flatbush community!

Pedal Power & Solar Cooking at Cortelyou Greenmarket on December 16!

Pedal Power & Solar Cooking at Cortelyou Greenmarket on December 16!

  Sustainable Flatbush brings a fun and delicious twist to being green at the Cortelyou Greenmarket on Sunday, December 16 from 11am to 2 pm, with a demonstration of our Bike Blender and Solar Oven!

Celebrate National Pollinator Week with Sustainable Flatbush!

Celebrate National Pollinator Week with Sustainable Flatbush!

June 18-24, 2012 has been designated National Pollinator Week by the U.S Department of Agriculture, and we’ve scheduled a Pollinator Education workshop at our BIG Garden Work Day this Saturday, June 23rd! We’ve also joined the National Pollinator Week campaign by signing the Xerces Society‘s Pollinator Protection Pledge. As urban gardeners and pollinator protectors, here’s what […]

Park(ing) Day 2011 at Cortelyou Library Plaza!

Park(ing) Day 2011 at Cortelyou Library Plaza!

Join us for Park(ing) Day this Friday September 16th! Every year since 2007, we’ve  transformed the same parking space on the corner of Cortelyou and Argyle Roads in Brooklyn into a public park (with real grass!) and day-long festival on Park(ing) Day.

4th Annual Street Tree Walking Tour!

4th Annual Street Tree Walking Tour!

The 4th Annual Sustainable Flatbush Street Tree Walking Tour will be Sunday, April 17, the day after the Plant Swap. (It’s a busy weekend for us!)

REWIND: Livable Streets + 2010

REWIND: Livable Streets + 2010

Of the four Sustainable Flatbush initiatives, Livable Streets advocates for increased access to communal spaces that prioritize people over cars. Throughout 2010, we have sponsored a variety of projects and events addressing different issues and aspects related to public space, urban planning, and transportation. Here’s a brief recap of what we’ve been up to!

HOT Lanes a Hot Topic!

HOT Lanes a Hot Topic!

The problem with freeway congestion can be described using a simple economic concept. Demand for roadway space is greater than the supply and this gap has only increased over the past decade.

 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.

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 […]