Transportation

sustainable, environmentally-friendly transportation

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!

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.

Ditmas Rides this Friday - in costume!

Ditmas Rides this Friday – in costume!

Dress up yourself, dress up your bike and come to our next Ditmas Ride this Friday (10/29) at 7:00 pm. Of course you can join us if you or your bike are not dressed up. We will meet in front of the Qathra Cafe on Cortelyou Road between Stratford and Westminster.

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

Traffic Calming party this Sunday July 18th!

Traffic Calming party this Sunday July 18th!

This Sunday, July 18th 2010, we’re partnering with Vox Pop Cafe and Ditmas Park Blog to celebrate public space for people and make the corner of Cortelyou and Stratford safer!

Flatbush Avenue Congested Corridors public meeting

Flatbush Avenue Congested Corridors public meeting

This coming Monday night, June 28th, presents a great opportunity for local Livable Streets advocates to have some input on what the future design of Flatbush Avenue will look like!