Transportation

sustainable, environmentally-friendly transportation

Meeting to discuss B44 Bus Line improvements

Meeting to discuss B44 Bus Line improvements

Do you depend on the B44 Nostrand Avenue bus to get around Brooklyn? Do you wish you could? Come to the Department of Transportation’s Community Advisory Committee meeting on Tuesday December 8th!

Bus Rapid Transit workshop tomorrow

Bus Rapid Transit workshop tomorrow

If you get around Brooklyn by bus (or would like to), your presence is requested at the Brooklyn College Student Center tomorrow (Wednesday, June 10th) at 6:30pm.

Bike to Work from Flatbush this Wednesday!

Bike to Work from Flatbush this Wednesday!

Flatbush resident Deb Kapell invites YOU to join her Bike to Work ride this Wednesday!

An Evening of Streetfilms on June 10th!

An Evening of Streetfilms on June 10th!

Sustainable Flatbush invites you to celebrate BikeBKLN by visualizing a future of Livable Streets!

Contact Kevin Parker about Transit Cuts

Contact Kevin Parker about Transit Cuts

I just received an email from a neighbor providing details on how to contact State Senator Kevin Parker if you live in his district and support funding public transit with minimal tolls on the East River bridges:

Rally on Monday with Prospect Park Youth Advocates

Rally on Monday with Prospect Park Youth Advocates

On Monday, September 15th, the Prospect Park Youth Advocates invite you & your familes and friends to a youth-friendly rally in support of a car-free Prospect Park.

Flatbush Bike Ride to Summer Streets!

Flatbush Bike Ride to Summer Streets!

Okay, now I can speak from first-hand experience: Summer Streets, New York City’s experiment with creating a car-free haven for pedestrians and cyclists, is truly fantastic!

Streetfilms: Summer Streets 2008

Streetfilms: Summer Streets 2008

For your viewing pleasure! This is history in the making, folks. As Gil Peñalosa says in the film, Mayor Bloomberg and (especially!) Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan deserve credit for having the guts to try something new.

Summer Streets!!!!

Due to a MOST unfortunate prior commitment I was unable to attend the historic kickoff of NYC Summer Streets on Saturday… but I did manage to grab a photo (camera phone, sorry!) of the last few precious car-free moments. Union Square, car-free!

Summer Streets coming soon!

You may have already heard about NYC Summer Streets, the car-free celebration coming up in August. On the 16th we will be hosting a “feeder” ride from Flatbush to join the party, stay tuned for details! For now, enjoy this promo video courtesy of our friends at Streetfilms: