public safety

Walk for Safety on McGuiness Blvd

McGuiness Blvd Memorial Walk — Part of the 7th Annual NYC Memorial Ride & Walk The NYC Street Memorial Project will hold the 7th Annual Memorial Ride and Walk on Sunday, March 18, 2012. Together we will ride to the locations where cyclists have lost their lives in the past year and walk to the location of all the fatalities on McGuiness Blvd. Bring flowers and other items to honor those we have lost. This year, in order to highlight the dangerous conditions that continue to fester and kill people […]

What is the State of the Neighborhood?

Town Hall Meeting Thurs Feb 2, 2012. 7-9pm 160 N 5th — Holy Ghost Ukranian Church Neighborhood Forum Sat Feb 4, 2012. 12-4pm 110 Kent Ave [@N8th] Ground floor of NAG office bldg. If you could give the neighborhood a grade,what would it be? Join new and long-time community members as we discuss the crucial issues in Greenpoint and Williamsburg, things like affordable housing, tenant rights, homelessness, transportation, safe streets, public schools, development and city infrastructure, open space, parks, and environmental justice. NAG will be presenting a Community Report Card […]

Safety Advocates Hold Rally For Traffic Justice

Today, Transportation Alternatives announced the launch of an investigation into the NYPD’s traffic crash investigation practices. Joined outside One Police Plaza by the friends and families of dangerous driving victims and concerned New Yorkers, advocates delivered more than 2,650 letters to NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly, demanding the NYPD hold dangerous drivers accountable. The probe is being launched to shine a light on the Police Department’s failure to recognize traffic violence as a public safety crisis. From 2000 to 2009, more people were killed in traffic than murdered by guns in […]

Important Transportation Meeting

After giving thanks for such an amazing and vibrant community that we live in, now is a great time to get involved and attend a community meeting! At CB#1 Transportation Committee meeting, the NYC DOT will be making 2 important presentations. First we will see the final masterplan for the Brooklyn Greenway. Then they will host a discussion on possible locations for the new Bike Share program. Add your important voice to the discussion…

Get a Bike Share preview!

DOT Bike Share Demonstration: McCarren Park September 30, 2011 (12:00 PM–4:00 PM) Check out the DOT Bike Share program at McCarren Park to test ride the bikes and ask the DOT staff questions. Bikes will be located at the corner of Bedford Avenue and N. 12th Street. In cooperation with the NYC DOT, NAG & OSA Check out the NYC Bike Share page for other Fall Bike Share events