Astoria
May 21, 2014

Vision Zero Public Workshop TONIGHT

Surely you’ve heard of Vision Zero—it is a city plan focused on ending traffic deaths and injuries on our streets. Part of the plan includes public workshops, and one of the (…)

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Surely you’ve heard of Vision Zero—it is a city plan focused on ending traffic deaths and injuries on our streets. Part of the plan includes public workshops, and one of the two sets of workshops is in Queens TONIGHT! The workshop goes from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Here is more info:

Come to this interactive workshop to learn more about Vision Zero and tell us about conditions in the neighborhoods you live in, work and visit. Give specific suggestions or concerns, participate in mapping activities to pinpoint issues, and join in small discussion groups moderated by DOT and NYPD staff. Your input will aid in identifying street safety projects.

This event is sponsored by Public Advocate Letitia James, Comptroller Scott Stringer, Assemblymember Vivian Cook, Senator Michael Gianaris, Senator Jose Peralta, Senator Malcolm Smith, Councilmember Costa Constantinides, Councilmember Daniel Dromm, Councilmember Donavan Richards, Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley, Councilmember Eric Ulrich, Councilmember I. Daneek Miller, Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer, Councilmember Mark Weprin, Councilmember Paul Vallone, Councilmember Peter Koo, Councilmember Rory Lancman, Councilmember Ruben Wills, Congressman Joseph Crowley.

Sponsors also include Families for Safe Streets, Friends of Fort Totten Park, Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement House, StreetsPAC, TA Queens Committee, Tri-State Transportation Campaign

The workshop tonight is at Bohemian Hall at 29-19 24th Avenue. This is an important opportunity and we hope many in our Astoria community can take advantage of it!

About Meg Cotner

Meg Cotner was trained as a harpsichordist and now works as a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of "Food Lovers' Guide to Queens," and is a skilled and avid home cook, baker, and preserver.

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