On February 17, 2016, NYC DOT will be presenting its proposal for the first phase of the Bushwick bike network to Community Board 4 at Hope Gardens Multi Services Center at 195 Linden Street. The presentation will detail the proposal and outline how NYC DOT determined this plan based on an extensive outreach and community planning process. CB4 begins their monthly meetings at 6:30pm. 

Event Location:
Hope Gardens Multi-Service Center, 195 Linden Street, Brooklyn, NY
Event Date:
Wed, 02/17/2016 - 09:00 AM to Wed, 02/17/2016 - 06:00 PM

NYC DOT joined neighborhood organizations, agencies, and elected officials from Bushwick and Williamsburg in a parade down Knickerbocker Ave followed by a community resource fair and celebration in Maria Hernandez Park. NYC DOT representatives providing the public with information about biking laws in New York City, as well as resources like bike maps and BikeSmart guides. 

Event Location:
Maria Hernandez Park, Brooklyn, NY
Event Date:
Sat, 08/22/2015 - 09:00 AM to Sat, 08/22/2015 - 06:00 PM

NYC DOT representatives led a lesson about bike planning with students from El Puente Bushwick Leadership Center on Central Ave. After providing students with an overview of how planning design bike networks throughout New York City, students broke into groups where they used paper cut-outs to create their own street grids and bike paths, lanes, and shared ways. The lesson provided students with some insight into the challenges and opportunities planners face in creating safer, more equitable streets throughout the city. 

Event Location:
El Puente Bushwick Leadership Center, 311 Central Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Event Date:
Tue, 08/04/2015 - 09:00 AM to Tue, 08/04/2015 - 06:00 PM

On Saturday, June 6, 2015, NYC DOT representatives tabled at Arts in Bushwick Community Day, an event for Bushwick Open Studios in Maria Hernandez Park. They informed attendees about the ongoing process to plan a community bike network for Bushwick and elicited their feedback on current biking and street conditions throughout the neighborhood. This input will be incorporated into the planning process for a neighborhood bike network. 

Event Location:
Maria Hernandez Park, Brooklyn, NY
Event Date:
Sat, 06/06/2015 - 09:00 AM to Sat, 06/06/2015 - 06:00 PM

On Thursday, June 4, 2015, NYC DOT representatives tabled at Shape Up, Bushwick!, a neighborhood celebration for Brooklyn-Queens Day in Maria Hernandez Park. They informed attendees about the ongoing process to plan a community bike network for Bushwick and elicited their feedback on current biking and street conditions throughout the neighborhood. This input will be incorporated into the planning process for a neighborhood bike network. 

Event Location:
Maria Hernandez Park, Brooklyn, NY
Event Date:
Thu, 06/04/2015 - 09:00 AM to Thu, 06/04/2015 - 06:00 PM

NYC DOT held its second community workshop at the Silent Barn on Bushwick Ave on May 9th, 2015. Attendees participated by idenitfying difficult streets and intersections for biking and proposing their own community bike network. NYC DOT will analyze and integrate workshop feedback into the planning process. Check out photos here! 

Event Location:
The Silent Barn, 603 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Event Date:
Sat, 05/09/2015 - 09:00 AM to Sat, 05/09/2015 - 06:00 PM

Representatives from NYC DOT and the offices of Councilmembers Espinal and Reynoso visited the Puerto Rican Schwinn Club, a bike-enthusiast social group that's called Bushwick home since the 1970's, to involve their members in the process to improve the cycling network in the neighborhood. 

Event Location:
Puerto Rico Shwinn Club, Brooklyn, NY
Event Date:
Wed, 05/06/2015 - 09:00 AM to Wed, 05/06/2015 - 06:00 PM

Representatives from NYC DOT and the office of Councilmember Reynoso were out in full-force on Monday evening to administer surveys in-person with residents and commuters around the Jefferson Street L station. The survey asks individuals to detail their experiences biking on Bushwick's streets.

Event Location:
Jefferson St L station, Brooklyn, NY
Event Date:
Mon, 05/04/2015 - 09:00 AM to Mon, 05/04/2015 - 06:00 PM

Representatives from NYC DOT and the office of Councilmember Espinal were out in full-force on Wednesday evening to administer surveys in-person with residents and commuters around the Myrtle-Wyckoff L/M station. The survey asks individuals to detail their experiences biking on Bushwick's streets. The resulting data will be incorporated into the planning process. 

Event Location:
Myrtle Ave & Wyckoff Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Event Date:
Wed, 04/29/2015 - 09:00 AM to Wed, 04/29/2015 - 06:00 PM

NYC DOT was happy to be a part of Eco-Station's Earth Day event on Thursday afternoon at Bushwick Campus Farm on Irving Ave. NYC DOT representatives conducted a mobile workshop with students and event participants to ellicit their feedback on current biking and street conditions throughout Bushwick. This input will be incorporated into the planning process for a neighborhood bike network. 

Event Location:
Bushwick Campus Farm, 400 Irving Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Event Date:
Thu, 04/23/2015 - 09:00 AM to Thu, 04/23/2015 - 06:00 PM

NYC DOT representatives visited bike shops throughout the neighborhood to solicit their feedback and involve them in the outreach process. They had the chance to talk with staff members from Bushwick Bike Repair, Bushwick Bicycles, Bushwick Bike Shop, Harvest Cyclery, Terrific's Video & Bikes, and Velo Brooklyn.  

Event Location:
Event Date:
Mon, 03/23/2015 - 09:00 AM to Mon, 03/23/2015 - 06:00 PM

NYC DOT held its first community workshop at the New Jerusalem United Methodist Church on Knickerbocker Ave on February 19th, 2015. Thirty-five people participated by idenitfying difficult streets and intersections for biking and proposing their own community bike network. NYC DOT will analyze and integrate workshop feedback into the planning process. Be sure to check out the presentation and event photos

Event Location:
New Jerusalem United Methodist Church, 484 Knickerbocker Ave, Brooklyn, NY
Event Date:
Thu, 02/19/2015 - 09:00 AM to Thu, 02/19/2015 - 06:00 PM

On November 19, 2014, NYC DOT kicked-off its community planning process with a presentation to Community Board 4 at the Hope Gardens Multi-Service Center. NYC DOT officials identified the opportunities and challenges of creating a community-wide bike network, outlined the outreach process, and opened the call for steering committee members. 

Event Location:
Hope Gardens Multi-Service Center, 195 Linden Street, Brooklyn, NY
Event Date:
Wed, 11/19/2014 - 09:00 AM to Wed, 11/19/2014 - 06:00 PM

On November 18, 2014, NYC DOT kicked-off its community planning process with a presentation at the 83rd Precinct Community Council on Knickerbocker Avenue. NYC DOT officials identified the opportunities and challenges of creating a community-wide bike network, outlined the outreach process, and opened the call for steering committee members. 

Event Location:
83rd Precinct, 480 Knickerbocker Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Event Date:
Tue, 11/18/2014 - 09:00 AM to Tue, 11/18/2014 - 06:00 PM

In August 2014, NYC DOT launched an online survey to collect feedback on the community's experiences and challenges for biking in Bushwick. 

Event Location:
Event Date:
Fri, 08/01/2014 - 09:00 AM to Fri, 01/01/2016 - 06:00 PM