Woodhaven civic to city: We don’t like Select Bus plan for Woodhaven Blvd.
Photo by Suzanne Monteverdi

BY SUZANNE MONTEVERDI Woodhaven residents and their elected officials have spoken: the Select Bus Service (SBS) plan for Woodhaven Boulevard needs some serious revision. The proposal highlighted the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association (WRBA) meeting on Saturday afternoon. Attendees raised concerns regarding the plan as it is currently being presented include the placement of pedestrians waiting for the bus […]

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Queens Boulevard has one of the nation’s best bike lanes: report
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A stretch of bike lanes along Queens Boulevard meant to be a quick fix for a road nicknamed the “boulevard of death” has just been named one of the best new bike lanes by People for Bikes. The organization, founded by bicycle industry leaders,  released its America’s 10 Best New Bike Lanes of 2015 list on […]

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Still waiting: Q58 rated Queens’ slowest bus line for sixth-straight year
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Not even the New York Yankees or New England Patriots could duplicate the title “success” of the Q58 bus line, which earned its sixth consecutive Pokey Award from the Straphangers Campaign as Queens’ slowest bus route. The New York Public Interest Research Group (NYPIRG) Straphangers Campaign and Transportation Alternatives announced the winners (or losers) of the […]

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Woodhaven residents enjoy small victory in SBS battle as DOT talks continue
Photo by Kelly Marie Mancuso

Updated Nov. 25, 1:37 p.m. BY KELLY MARIE MANCUSO Assemblyman Mike Miller announced a major victory in the ongoing battle with the Department of Transportation (DOT) over Select Bus Service at the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association (WRBA) meeting on Saturday. According to Miller, the DOT agreed to push back implementation of the project until 2017, […]

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Community raises opposition to potential Cross Harbor Tunnel plan
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Don’t even think about bringing back the Cross Harbor Tunnel proposal, local civic leaders told the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ). In response to the Tier I Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) that the PANYNJ released on Sept. 25 for their proposed Cross Harbor Freight Program (CHFP), local civic organizations and Community […]

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