Bushwick Bike Network
NYC DOT's Street Ambassadors were present at this year's Shape-Up, Bushwick community celebration in Irving Square Park on Brooklyn-Queens Day, June 9, 2016.
Throughout May and June, NYC DOT's road crews were hard at work implementing the Bushwick Bicycle Network's first phase of bike lanes along Irving Ave, Jefferson Ave, and Hancock St. Enjoy and bike safely!
On Wednesday, March 16th, 2016, members of Brooklyn Community Board Four voted in support of NYC DOT's proposal for the Bushwick Community Bike Network. NYC DOT is confident that this plan will have a low impact on existing
On Wednesday, February 17, 2016, NYC DOT representatives presented the proposal for the first phase of the Bushwick Community Bicycle Network to Brooklyn Community Board 4.
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 led a lesson about bike planning with students from El Puente Bushwick Leadership Center on Central Ave.
On Saturday, June 6, 2015, NYC DOT representatives tabled at the Arts in Bushwick Community Day, an event for Bushwick Open Studios in Maria Hernandez Park.
On Thursday, June 4, 2015, NYC DOT representatives tabled at Shape Up, Bushwick!, a neighborhood celebration for Brooklyn-Queens Day in Maria Hernandez Park.
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.
Representatives from NYC DOT and the office of Councilmember Espinal visited the Puerto Rican Schwinn Club, a bike-enthusiast club that's called Bushwick home since the 1970's, to involve their members in the process to improve the cycling network in the neighborhood.
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.
Representatives from NYC DOT and the offices of Councilmembers Espinal and Reynoso were out in full-force on Wednesday evening to administer surveys in-person with residents and commuters around the Myrtle-Wyckoff L/M station.
NYC DOT was happy to be a part of Eco-Station's Earth Day celebration on Thursday afternoon, April 23, 2015, at Bushwick Campus Farm on Irving Ave.
NYC DOT representatives visited bike shops throughout the neighborhood to solicit their feedback and involve them in the outreach process.
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.
On November 18, 2014, NYC DOT kicked-off its community planning process with a presentation at the 83rd Precinct Community Council on Knickerbocker Avenue.