January 31, 2013

See The Greenway Plan

Building The Brooklyn Watefront Greenway

Want to know where the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway is heading? Download Building The Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway (.pdf), a comprehensive look at the whats, whys and hows of this protected pedestrian and bicycle route.

December 21, 2012

Dear Greenway Supporter,

Nydia Velazquez, Brian McCormick, Meg Fellerath and friends celebrate the Brooklyn Greenway

Thanks to your ongoing support, 2012 marked many milestones for the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway. In June, the NYC Department of Transportation released the Implementation Plan for the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway, after years of community-based planning and interagency coordination by Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI) and our partners. This year, BGI also was able to renovate and… more

December 17, 2012

Critical Vote on the Greenway in Greenpoint

A biker and jogger enjoy the Kent Avenue section of the Brooklyn Greenway

On December 19, the CB1 Transportation Committee will be discussing and voting on plans for a section of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway along West Street in Greenpoint. A strong show of support by greenway supporters from Greenpoint and Williamsburg is critical. The meeting is at 435 Graham Avenue at 6:30pm. Please mark your calendars!

June 19, 2012

Join BGI at the Edge for New Views 2012 on Thursday, June 21st!

New Views 2012: June 21, Williamsburg Bistros and Bite

Please join the Board, Host Committee and supporters of Brooklyn Greenway Initiative for our annual summer benefit cocktail party, featuring food and drink from Williamsburg’s distinctive eateries, including Allswell, Café Colette, El Almacén, Egg, Parish Hall, Rosarito Fish Shack, Urban Rustic…and more! Enjoy the hot-and-sweet music of Michael Arenella and his Quartet while overlooking the East… more

June 18, 2012

Public Meetings for Brooklyn Bridge Park Field House Begin on June 18th

Field House with Velodrome? $40 million has been secured to build a field house at Brooklyn Bridge Park that may include a velodrome for cycling and facilities for running and other sports. This is a great opportunity for cyclists and runners and you have an opportunity to weigh in on the plans for the facility… more

June 13, 2012

Save the Date: Saturday, July 28th / 4th Annual Brooklyn Waterfront Epic Ride

This summer’s 40-mile Brooklyn Waterfront Epic Ride will be held on Saturday, July 28, 2012. Registration is now open. See more photos from last year’s ride here. We are also recruiting 60 marshals and other ride support volunteers (non-riders) for this 600-person ride.  If you are an experienced cyclist, you can participate in the Epic… more

June 12, 2012

Tree Stewardship on the Greenway

On Saturday, June 9th, youth from the Red Hook Community Justice Center shared the Columbia Street section of the Greenway with local community volunteers, and everyone worked to clean up litter and weed the tree pits. You can see the results below! This much-needed stewardship event will happen on the 2nd Saturday of each month… more

June 8, 2012

UPDATED to June 12 & 13: Temporary Construction Closure of Brooklyn Bridge Park Interim Greenway

Please see construction notice below, as forwarded by Brooklyn Bridge Park: On Monday, June 11 and Tuesday, June 12 and Wednesday, June 13, the interim greenway between Joralemon and Montague Streets in Brooklyn Bridge Park will be temporarily closed due to construction. Visitors should use Furman Street to connect to the interim greenway at Montague… more

May 25, 2012

Future Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway Bike Tour

Join Brooklyn Greenway Initiative for our annual spring bike tour along the northern 10 miles of the planned Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway route. This is a guided ride at a family-friendly pace, with stops for restrooms and water. Make sure your bicycle is in good working order and bring a spare tube, extra water, sunscreen, snacks… more

May 25, 2012

Governors Island Alliance Family Festival

Come visit Brooklyn Greenway Initiative’s info table at the Governors Island Alliance Family Festival on Saturday, May 26th, 12:00PM-4:00PM. Ferries will be running continuously from Pier 6 at Brooklyn Bridge Park beginning at 11:00AM. More info about the festival here