Please help secure funding for two Waterfront Greenway related projects that will also improve quality of life for people living and working near Newtown Creek. All it takes is a visit to one of the locations below on Wednesday, December 1st or Thursday, December 2nd to place a vote for projects #13 and #21.
The projects are: #13) a new pedestrian/bike bridge across Newtown Creek and #21) green infrastructure for the West Street segment of the greenway. You can vote at one of these locations:
Wednesday, December 1st, 3:00PM to 8:00PM
Queens Library (Court Square) at 25-01 Jackson Avenue
Thursday, December 2nd, 3:00PM to 8:00PM
PS34 in Brooklyn, at 131 Norman Avenue (near McGuinness Boulevard)
The City Parks Foundation is managing a process for communities to select projects to receive funding from a $7 million Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant mitigation fund. There are 22 projects on the list. When you vote, you will be able to rank your top 5 choices. This process will result in a clear list of community preferences. The final decisions will be made by NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.
Here are full descriptions of the two greenway-related projects: