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March 27, 2020

Bike Riding Trends Shift During Coronavirus Pandemic

By Jeanine Ramirez Brooklyn PUBLISHED 8:13 AM ET Mar. 27, 2020 Rick Chou stopped by Mr. C’s Cycles in Sunset Park to get his bike ready for the streets. “I…

March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Updates

Continue to check this page for the latest updates related to BGI operations and program changes due to the Coronavirus outbreak in New York City. Please also follow @BKGreenway and @NavalCemeteryLandscape on social…

March 23, 2020

Bond Act Will Clear The Way For More Greenways

Carter Strickland In this year’s state budget and proposed Restore Mother Nature Bond Act, New York has the opportunity to invest in green transportation infrastructure for the 21st century. Transportation…

March 20, 2020

Greenway Use Spikes During Coronavirus Outbreak

As we start to settle into new patterns in our personal and professional lives, I’m especially grateful for the community of Greenway users, advocates, and supporters who keep us focused…

December 16, 2019

In this season of generosity and reflection on what’s important, why not GIVE THE GIFT OF GREENWAY?

Maybe you ran in our Half Marathon or 5K this year and wish for more miles of scenic Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway to be completed in the year ahead. Perhaps you…

December 16, 2019

CHECK OUT OUR ANNUAL REPORT AND SEE HOW – WITH YOUR HELP – WE’RE CONNECTING A GREENER, STRONGER, HEALTHIER BROOKLYN

What an incredible year it has been at Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI)!    Since its founding in 2004, BGI’s revolutionary thinking and thoughtful engagement catalyzed the development of the Brooklyn…

October 2, 2019

Brooklyn Artists Featured in Site-Specific Exhibition at the Naval Cemetery Landscape Season Closer Event October 19 and 20

Brooklyn Greenway Initiative Announces Selected Works for Open Call to Artists that Celebrate Art, Nature, and History as part of Open House New York Weekend   Brooklyn, N.Y. (August 15,…

July 29, 2019

CITY’S “GREEN WAVE” PLAN TO CONNECT THE BROOKLYN WATERFRONT GREENWAY BY 2021

Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI) is encouraged by the City’s inclusion of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway in its “Green Wave” plan announced Thursday, which combines design, enforcement, legislation, policy, and education…

July 2, 2019

Naval Cemetery Landscape Open Call to Artists Expand Your Creative Reach Locally

Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI), in partnership with the Brooklyn Navy Yard Development Corporation (BNYDC), last week announced an open call for performances or artworks to be presented at the award-winning…

June 12, 2019

Testimony in Support of Int 1557 To the City Council Committee on Transportation Presented by Brooklyn Greenway Initiative Executive Director Terri Carta

Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI) is a private nonprofit that has been focused for nearly two decades on the development, establishment, and long-term stewardship of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway – a…

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