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June 4, 2020

Black Lives Matter

Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI) stands in solidarity with our neighbors in Brooklyn, throughout New York City, and around our country demanding reflection and reform, and the reparations needed to end…

May 28, 2020

2020 Greenway Ride Update

The Greenway Ride presented by Citibike was originally scheduled for May 31st, 2020, but because of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City, BGI needed to postpone the event to…

May 18, 2020

Gowanus Greenway Connector Letter to New York City Department of Transportation

BGI is working tirelessly to close gaps on the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway to provide Brooklynites with a protected and connected bike network and a safe alternative to private cars and crowded public…

May 11, 2020

The Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway as a Resiliency Solution

The Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway provides countless benefits. The route gives communities access to the waterfront, parks and open spaces, job centers, and cultural and entertainment corridors — all of which…

April 24, 2020

BGI’s Statement in Support of Proposed Open Streets Bill

Statement in Support of Int 1933 To the City Council Committee on Transportation Submitted by Brooklyn Greenway Initiative Executive Director Terri Carta April 24, 2020 Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI) is…

April 20, 2020

Citizen Science on the Greenway using the iNaturalist App

By Danielle Knott, NCL Coordinator In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are encouraging the community to be smart and safe while engaging with nature. By offering this guide, we…

April 14, 2020

AM New York Op-Ed: Temporary Greenway connector over Gowanus Canal will serve thousands of essential workers at crossroad of Brooklyn communities

BY TERRI CARTA New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) needs to install a temporary protected bike corridor over the Gowanus Canal for essential workers from South and Central Brooklyn…

April 10, 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…

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…

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