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April 15, 2021

Latest Progress On The Greenway!

BGI is committed to the ambitious vision for 26+ mile Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway — an uninterrupted path of multi-use trails and linear parks tracing the Brooklyn waterfront from Greenpoint to…

April 5, 2021

From The City: BGI Joins Coalition of Groups Calling for Connected NYC Greenway Network

A fully connected NYC Greenway Network will deliver a multitude of benefits to 8.5 million New Yorkers in all reaches of the city and help NYC’s recovery from COVID-19, but…

March 24, 2021

Coalition calls for Federal Investment to Connect NYC Greenway Network

Letter Sent March 10, 2021 Re: Infrastructure support for greenway network development in New York City Dear Members of the New York City Congressional Delegation: We write to call your…

December 22, 2020

2020: A Transformative Year in Review

  Dear friend, When it comes to the Greenway, we’ve often said, “if you build it, they will come.” This year, that maxim held true. A record-breaking 1.3 million Brooklynites…

November 11, 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…

September 24, 2020

Brooklyn Greenway Initiative Launches 2020 Waterfront Challenge

131-mile road race supports development of green space and mobility in the borough Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI) announces today the start of the 2020 Brooklyn Waterfront Challenge, a running and…

September 22, 2020

Life Cycle of an Urban Meadow: The Naval Cemetery Landscape in Four Seasons

Photos and text by NCL Associate, Hagan Knauth.   Plants that are native to a particular region (New England, for example) have developed a stable, resilient, and energy efficient system…

August 26, 2020

BGI Launches Collaborative Impact Study of the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway

Consortium of city agencies and community groups initiate data-driven study to ensure sustainable, equitable development of the Greenway  Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI) announced today the launch of a comprehensive User…

July 27, 2020

Birding Along Brooklyn’s Waterfront: An Interview with Heather Wolf

When we think about our neighbors here in Brooklyn, we tend to think of the stoop sitters, domino players, and bodega owners. But there are large populations of other smaller…

July 10, 2020

Have you seen the new signs on the Greenway?

New York City entered phase 3 of reopening this week, and as the city works to find a new-normal, BGI is working tirelessly to close gaps in the route and…