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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…

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…

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