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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…

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,…

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