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2018 Northwoods Family Memorial Day Trail Ride
May
26
10:00 AM10:00

2018 Northwoods Family Memorial Day Trail Ride

Join Trips for Kids Metro NY as we celebrate the 11 year anniversary of Cunningham Park's North Woods Mountain Bike Trail!


Fun All-Day Activities Include:

Beginner Mountain Bike lessons (TFK)
Guided Trail Rides ( Beginner and Internmediate) 
Bike Art (Recycle a Bicycle/ Bike NewYork)
Pump Track - ( CLIF) 



Events are ongoing throughout the day, so you can participate in as many activities as you like. RSVP on the Eventbrite page so we know how many people to accommodate.

What to bring: 
TFK will provide its fleet of bikes supporting riders ages 7 and up. You are welcome to bring your own bike or you can pre-register to make sure a complimentary bike is available. 

Where to go:
Cunningham Park
Grassy Knoll in front of
210th Street Playground at 73rd Ave
Oakland Gardens, NY 11364

 

The event is being produced by Trips for Kids Metro NY, CLIMB, PEAK, Friends of Cunningham Park, and CLIF
For more information, email info@tfkmetrony.org.

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Rally to Bring the Buses Back!
May
1
6:30 PM18:30

Rally to Bring the Buses Back!

Long Island Streets in partnership with community members and organizations on the Long Beach barrier island are rallying before the May Day City Council meeting for bus service to be restored.

Stand in solidarity with WORKERS, DISABLED, LOW-COME, COMMUTERS, CAR-LESS, DISADVANTAGED and all workers and visitors on the barrier island who were affected by the CRUEL drastic bus cuts – people were denied their RIGHTS to a public meeting. 

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION should never be on the chopping block!!!

 

 

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Jane Jacob Rockaway Bike Tour
May
13
11:00 AM11:00

Jane Jacob Rockaway Bike Tour

LOCATION: RISE, 58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd (B59th St)

This year marks the 101st year anniversary of the birth of urban activist and urban renewal opponent Jane Jacobs. To celebrate this anniversary, the Municipal Arts Society is coordinating events that embody Jacobs's legacy by getting people outside and exploring New York City with one another.

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Linking Valley Stream- Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety
Jan
10
6:00 PM18:00

Linking Valley Stream- Pedestrian & Bicycle Safety

Gathering of Valley Stream leaders, law enforcement, traffic safety groups, and community partners strategizing short- and long-term projects to create safer streets, sidewalks and pathways for pedestrians and cyclists, and to address critical crash spots for the safety of all road users.

We will look towards pedestrian and bicycle education programs in the community including school, senior centers, community centers and in partnership with businesses, as well as increasing awareness of driver and passenger education throught PSA's and outreach. Problematic intersections will be discussed for short-term fixes to increase visibility, with law enforcement and planners at the table.

We hope this outreach will increase support for a comprehensive traffic study to help grant seeking for more long-term Complete Street designs. 

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