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Another Pedestrian Killed on the UES

Steve Vaccaro, Chair of Transportation Alternatives East Side Committee and fellow UESider, files this post on last night’s tragedy: (Disclaimer: The views expressed below are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect those of Upper Green Side) For those of you who have not heard, a young woman named Laurence Renard was killed […]

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Summer Streets 2010

Summer Streets 2010

Grab your swim trunks because this year’s Summer Streets will now have 300% more pools. That’s right pools. The “dumpster pools” of Gowanus are officially moving on up to the East Side. Three former dumpsters will be recycled and transformed into pools on the east of Park Avenue between 40th and 41st Streets this summer […]

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Free Bike Valet at the Museum Mile Festival

Free Bike Valet at the Museum Mile Festival

Museum Mile Festival (photo via Streetsblog) One day a year 9 of the country’s finest museums collectively open their doors for free to all New Yorkers and visitors for a mile-long block party and visual art celebration. Admission will be free at the Met Museum, the Jewish Museum, the Guggenheim, the Cooper-Hewitt, Museum of the […]

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Think Outside the (Traffic) Box

Think Outside the (Traffic) Box

Do you regularly compete in NYC’s favorite spectator sport; people watching? Are you one to enjoy a nice park bench every now and again?  Well Upper Green Side needs YOU to help us find locations on the Upper East Side for new pedestrian plazas! NYC DOT is set to begin another round of its NYC […]

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Announcing the East Side Streets Coalition

Announcing the East Side Streets Coalition

This spring Upper Green Side will be participating in a new endeavor to help make the Upper East Side a less hazardous place for pedestrians and cyclists. The East Side Streets Coalition is a community-based effort to engage citizens and civic organizations from East Harlem to Chinatown in creating an East Side Action Plan for […]

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NYC DOT Making the Rounds for Select Bus Service

NYC DOT Making the Rounds for Select Bus Service

From the East River Greenway Initiative: This month NYC DOT will be making the rounds to the various East Side Community Boards to present their plans for bus and bicycle infrastructure improvements along 1st and 2nd Avenues from Houston to 125th Street. Check out the schedule below: Community Board 6 –February 1, 2010 (TONIGHT!), 7 […]

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