It’s not too late to join community leaders from the Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, and Columbia Street Waterfront neighborhoods along with the New York City Economic Development Corporation to discuss the future of the Bronx-Queens Expressway. The third and final BQE Community Design Workshop takes place this evening and will cover refined designed proposals aimed to reconnect areas surrounding the urban expressway.
Act quickly, as the final Community Design Workshop takes place this evening from 6:30PM until 8:30PM at the Long Island College Hospital (LICH), Avram Conference Center, Rooms A and B located at 339 Hicks Street in Brooklyn. Attendance is free and open to the public, but an RSVP is requested at BQE@nycedc.com.
Among topics to be discussed are noise reduction, pollution mitigation, beautification, connectivity, and pedestrian safety. The BQE Enhancement project target area is bounded by Hamilton Avenue and Atlantic Avenue and is planned to be built in the next five to ten years.One of several proposed BQE redesigns discussed over the summer (Courtesy NYC EDC) One of several proposed BQE redesigns discussed over the summer (Courtesy NYC EDC) Community members at a previous BQE meeting (Courtesy NYC EDC) Community members at a previous BQE meeting (Courtesy NYC EDC)