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What’s new — June 2016

We’re still alive! Here’s what you can expect for this month and in the foreseeable future during the summer. Short-term plan of action It has been decided that the first area of the greenway that we will tackle is on Conduit Boulevard between Liberty Avenue and 80th Street. More on this soon. Bike ride to […]

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SQGW April Meeting 4/16/16

Dear Friends of the Southern Queens Greenway initiative, Our April meeting will be on Saturday, April 16th at noon. In honor of Earth Day (April 22nd) our meeting will be outdoors in beautiful Rufus King Park weather permitting. Check here for any updates for location. Tentative Agenda: Introductions Read March minutes Communication Greenway Map project Strategic planning Southern […]

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Southern Queens Greenway Meeting — March 5th

Dear Friends of the Southern Queens Greenway initiative,   I hope you all enjoyed your holidays.   You are cordially invited to participate in our first lunch/meeting on Saturday, March 5th at noon. I want to invite you and friends to a strategic meeting to discuss how to proceed with the greenway initiative. In 2015 I […]

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Walk the Conduit Gallery 8/15/15

 

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Trip to the Conduit 6/18/15

Yesterday I had time after work to go for a tour of the Conduit. I documented my experience with a particular interest in the conditions of pedestrian facilities and the overall feel. I made it as far south as the pedestrian footbridge and then ended by the Norwood Ave J train stop by Highland Park. […]

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Update: Springfield Park section of SQGW is complete

Great news! On April 22nd, Earth Day 2015, Friends of Idlewild (@IdlewildPreserv) tweeted a photo of the Springfield Park section of the Greenway. It runs along Springfield Blvd from 147th Ave to South Conduit Ave. A small yet important step towards connecting Southeast Queens to the NYC Greenway network. NOTE: The update will not appear on […]

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Southern Queens Greenway is growing and needs your help

Southern Queens Greenway has been making news and needs your help. After being featured in the Nassau Herald, Rockaway Times, Queens Press and DNAinfo it is clear Southern Queens Greenway needs your help. We need volunteers who can offer their time as well as diverse skill set. Included below are some suggested skills that would help. Core areas: […]

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Southern Queens Greenway on Social Media

Good news! You can now follow the Southern Queens Greenway from popular social media services. Please “Like” Southern Queens Greenway on Facebook, “Follow” @SQueensGreenway on Twitter and of course spread the word with family and friends who may want to learn more about this exciting new campaign in Queens. Potential candidates include but are not limited to walkers, […]

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Petition is online. Sign! Sign! Sign!

Sign the petition We are live! The petition is now on Change.org. You can use your facebook account and share with anyone who’d be interested right from the site. Potential sharing candidates are those who enjoy walking, running, biking or anyone who believes that NYers should have safe access to their parks. We are now drafting […]

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Making route distinctions

It has come to our attention that there is some confusion when recognizing the Southern Queens Greenway amid other recognized trails. The media has covered some of these pedestrian and bike friendly trails so it is important to understand the differences. We’ve been asked if this project has anything to do with the Gateway National Recreation Area. […]