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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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Laurelton Greenway (existing)

Happy holidays! Today I  finally got some pictures of the existing Laurelton Greenway that begins at North Conduit Avenue and ends at Merrick Boulevard. Please note that the forecast was cloudy. I took the majority of these while riding. Not a soul could be seen using the Greenway due to the season and low temperatures. I […]

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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. […]

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Eastern Queens Meetup Kickoff Meeting and TAQAC

Transportation Alternatives Queens Activist Committee [TAQAC], a partner organization doing great activist and Complete Streets work in the borough, recently established a sub committee, “Eastern Queens Meetup,” to address pedestrian, public transportation and cycling issues of Eastern Queens. The initial November meeting, held in Bayside, NY, revealed that many Queens and Nassau residents were interested […]

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Welcome to the Southern Queens Greenway

Welcome to the campaign aimed at extending NYC’s existing Greenway network into South and East Queens.  Today only a small fraction of the Greenway from the original 1993 and 2000 DOT and DCP Master Plans can be seen along Laurelton Parkway and Joe Michael’s Mile. Our goal is to bridge the areas along the Belt Parkway from […]