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April 12, 2019, 2pm PDT
Improving streets in Sunset Park by removing cobblestones and aging train tracks has created a controversy between historic preservation and the need for safe bike and walking facilities and other streetscape improvements.
Brooklyn Daily Eagle
October 25, 2018, 12pm PDT
Proposal 3, on November's ballot, aims to bring new diversity to the community board system that advises land use and development decisions around the city.
Curbed New York
February 2, 2018, 12pm PST
A new report from the Regional Plan Association, expected for release early next week, will provide suggestions for how the city of New York can empower community boards.
AM New York
May 15, 2016, 9am PDT
After the local community board removed a protected bike lane from its plans for the redesign of Queens Boulevard, Mayor Bill de Blasio restored it, under the premise of saving lives.
New York Daily News
June 2, 2014, 6am PDT
Keith Williams reports on the longevity of some members of community boards in New York City. Critics say that the review capacity of the boards would best be served by increased turnover in membership.
The Wall Street Journal
October 26, 2011, 5am PDT
Tom Angotti believes that community participation and neighborhood-level planning are key to a wider network of bike infrastructure in New York City.
Gotham Gazette
October 24, 2009, 11am PDT
Planning students from New York-area universities are being integrated into the city's community boards through an innovative new fellowship program.
The Architect's Newspaper