Community Board Five is chartered by the City of New York to serve as the citizens’ voice for midtown Manhattan, the city’s central business district. We weigh in on a wide array of community issues that affect the people who work, visit and live in our district.

Upcoming Events

Date & Time Event Location Agenda
Monday
March 25, 2019
6:00 pm
Transportation & Environment Bryant Park Corporation
111 West 40th Street, #2400

– Protected bike lanes at 52nd & 55th Streets.

– Proposed e-bike & e-scooter legislation.

– Update on L-Train Project

– Options for bus service & curb lanes on 14th St

– Request for No-Standing Zone at 88-90 Lexington

– Application for a block festival on West 16th St

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Tuesday
March 26, 2019
6:00 pm
Budget, Education & City Services SGI-USA NY Culture Center
7 East 15th Street

– Presentation by the Center for Independence of the Disabled, NY about their organization and Access-A-Ride

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Wednesday
March 27, 2019
6:00 pm
Public Safety & Quality of Life NYC Seminar & Conference Center
71 West 23rd Street, 5th Floor

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Monday
April 1, 2019
6:00 pm
Parks & Public Spaces Bryant Park Corporation
111 West 40th Street, #2400

– Info on a marketing event to take place 9/2019 in Madison Square Park

– Presentation on redesign plan for Broadway mini-plazas north of Times Square

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Tuesday
April 2, 2019
6:00 pm
Landmarks Xavier High School
30 West 16th Street, 2nd Floor Library

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Upcoming Events

Transportation & Environment
March 25, 2019 @ 6:00pm

Bryant Park Corporation
111 West 40th Street, #2400

– Protected bike lanes at 52nd & 55th Streets.

– Proposed e-bike & e-scooter legislation.

– Update on L-Train Project

– Options for bus service & curb lanes on 14th St

– Request for No-Standing Zone at 88-90 Lexington

– Application for a block festival on West 16th St

See Full Agenda

Budget, Education & City Services
March 26, 2019 @ 6:00pm

SGI-USA NY Culture Center
7 East 15th Street

– Presentation by the Center for Independence of the Disabled, NY about their organization and Access-A-Ride

See Full Agenda

Public Safety & Quality of Life
March 27, 2019 @ 6:00pm

NYC Seminar & Conference Center
71 West 23rd Street, 5th Floor

See Details

Parks & Public Spaces
April 1, 2019 @ 6:00pm

Bryant Park Corporation
111 West 40th Street, #2400

– Info on a marketing event to take place 9/2019 in Madison Square Park

– Presentation on redesign plan for Broadway mini-plazas north of Times Square

See Full Agenda

Landmarks
April 2, 2019 @ 6:00pm

Xavier High School
30 West 16th Street, 2nd Floor Library

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What's Happening

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Public hearing on congestion pricing by Gale Brewer

Borough President Gale Brewer is hosting a public hearing on how congestion pricing would effect Manhattanites on Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 6-9pm at Cooper Union's Rose Auditorium. Read More

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L-Train Open Houses

Beginning in March, the MTA will be hosting four open houses in communities served by the L train. These open houses will provide customers with opportunities to meet MTA team members, learn more about the L Project, and ask questions. Read More

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Proposal for Midtown Crosstown Protected Bike Lanes on 52nd and 55th Streets

NYCDOT will give a presentation on the crosstown protected bicycle lanes on 52nd and 55th Streets at CB5's Transportation & Environment Committee meeting on March 25th.    Read More

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