Project Timeline

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Past Events

  • Presentation of Revised Plans to Community Board 3 Jun 16th, 2011

  • Presentation of Revised Plans to Community Board #4 Jun 7th, 2011

    VFW Post #150, 51-11 108th Street, Corona, NY

  • February 12, 2011: Presentation of Short Term Treatments

    Where: P.S. 69 (37th Avenue and 77th Street, Jackson Heights, Queens)

    When: February 12, 2011. Session #1 - 10 am to 12:00 pm, Session #2 – 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Two identical sessions will held – please come at your convenience!)

    What: Please join us for a presentation of proposed Short-Term Treatments. Please click here for more details.

  • Fall 2010: Develop Short-Term Improvements

    DOT worked throughout the Fall of 2010 to develop proposals for short-term improvements that will be shared with and refined by community stakeholders in early 2011.

  • June 2010: Queens Community Board 3 Transportation Committee Presentation Jun 16th, 2010

    DOT staff presented findings and feedback from community meetings to CB 3. Download the presentation

  • June 2010: Queens Community Board 4 Transportation Committee Presentation Jun 1st, 2010

    DOT staff presented findings and feedback from community meetings to CB 4. Download the presentation.

  • April 2010: Community Visioning Workshops

    Community members were asked to create a vision of how Jackson Heights streets will look and function, and create the framework for future transportation improvements. Workshop participants used the streets classification workbook.

  • April 2010: Jackson Heights Community Open House Apr 17th, 2010

    DOT staff presented initial data and observations to community members. See the boards presented at this meeting.

  • February 2010: Community Advisory Committee Meeting #3

    DOT staff presented a summary of issues identified during initial field work and next steps for community outreach. Download the presentation given at the third CAC meeting.

  • Winter 2009-2010: Data Analysis

    DOT and its consultants analyzed the data and prepared findings to share with community stakeholders.

  • Fall 2009: Data Collection

    DOT and its consultants collected data about traffic speeds, pedestrian volumes, street vendor locations and curbside parking space occupancy.

  • October 2009: Community Advisory Committee Meeting #2

    At this CAC meeting key stakeholders identified the following issues as critical ones for this study to address:
    -Pedestrian crowding and safety at the pedestrian triangle at Broadway & Roosevelt Avenue
    -Noise Pollution
    -Merchant/Vendor Issues

  • Summer 2009: Neighborhood Walk-Throughs

    DOT staff held a series of walk throughs with community stakeholders to identify issues and potential solutions in the field. See the notes from the visits.

  • July 2009: Community Workshop Jul 16th, 2009

    Community members identified transportation issues and concerns in an interactive small groups.


    Community Workshop Notes


  • May 2009: Community Advisory Committee Meeting #1

    DOT convened a Community Advisory Committee to receive input from key stakeholders representing different organizations, businesses and civic interests in Jackson Heights to provide continuous input throughout the life cycle of this project. Download the kickoff presentation.

  • Early 2009: Study Begins

    DOT received City and Federal funds (obtained with the help of Congressman Joseph Crowley) to conduct a neighborhood transportation study in Jackson Heights. In order to maximize the usefulness of the study to Jackson Heights residents and visitors DOT decided to break the study into two phases, with short-term improvements to be implemented as longer-term solutions are designed and budgeted for.