Welcome to Community Board 2, Queens
To report complaints, email CB 2 at email@example.com
Please visit the calendar section for information about Community Board 2 Meeting Agendas
This weekend's scheduled 7 Line Service Distruption has been CANCELLED due to weather related preparations. NYCT will run normal 7 Line weekend service.
Greenpoint Avenue Bridge over Newtown Creek
Saturday lane closures on the Greenpoint Avenue Bridge over Newtown Creek (the John Jay Byrne Bridge) to repair armored expansion joints. On two Saturdays, March 8, 2014 and March 15, 2014 between 7:00 am and 1:00 pm, traffic on the bridge will be reduced to one lane in each direction.
Important Notice - Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge
Division of Bridges announces nightime lane closures on the Manhattan-bound Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, North Upper Roadway, for steel truss repair. The work will take place one or two nights per week between Monday, February 10, and Friday, March 28, 2014 from 12:01 am until 5:00 am. At least one lane of traffic will be maintained at all times.
STREET ACTIVITY PERMIT ON-LINE APPLICATIONS.
SAPO launched E-apply, the online system which allows applicants to submit applications online and pay processing fees by credit card. If you wish to apply for a street activity visit www.nyc.gov/sapo. Please note that PETITIONS AND DIAGRAMS MUST BE PROVIDED TO COMMUNITY BOARD 2 BEFORE ANY PERMITS CAN BE APPROVED.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Capital Construction (MTACC) and Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) are currently constructing a project to bring new LIRR passenger service directly into Grand Central Terminal (GCT), augmenting the service already provided to Penn Station. This project, which is known as the East Side Access (ESA) Project, will route the LIRR through new track connections in Queens to new tunnels under Sunnyside Yard and into the existing 63rd Street Tunnel under the East River, which has space for two tracks reserved for ESA. In Manhattan, the tunnel route will extend from the existing 63rd Street Tunnel terminus at 2nd Avenue and East 63rd Street, curve south under Park Avenue at 61st Street, pass below the 60th Street tunnels of the N and R subway, stay deep below the Metro-North tunnels as they approach GCT, enter a new terminal under GCT, and extend along Park Avenue to approximately 37th Street. Additional information on the project is available at www.mta.info/capconstr/esas/index.html.
Message from the Chair Joseph Conley
Welcome to the Community Board 2 Queens website. As the Chairman of the Board, I have the privilege to serve Community Board 2 along with approximately 49 volunteer residents who reside or work in the communities of Long Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside, and a portion of Maspeth.
The Community Board advises the City Government on zoning matters, recommends budget initiatives and works with New York City agencies to solve the concerns brought before us by the members of our community.
The Community Board represents the residents and businesses of our community in conjunction with the interests of the Borough of Queens and the City. Please feel free to comment on our website and how we can improve our services to you. You may contact the Board office at (718) 533-8773 with your concerns.
Message from the District Manager, Debra Markell Kleinert
As the District Manager of CB 2, I am privileged to work along side a dedicated staff, devoted and long time Chairman, Joseph Conley, committed Board Members and a reliable team of District Service Cabinet representatives. We all work together to insure that city services are provided to insure the safety and quality of life of area residents remains at its highest caliber.
Each month, the Board conducts a District Service Cabinet Meeting on the 4th Wednesday of each month. These meetings provide important updates and follow up on the delivery of city services.
I welcome residents and business owners to contact the board office for assistance.