Friday, May 7, 2010

CB8 Speaks

Want to know more about the Second Avenue subway project?

Here's a recent half-hour cable TV interview with Barry Schneider, the co-chair of the Community Board 8 Manhattan Second Avenue Subway Task Force.

CB8M Speaks: Second Ave. Subway Task Force (27:40)
Host: David Rosenstein
Guest: M. Barry Schneider, Co-chair of Second Ave. Subway Task Force - April 2010
Originally aired on MNN (Manhattan Neighborhood Network)
on Sunday, May 2nd at 8:30 p.m.

For those interested, the next meeting of the CB8 Second Avenue Subway Task Force will be on Tuesday, May 25th at 6:30 p.m. at the New York Blood Center, which is located at 310 East 67th Street (btw. 1st & 2nd).

The agenda for the meeting includes the following items:
1. Presentation of subway entrance at 301 East 69th Street

2. A discussion of a request to permit outdoor advertising within 100’ feet of Second Avenue, along the subway alignment, to mitigate the economic impact from the Second Avenue Subway during the construction project only.

3. Construction Update

4. Question & Answer period

5. Old Business

6. New Business

At the moment I'm not sure who has initiated the request to permit outdoor advertising along the Second Avenue subway route (agenda item 2).

I asked someone from the SABA (the Second Avenue Business Association) and they told me that this request has not been initiated by their organization.


Here's a listing of the recent additions
to the right-hand column of The Launch Box

"Tenants of Upper East Side Building Prepare for MTA Second Avenue Subway Take Over"
By Gabriela Resto-Montero 4/27/10


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