Tag: BeyondTheNetwork

BROOKLYN DAILY EAGLE / September 11, 2017

In Williamsburg, a renewed push for the BQGreen

Councilmember Antonio Reynoso is renewing a push to build a 3.5-acre High Line-style park over the sunken BQE in South Williamsburg. The deck park would improve the health and quality of life for residents, who currently have minimal access to green space and experience pollution from the BQE.

News 12 Brooklyn / July 26, 2017

Proposal for BQGreen gains momentum

12The proposed BQGreen would be a 3.5-acre park over a portion of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. The area is known for heavy air pollution—asthma rates on the Southside of Williamsburg are nearly double those of the rest of NYC. Advocates are stepping up pressure to make the project a reality.