A group of nine environmental and bicycle advocacy/activist groups have formed a coalition to create more public space and bicycle infrastructure in the Lower East Side and Chinatown.
Local Spokes (www.localspokes.org) is comprised of the following groups:
Asian Americans for Equality
Good Old Lower East Side
Green Map System
Hester Street Collaborative
Two Bridges Neighborhood Council
According to their website, the group strives to:
This NYC-based Coalition seeks to engage and understand the communityâ€™s various perspectives through multilingual outreach and a youth ambassadors program.
They are having an launch meet and greet BBQ,
Wednesday May 25th 5-8pm at El Jardin Del Paraiso – on East 5th Street just East of Avenue C.