a Super-Greenway. This corridor would connect Suffolk, Nassau, Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan as never before.
Motor Parkway East will connect our communities to parks
Imagine, you have to work late and you were supposed to pick your daughter and friends up from soccer practice at Cunningham Park. They'd be able to walk back to Glen Oaks without having to worry about the traffic on the main streets.
Motor Parkway East will help drive economic development
Imagine you're in Glen Oaks and have a hankering for Northern Chinese lamb ribs at a famous Flushing restaurant - just go for a walk. You won't even need to worry about parking (or the calories).
Imagine you live in Fresh Meadows and want to go to work at Roosevelt Field - go for a bike ride!
Imagine you work in New Hyde Park and have a meeting in Long Island City - go for a bike ride.
Motor Parkway East will connect our communities to destinations
Imagine, you live in Auburndale, and your son has a project to do at the Farm Museum, they can walk or bike back and forth.
Imagine your son or daughter lived in Bellerose and wanted to bike to school at St Francis Prep, they would use the Commonwealth Blvd bike lane to the Motor Parkway East extension and then ride safely to school - no more need for your child to bike on Union Turnpike.
Motor Parkway East will increase sales for businesses in our communities
Restaurants or shops will be a natural destination along most of Nassau & Queens trails.
Increased visitors to Queens Farm Museum
Motor Parkway East will increase community health
beautify the neighborhood
- easier for seniors and children to get to parks to exercise
Motor Parkway East provides an alternative and healthier way to get to work
- Employers can encourage employees to walk, jog or bike to work
- Kwin Peterson's story - http://www.biketoworkblog.com/bike-to-work-for-health/