The Environmental Advisory Council submitted comments on the joint Sleepy Hollow/Tarrytown Broadway Streetscape project. This is a $1 million project to rebuild the sidewalks, curbs, lighting, street trees, and other elements of Broadway between Gordon Avenue in Sleepy Hollow and Wildley Street in Tarrytown. The Westchester County Department of Planning is doing the design work.

You can read the EAC comments here. Walking is a sustainable mode of transportation. We are lucky to live in a very walkable community. This project should use the best available techniques to create a 21st-century pedestrian transportation corridor that makes a positive contribution to the natural infrastructure of our Villages.

David Bedell completed an inventory of invasive plant species in Douglas Park in Douglas Park as part of a course at SUNY ESF in the summer of 2009.