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DOT Proposes Dedicated Bus Lanes And Parking Changes Along Church Avenue

DITMAS PARK/FLATBUSH - Congestion along the 3rd busiest bus route in Brooklyn, B35, that traverses the length of Church Avenue from Kensington to Brownsville transporting over 29,000 passengers daily has gotten so bad that...

‘Illegal Left Turn’ Results in Overturned Auto in Old Mill Basin

MILL BASIN - An “illegal left turn’ from south-bound Flatbush Avenue resulted in the vehicle being hit by another driving north on Utica Avenue in Old Mill Basin, causing the car to overturn, according...

Gounardes Inches Closer To Passing Verrazzano Discount

BAY RIDGE — Soon Brooklyn residents can travel across the Verrazzano Narrows Bridge at the same discounted rate as their Staten Island neighbors. The New York Senate passed 55 - 2, State Sen. Andrew Gounardes' bill allowing...

Driver Arrested And Charged With Killing A Motorcyclist on Ocean Parkway

KENSINGTON - Police have arrested and charged Jasmin Morales-Cruz, 24, of Coney Island Avenue, with vehicular manslaughter, DWI and driving without a license, in the death of Evvon Alexander, 28, of Foster Avenue. On Monday, May...

Lyft Adds Citi Bike To Their Rideshare App

BROOKLYN -- Lyft has integrated Citibike into their rideshare app, giving more users the option to get around the borough on two wheels or four, though all the pedal assist bikes have been taken...

NYC Ferry Stop Opens At Brooklyn Navy Yard

BROOKLYN NAVY YARD - A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place Monday morning to celebrate the launch of NYC Ferry service at the Brooklyn Navy Yard's Dock 72. Happy Launch Day! Our Brooklyn Navy Yard Stop is officially in...

CB6 Approves Protected Bike Lane On Flatbush By Prospect Park

PROSPECT PARK - The Brooklyn Community Board 6 Transportation Committee unanimously approved NYC Department of Transportation's (DOT) proposal to install a protected bike lane on Flatbush Avenue between Grand Army Plaza and Empire Boulevard/Ocean...

Brooklyn Half-Marathon: Road Closures, May 18

The Popular® Brooklyn Half will kick off at 7am on Saturday, May 18 with more than 25,000 runners sprinting from the Brooklyn Museum all the way down to Coney Island. Runners will start the 13.1-mile...

Three Bicyclists Were Killed This Week In Brooklyn

CROWN HEIGHTS/MARINE PARK/BORO PARK - While Mayor Bill de Blasio is out campaigning for U.S president, cyclists are continuing to die in his city. The total number of cyclists who have died this year...

Pokéworks Street Seats Debut On 7th Avenue

PARK SLOPE - Residents and workers along 7th Avenue have a new outdoor spot to sit and relax. A Street Seats station debuted in front of Pokéworks at 258 7th Avenue on Monday. Back in...

Department of Transportation Proposes New Bay Ridge Bike Lanes

BAY RIDGE – Department of Transportation representatives unveiled their proposal for new bike lanes in Bay Ridge and Dyker Heights at a Community Board 10 meeting on May 9, incorporating feedback from DOT's January...

‘Willoughby Walks’ Returns For 3 Wednesdays In May

DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN - The "Willoughby Walks" series returns next week, temporarily transforming the blocks surrounding the intersection of Willoughby and Lawrence Streets into a car-free public playground. The Downtown Brooklyn Partnership (DBP) and the New York City Department...

L Train Slowdown is … OK?

A week and half into the L Train slowdown and things are...okay. The plan, which replaced the much-dreaded L Train shutdown, has left commuters a bit irritated, but not wholly upset about the service...

Five Boro Bike Tour: Brooklyn Road Closures, May 5th

The 42nd annual Five Boro Bike Tour is taking place on Sunday, May 5th. Approximately 32,000 cyclists of all ages will pedal 40 miles on car-free roads across New York City. The tour kicks off in Lower...

Work Begins On 4th Avenue Bike Lane In Park Slope

PARK SLOPE - The NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) announced last week that work has begun on the Park Slope portion of the 4th Avenue protected bike lane. DOT crews kicked off work last week...
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