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Friday, November 16, 2018

Brooklyn Army Terminal/Sunset Park Ferry Stop Temporarily Closed

SUNSET PARK - NYC Ferry has announced that service to the Brooklyn Army Terminal/Sunset Park stop is temporarily suspended for maintenance. For approximately three to four weeks, the South Brooklyn route will bypass the Sunset Park...

Brooklyn Chamber to Hold L-Train Event Tomorrow Morning

WILLIAMSBURG - Tomorrow, the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce will co-host an event geared towards informing the local business community in North Brooklyn about the upcoming L train shutdown. While few could have avoided the news...

Benefit To Support Brooklyn Greenway Initiative – Thursday, Nov. 15

WILLIAMSBURG - The 6th annual Greenway + Industry benefit will take place on  Thursday, November 15 to welcome the organization's new Executive Director, raise funds for the Brooklyn Greenway Initiative (BGI), and push for...

70 Steps Are Too Many! Locals Renew Call On MTA To Install Elevator at...

PARK SLOPE - Dozens of advocates joined Council Member Brad Lander and Assembly Member Robert Carroll outside of the 7th Avenue F/G subway stop Friday afternoon to once again call on the MTA to...

Driver Who Killed Two Park Slope Children Found Dead In Staten Island Home

PARK SLOPE - Dorothy Bruns, the 44-year-old Staten Island woman who killed two young children in Park Slope after driving her car into a group of pedestrians, was found dead of an apparent suicide...

Remembering the Malbone Wreck 100 Years Later

PROSPECT HEIGHTS—Lawmakers and transit officials gathered outside the Willink Plaza Entrance of Prospect Park Thursday to remember the worst subway accident in New York's history-  the Malbone Street wreck. The crash took place close to...

Ralph Avenue Improvements Underway

FlATLANDS/BERGEN BEACH - Back in the Spring, NYC Department of Transportation presented their plan for how to make crossing Ralph Avenue safer, and now they are working on implementing the traffic calming measures. The stretch...

More CitiBikes Are Coming To Bushwick, But Where?

BUSHWICK - With the date for the L Train Shutdown announced by the city (April 27, 2019), it appears that the DOT is gearing up to expand CitiBike coverage into Bushwick in the near future. Yesterday,...

Pedestrians Win. Coney Island Avenue Intersection Gets A New Crossing.

DITMAS PARK - Decades after telling neighbors nothing could be done to make crossing Coney Island Avenue at Cortelyou Road safer, the Department of Transportation is adding another crosswalk and other traffic calming measures for...

Citywide Crackdown Targets Garbage Trucks For Inspection, Ticketing

Over the last year, traffic deaths and injuries caused by garbage trucks have dominated news cycles and community board meetings, with Brooklyn residents among those calling for stricter enforcement from the city on violations by...

Pedestrian Dies Weeks After East Flatbush Crash

EAST FLATBUSH - Last night, a 71-year-old man succumbed to injuries sustained weeks ago in an East Flatbush car crash and died, police confirmed. The collision took place around 11:00 pm on Tuesday, October 2, police...

DOT Studies Dyker Heights Intersection, Residents Worry It Will Take Forever

DYKER HEIGHTS - Students joyfully poured out of IS 201 in Dyker Heights Wednesday afternoon, heading home after another day of school. But many of them would need to be careful. The intersection at 11...

North Flatbush Avenue Safety Upgrades Almost Complete

PARK SLOPE/PROSPECT HEIGHTS - The North Flatbush Business Improvement District (NFBID) was joined by the NYC Department of Design and Construction (DDC) and the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) on Saturday during the BID's annual Fall...

MTA Announces Additional Service Plans (And A Few Cuts) for L Train Shutdown

This week, the MTA announced service changes for the upcoming L Train Shutdown, which add up to more than 1,000 additional trips on adjacent lines, while cutting service on the Brooklyn portion L that...

Tell The City How Much The Brooklyn Heights Promenade Means To You

BROOKLYN HEIGHTS - Community members are taking action against the Department of Transportation's (DOT) proposed plan to build a temporary highway in place of the Brooklyn Heights Promenade during years of repair work to the...
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