New canopies and new yellow tactile warning strips at Nostrand Avenue Station. Rachel Baron/Bklyner.BED-STUY — MTA Long Island Railroad (LIRR) President Phillip Eng invited local officials and members of the community to a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly modernized Nostrand Avenue LIRR Station, which opened this morning. The two-track
A map from the Comptroller’s report shows the lack of accessibility across Brooklyn (Via Comptroller Scott M Stringer)Issues revolving around accessibility have come to the forefront in Brooklyn, especially with citywide focus surrounding the MTA—and the extremely costly plans to upgrade the system, which is a challenge
A Committee on Recovery and Resiliency Oversight Hearing earlier this year (Paul Stremple/BKLYNER)Only 34 of the 60 accessible emergency shelters promised by NYC Emergency Management are complete—and they were originally ordered to be finished last month. After Hurricane Sandy, a New York court found that the city
DUMBO – The historic cobblestones that give DUMBO some of its picturesque charm may have to be changed in order to comply with federal regulations. While preservationists seek to keep the streets’ historic charm, Crain’s reports [http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20170828/REAL_ESTATE/170829898] that changes may be inevitable.