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North Brooklyn Residents Skeptical About DOT Carshare Pilot

WILLIAMSBURG - Residents in Brooklyn’s Community Board #1 expressed skepticism at the DOT’s plan to introduce dedicated carshare parking spaces in North Brooklyn this...

P.S. 889 Day #3 – Still No Traffic Safety Improvements

DITMAS PARK - Day three of classes at the brand new P.S. 889 let out with a lot less drama than when they opened...

What’s Up, DOT? Are You Waiting For A Kid To Get...

We received the following Letter to The Editor from a parent of P.S. 889 student in response to our coverage of the safety surrounding...

DOT’s ‘Priority Bicycle Districts’ Could Bring More Lanes To Ditmas Park...

A new report by the Department of Transportation (DOT) revealed that a few "Priority Bicycle Districts" including Ditmas Park and Flatbush could get more...

Repaving Schedule For Brooklyn This Week: Move Your Cars

Monday  5/15 Brooklyn Ave (Winthrop St to Eastern Pkwy), Wingate Warwick St (Jamaica Ave to Sutter Ave), Highland Park Prospect Pl (Ralph Ave to...

Ocean Parkway Repaving Begins Monday Night

Weather permitting, repaving of Ocean Parkway will start on Monday 5/15, from 9 pm to 5 am, and on weekends they plan to...

Bicyclists Give DOT Feedback On 4th Avenue Bike Lane Plans

Tuesday night at St Thomas Aquinas Church on 4th Avenue (at 9th Street), the Director of NYC DOT's Bike Program, Ted Wright, presented the...

A Trio Of ‘Triangle Parks’ Coming To Flatbush Avenue

Flatbush Avenue, between Bergen Street and Sterling Place, is going to get a lot nicer—and safer. A project that will transform three islands along Flatbush...

CB7 Vote Stalls 7th Avenue Bike Lane Extension

The Department of Transportation (DOT) failed to sell all Community Board 7 (Sunset Park, Windsor Terrace) members on a bike lane extension on 7th...

DOT Proposes 4th Avenue Bike Lane From Boerum Hill To Bay...

Good news for bicyclists! The Department of Transportation (DOT) is proposing two eight-mile protected bike lanes for 4th Avenue between Boerum Hill and Bay Ridge....

Revisiting The Amity To Dean Street Bike Network

In December, the Department of Transportation presented to the Community Board 6 Transportation/Public Safety board members a proposal for a 3-block bike project that...

DOT Official Watches Avenue P For A While, Agrees It Needs...

Assemblymember Helene Weinstein and City Councilmember Alan Maisel have caught the attention of the Department of Transportation (DOT), and arranged for DOT Deputy Borough...

Assemblymember Hikind Speaks To The Powers That Be Regarding The Ocean...

Assemblymember Dov Hikind is not messing around in his attempt to stop the traffic changes to Ocean Parkway. He had a meeting yesterday with the...

UPDATED: Flatbush Avenue Bike Lane Petition Builds Momentum This Week

Local Council Members take note: A petition for a 2-way protected bike lane on Flatbush Avenue (covering the eastern side of Prospect Park) is...

No More ‘No Turns!’ Brooklynites Rally Against Ocean Parkway Changes

It was a brisk morning on Sunday when a crowd of outraged Brooklynites rallied on the corner of Avenue J against the new prohibition...