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.
Two busy Myrtle Avenue spots have recently gotten/are starting to get a bit more welcoming for pedestrians. Workers installed signage and set up cones last week at the new jughandle turn at Myrtle and Flatbush Avenues [/blog/2014/07/07/lingering-doubts-as-flatbush-myrtle-avenue-jug-handle-turn-plan-moves-forward/] , and have painted initial markings, as the Myrtle
The city is looking for your input about traffic safety issues with its new interactive Vision Zero map [http://visionzero.herokuapp.com/]. Since it went up, users have already added a number of markers around the city, with reports ranging from poor visibility to speeding, jaywalking, double parking, and more.
The city has filled in a record number of potholes so far this year — 113,131 [http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2014/02/20/mayor-bill-de-blasio-dot-commissioner-wage-war-against-potholes/] to be exact, more than they did during the same time in 2012 and 2013 combined. And this morning, Mayor de Blasio, summoning his previously displayed
Flatbush Nostrand Junction Streetscape Beautification Project [http://www.scribd.com/doc/96694533/Flatbush-Nostrand-Junction-Streetscape-Beautification-Project] After 10 years of planning, the Junction will finally see work begin this summer on its streetscape beautification project, which you can see an overview of above. Patti Hoff [/blog/business/patti-hoff-junction-bid] from the Flatbush Nostrand Junction