DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN/FORT GREENE — Earlier this week an incident at the Nevins Street subway station caused delays and inconvenienced the few commuters left during evening hours. https://bklyner.s3.us-east-1.amazonaws.com/bklyner/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/1092-20-Arson-and-Explosion-88-PCT-TD-30-Reckless-Endangerment-03-17-20-Video.mp4 At 6:20 p.m. on Tuesday inside the Nevins Street
PARK SLOPE/DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN — A pattern of robberies hit the Brooklyn subway in December. A group of four suspects is targetting newsstands in Brooklyn subway stations for money and candy, cops said. Two newsstands were hit in the last few weeks. The first incident happened on Monday, December 16, around
PARK SLOPE – Council Member Brad Lander has launched a petition [https://www.landerfornyc.com/real-f-express?utm_source=TW&utm_medium=tw&utm_campaign=real_f_express] demanding that the MTA provide commuters with a “real F Express train” instead of cutting service in some areas of his district. Express F
SUNSET PARK/FLATBUSH – This past Sunday was like any other day for MTA train conductor Benjamin Schaeffer, that is, until he had to evacuate the entire train because somebody poured gasoline on the floor of one of the cars. NBC News interviewed Schaeffer [https://www.nbcnewyork.com/news/local/Subway-Conductor-Evacuates-Train-After-Gasoline-is-Poured-497736421.
A rendering of the proposed development between 8th Avenue and Fort Hamilton Parkway at 62nd Street in Sunset Park (By DXA Studio)SUNSET PARK – With recent real estate developments and city investment, it’s clear that the prognostications of residents and politicians about the impending gentrification of Sunset Park were
> [https://bklyner.s3.amazonaws.com/bklyner/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Screen-Shot-2018-07-30-at-6.47.02-PM.png] There was one tiny tweet yesterday morning. Apparently the MTA is moving ahead with a year-long project in Sunset Park– replacing structural steel columns and tunnel lighting, repairing steel beams and deteriorated concrete, water infiltration remedy,
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
CLINTON HILL – A subway surfer on the C train shocked commuters Friday morning—and one straphanger caught it on camera. > [https://www.instagram.com/p/Bk7u8YlBTpZ/] [https://www.instagram.com/p/Bk7u8YlBTpZ/] Subway rider Matt Beary posted the video to his Instagram [https://www.instagram.com/mattbeary/] on Saturday. “I’
Borough President Adams called for funding of the FastForward plan along with Brooklyn politicians and leaders at a press conference today (Via BP Adams Twitter [https://twitter.com/BPEricAdams])DOWNTOWN – After last week’s ceiling collapse at the Borough Hall subway station, Brooklyn politicians and local leaders gathered today to
BARCLAYS CENTER – Mayor de Blasio announced on Thursday [http://www1.nyc.gov/office-of-the-mayor/news/189-18/transcript-mayor-de-blasio-expansion-neighborhood-policing-nyc-subways] that the Neighborhood Coordination Officer (NCO) Program [/nypds-78th-precinct-rolls-neighborhood-coordination-officer-program-brooklyn-museum/] will expand down into the subway system, starting with Transit District 12 in the Bronx and Transit District 30 [https://www1.nyc.gov/site/nypd/bureaus/
Councilmember Antonio Reynoso addresses those gathered for the inaugural “Bike Train” commute over the Williamsburg Bridge (Paul Stremple/BKLYNER)WILLIAMSBURG – At the corner of Hope and Union this morning, about 30 cyclists gathered at 8:00 am, drinking coffee and listening to music on a portable speaker before their commute.