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Here’s What Sheepshead Bay Cops Are Doing About The Uptick In...

In light of the recent traffic fatalities in southern Brooklyn, we met with Captain Hagestad at the 61st Precinct to discuss how cops are enforcing...

DOT Finally Agrees To Make Crossing Bay Parkway Safer For Pedestrians

After well over a year of waiting, the Department of Transportation has finally responded to local pressure and, in a letter to a Brooklyn...

Gerritsen Avenue: A History Of Contention

History is repeating itself in Gerritsen Beach as far as traffic safety goes. Last week we reported that a petition was started to install more...

Neighbors Call For More Traffic Signals In Gerritsen Following Deadly Crash

Neighbors are demanding the city improve traffic safety on Gerritsen Beach's main strip after a teenage bicyclist was struck and killed this week by...

Three Area Intersections Targeted As Part Of Pedestrian Safety Upgrades

Being a pedestrian in our area is no joke -- crossing a major intersection can feel like taking one's life in one's hands. Last week,...

Unscathed Drivers Wriggle Out Of Incredible Multi-Car Pileup On 20th Avenue

An incredible three-car pile-up in on 20th Avenue and 60th Street Saturday night somehow resulted in no serious injuries, the New York Post reports: Three...

Wednesday Ribbon Cutting For New Traffic Light At Caton Avenue &...

After a lengthy effort, neighbors, elected officials, and representatives from the City's Department of Transportation will gather to celebrate the new traffic signal at...

From Speedway To Residential Boulevard — Making Ocean Parkway Safer

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced last week that work has begun on an $8.5 million project to improve safety and traffic flow on Ocean Parkway. "Creating...

Proposed Bike Lane Would Turn Clinton Ave Into One-Way Street

The DOT has pulled out all the stops in promoting its new plan to create a protected bike lane on Clinton Avenue. The transportation agency...

City Council Bill Proposes Allowing Cyclists To Cross With The Pedestrian...

A new City Council bill has been proposed that would allow a bicyclist to cross a street with the pedestrian light -- instead of...

City Council Bill Proposes Allowing Cyclists To Cross With The Pedestrian...

A new City Council bill has been proposed that would allow a bicyclist to cross a street with the pedestrian light -- instead of...

Times Plaza Redesign Plan Leaves Many Residents With Unanswered Questions About...

The NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) revealed its preliminary design proposal for the extension and landscaping of Times Plaza to the public at the Brooklyn...

Times Plaza Redesign Plan Leaves Many Residents With Unanswered Questions About...

The city Department of Transportation (DOT) revealed its preliminary design proposal for the extension and landscaping of Times Plaza to the public at the Brooklyn...

Vigil Planned For Tuesday In Memory Of Fulton Street Crash Victim...

Christmas was one of Victoria Nicodemus' favorite holidays. The art curator loved the energy, joy, festivity, and creativity of the season, said her family...

Man Hit While Saving His Dog From An Oncoming Car At...

Be careful when crossing the street, even if you have the light. A local man was hit by a car at DeKalb Avenue and...