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Here’s What Sheepshead Bay Cops Are Doing About The Uptick In Vehicle Fatalities
Police & Fire

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

“The leading cause of pedestrian injuries are left turning vehicles” NYPD flashing sign on Ocean Parkway south of Avenue X. (Photo by Carly Miller/BKLYNER)In light of the recent traffic fatalities in southern Brooklyn [/second-fatal-collision-sheepshead-bay-week-marking-third-death-dangerous-intersection/] , we met with Captain Hagestad at the 61st Precinct to discuss how cops are

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

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

Photo by Bensonhurst BeanAn 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 [http://nypost.com/2016/05/22/nobody-got-seriously-injured-in-this-massive-brooklyn-car-crash/] : > Three drivers, all men who were luckily carrying no passengers, managed to extricate themselves from their

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

Image via NYCDOTThe NYC Department of Transportation [http://www.nyc.gov/html/dot/html/about/current-projects.shtml#plaza-program] (DOT) revealed its preliminary design proposal for the extension and landscaping of Times Plaza to the public at the Brooklyn YWCA last week [/blog/2016/01/26/public-workshop-for-future-development-of-historic-times-plaza-to-be-held-wednesday-january-27/] , asking for community input,

In Response To Community’s Concerns, DOT To Launch Left Turn Study At Cortelyou Road & Coney Island Avenue
Coney Island Avenue

In Response To Community’s Concerns, DOT To Launch Left Turn Study At Cortelyou Road & Coney Island Avenue

The intersection at Cortelyou Road and Coney Island Avenue.After a pedestrian was struck [/crime/pedestrian-struck-at-notoriously-dangerous-coney-island-avenue-cortelyou-road-intersection] at Cortelyou Road and Coney Island Avenue last week, neighbors once again sounded the cry for safer conditions at a notoriously dangerous intersection that, for years, has drawn concerns from residents [/?s=%22cia%20traffic%

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