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Construction For A Safer Church Ave Begins At ‘The Crossroads Of...

Yesterday, city officials and civic leaders announced the start of a two-month safety improvement project on Church Avenue at one of Kensington's busiest and...

Finally All-Way Stop Sign On Albemarle Rd

Thanks to the request by Prospect Park South Neighborhood Association, Albemarle Road finally has all-way stop signs at one intersection. "In June the Department of Transportation determined...

Cars Banned In Prospect Park During Summer Trial, Officials Say

This summer, pedals and pedestrians will rule the road in Prospect Park. Starting next week, cars will be banned from Prospect Park's East Drive in...

Additional Speed Bumps Slated For 21st Ave, Says Greenfield

To slow down drivers and help prevent collisions (involving both cars and pedestrians), the NYC Department of Transportation will be installing additional street bumps...

DOT Proposes Bike Lanes To Calm Traffic In Windsor Terrace’s ‘Wild...

After a lively debate last night, Community Board 7's transportation committee members voted to approve a Department of Transportation proposal for painted-on bike lanes...

Long-Neglected Neck Rd Corner Will See Light Of Day, Says Cymbrowitz

After almost a decade, a 'forgotten' street corner in Sheepshead Bay is expected to open to pedestrians again next month, said Assembly Member Steven...

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...

Parking Wars: Can School Buses Park On Your Block Overnight?

It's a sight so common on our streets that we often don't notice: armies of school buses parked on residential blocks on nights and...

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....

Slow Zone Coming To A Neglected Stretch Of 19th Avenue

There should be fewer cars flying down 19th Avenue this summer, making the area a little safer for the students of FDR High School,...

Southern Brooklyn Pols Demand DOT Traffic Study At Dangerous Sheepshead Bay...

Today, local politicians in southern Brooklyn met with city and state Department of Transportation officials and community leaders to discuss a plagued intersection in...

‘A Dying Waterfront Transformed’: Digging Into The History Of Brooklyn Bridge...

With its breathtaking views of the Brooklyn Bridge, New York Harbor, and the Manhattan skyline, acres of lush landscapes, and a diverse array of...

Assemblymember Hikind Takes ‘No More No-Turns’ Fight To The Mayor &...

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...