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Tonight: Community Board 15 To Consider Developments In Gravesend

Community Board 15 is meeting tonight, February 24, at 7:00 p.m. at Kingsborough Community College  (2001 Oriental Boulevard) in the faculty dining room. On the agenda are...

Everything You Need To Know About The MTA’s Proposed Fare &...

Once again, the MTA has announced plans to raise fares and tolls - this time by 2 percent a year for the next two years. The 30-day...

The $21 Million Vision For A Resilient Sheepshead Bay: What You...

The New York Rising project, a state-sponsored, federally-funded program to make coastal communities more resilient in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, will unveil the final proposals for...

Tomorrow: Forum To Re-Envision Sheepshead Bay And Its Commercial – Recreational...

A group of city planners and neighborhood activists will be meeting tomorrow, March 5, at 7:00 p.m. to begin creating a new comprehensive vision...

Better Coordination Of Transportation Modes Is Key To A Well-Balanced System

THE COMMUTE: About a week before Hurricane Sandy, I got a delightful surprise in the form of an email from a senior MTA executive who...

Why Was The Turnout At The Fare And Toll Hike Hearings...

THE COMMUTE: Last week, I wrote that fewer than 50 people showed up at the Brooklyn fare hike hearing, held the same day as the nor’easter,...

Proposed Fare And Toll Increases — Residents May Submit Their Comments...

THE COMMUTE: If you did not attend the Brooklyn Transit Fare Hike Hearing held at the Marriott Hotel in Downtown Brooklyn last Monday because of...

Cuomo Waives Bond Fee And More

THE COMMUTE: MTA funding always seems to be in the news. Another fare hike is scheduled for January 2013. The MTA’s continuing money woes...

The Commute: Bus Riders Spoke Up

THE COMMUTE: About 25 bus riders asked questions of the MTA during the NYC Transit Riders Council Bus Forum last Wednesday before an audience...

Markowitz Says Sheepshead Bay Mosque May Violate Zoning Laws

A letter from Borough President Marty Markowitz - dated January 4, 2012 - has surfaced, indicating his office may be sympathetic to Bay People's...

As Sheepshead Bay Mosque Construction Progresses, Organizers Renew Outreach Efforts

It's been a while since we've had a proper update on the Sheepshead Bay mosque (2812 Voorhies Avenue). Last we heard, the opponents of...

Tomorrow: DSNY And OEM Oversight Hearing On Winter Emergency Protocols

The following announcement from the Office of City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn was forwarded to us by our friend, Ed Jaworski, president of...

Opponents Lose Appeal Against Sheepshead Mosque

Bay People, the opponents of the proposed Sheepshead Bay mosque on Voorhies Avenue, has lost a zoning challenge that was key to their strategy...

Fidler: Board Of Elections Is "Stuck On Stupid"

Fidler went on the attack yesterday, skewering Board of Elections staffers during a hearing to review their performance for the September 13 race. We...

Tomorrow: Political Redistricting Hearing – Make Your Voice Heard!

Redistricting of political boundaries occurs every 10 years - following the results of the U.S. Census - but it's usually off the radar of...