Bklyn. Borough Hall plaza almost redone. Now it returns to its intended purpose: parking. @StreetsblogNYC pic.twitter.com/rYE6pgpGxF — Brian Howald (@bdhowald) November 20, 2015 Last week reader Brian Howald called our attention to the vehicles parked on the newly refurbished surface of the plaza by Brooklyn Borough Hall. We checked in with Borough President Eric Adams’ […]
The week kicks off with strategy sessions for better buses in Flushing and Jamaica, and keeps rolling with the unveiling of the Citi Bike station map for the Upper West Side and a traffic safety plan for Linden Boulevard in Brooklyn. This being Bike to Work Week, it wouldn’t be complete without free breakfast and coffee […]
The Southern Brooklyn Transportation Investment Study, initiated in 2002, set out to assess current and future travel conditions and deficiencies and develop multimodal transportation improvement alternatives that address the movement of people and goods throughout southern Brooklyn. The New York Metropolitan Transportation Council will hold a public meeting to present results of the study (also […]
DOT will soon reveal its plan to redesign Times Plaza, the triangle formed by Flatbush, Atlantic, and Fourth avenues in Brooklyn. Located near the largest transit hub in Brooklyn, the area around Times Plaza, outside Barclays Center, is one of the most dangerous places in the borough to walk.
Bklyn. Borough Hall plaza almost redone. Now it returns to its intended purpose: parking. @StreetsblogNYC pic.twitter.com/rYE6pgpGxF — Brian Howald (@bdhowald) November 20, 2015 This year, contractors hired by the Parks Department got to work replacing the bluestone in the plaza outside Brooklyn Borough Hall, which was busted up due in part to people — including […]
DOT released its Vision Zero pedestrian safety plan for Brooklyn today. As with analyses issued earlier this week of Queens, Manhattan, and the Bronx, the Brooklyn report [PDF] singles out streets, intersections, and swaths of neighborhoods where motorists make it especially dangerous to walk. Judging by the “priority map,” most major streets in Brooklyn are in need […]