Community Board 2 Transportation Committee Hearing

The Department of Transportation will present a range of pedestrian and bike improvements to the transportation committee of Brooklyn Community Board 2, including a traffic-calming project for Lafayette Avenue, installation of a bike corral on Court Street between Atlantic and Pacific, and modifications to the Jay Street bike lanes.

The Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership will also present ideas for pedestrian safety improvements on Park Avenue.

  • Ben Kintisch

    The Make Lafayette Safer campaign has been impressive, with many hundreds of Brooklyn citizens joining up. If you’re free, please come on out tonight to show support in person for the traffic calming/enhanced sharrow proposal!

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