Coverage of Last Night’s Park Slope Meeting

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Aug. ’05 Flashback: 1,200 Slopers Demand a Safer 9th Street

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Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and 9th St. resident Konrad Kaletsch at Dizzy’s Diner, Eighth Ave. and 9th St., August 2, 2005. That’s DOT Borough Commissioner Lori Ardito in the background wearing shades and looking none too happy to be harangued by Park Slopers demanding safer streets. Tomorrow evening the transportation committee of Community Board […]

DOT: One-Way Park Slope Proposal is Dead

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No Land Grab is reporting that the DOT has decided to kill the one way proposal for 6th and 7th Avenues in Park Slope. In a letter to Community Board 6 (PDF), the DOT writes: NYC DOT does not intend to pursue the implementation of the proposed 6th and 7th Avenue conversion to one-way operation. […]

Studies Refute DOT’s Claim That One-Way Avenues Are Safer

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Prospect Park West at 8th Street, September 16, 2006, 9:45 am. "Higher vehicle speeds are strongly associated with a greater likelihood of crashes involving pedestrians as well as more serious pedestrian injuries." American Journal of Public Health Last Thursday, DOT Deputy Commissioner Michael Primeggia presented a plan to turn a pair of two-way avenues running […]

DOT’s Plan for Park Slope Traffic “Improvements” Confirmed

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We have more details and official confirmation of DOT’s proposed changes for three Avenues running through Park Slope, Brooklyn. Brooklyn Community Board 6, which runs one of the better community board web sites out there, has posted its agenda for the next Transportation Committee meeting: Presentation and discussion of a proposal by the Department of […]