Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Park Slope Neighbors

Two-Way Protected Bike Path Sails Through CB6 Committee

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Image: NYCDOT Eric McClure of Park Slope Neighbors files this report. Last night, the transportation committee of Brooklyn Community Board 6 unanimously endorsed a plan by the Department of Transportation to calm traffic on Prospect Park West through a major street redesign. The plan features the implementation of New York City’s first on-street, two-way, physically […]

Park Slope Has Its Park(ing) Day

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Evicted from their Park(ing) Day spot by the 78th Precinct last month, Park Slope Neighbors (with the PD’s permission) observed the event over the weekend. StreetFilms’ new producer Elizabeth Press was there, talking to participants, passers-by and motorists who support human-oriented use of valuable public space. There will be a Park(ing) Day celebration tonight in […]

CB6 Committee Unanimously Approves 9th St. Project

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The transportation committee of Brooklyn Community Board 6, of which I’m a member, voted unanimously last night to approve DOT’s traffic calming and bike lane plan for Park Slope’s 9th Street. The approval came with requests that DOT build a bike lane along Prospect Park West, undertake a curbside management study aimed at alleviating double-parking […]

Brooklyn to Mayor: Get a Transportation Policy

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A 1997 traffic-calming protest in Brooklyn Heights (Photo: Transportation Alternatives). The neighborhoods of north Brooklyn have long been some of the most abused by regional traffic and transportation policy. So, it is not a surprise to see that the Tri-State Transportation Campaign has managed to convince twenty-eight Brooklyn neighborhood organizations to sign-on to a strongly […]