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Bus Advocates Renew Push For Flatbush Avenue Bus Lane Despite Mayor’s Lack of Support

A broad coalition of transit advocates and labor unions gathered Tuesday to demand Mayor Adams get over his reluctance to improve buses on the borough-spanning avenue.

July 10, 2024

Brooklyn Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Garbage Truck Driver Who Initially Fled; No Charges

It's the latest death in a year that is experiencing a 26-percent rise in pedestrian fatalities.

June 27, 2024

Brooklyn Man Dies 12 Years After Hit-and-Run Crash That Confined Him to a Hospital Bed

The driver fled the scene of crash in 2012 and was never caught by police.

June 11, 2024

Tuesday’s Headlines: Real Estate Greed Against Good Bike Lane Design Edition

A real estate developer's opposition to the Ashland Place protected bike lane yields some baffling bike lane markings. Plus more news.

May 7, 2024

Wednesday’s Headlines: Four for Fifth Edition

The good news? There's a new operator for the Fifth Avenue open street. The bad news? It's four blocks, down from 15 last year. Plus other news.

April 24, 2024

Brooklyn Civic Panel Can’t Agree How to Solve NYPD Sidewalk Parking

Move the illegal sidewalk parking or denounce it altogether?

April 17, 2024

Civic Panel Pushes For (Some) Atlantic Ave. Safety Upgrades

Brooklyn Community Board 2 stopped short of calling for a more aggressive redesign of a street where drivers have killed six pedestrians in the last decade.

April 15, 2024

Drawing Lines: NYPD Precinct Steals Sidewalk with Unauthorized Paint Job

Cops at the 94th Precinct in Greenpoint have stolen public space with some paint. Whatever happened to the Integrity Control Officer?

April 4, 2024

Company That Fought McGuinness Safety Project Wants to Seize Bklyn Street for Private Backlot

Broadway Stages to Greenpoint residents: "Street safety for me, not for thee."

March 28, 2024

City: BQE Must Be Rebuilt to Last a Century … To Prevent More Pollution

Paging Mr. Orwell: Doubling down on the Robert Moses highway is actually good for neighborhoods nearby, the city claims.

March 21, 2024