Civic Groups Slam Mayor’s ‘Car- and Truck-Centric’ BQE Plan
The city should scrap its "car- and truck-centric" plan for the future of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway in favor of a plan that discourages private car use, civic groups said.
DOT Rethinks ‘Terrible’ Atlantic Ave. BQE Ramp Redesigns
Maybe adding more highway infrastructure through Brooklyn is not the answer.
DOT Plan for BQE’s Atlantic Ave. Interchange is ‘The Robert Moses Playbook’: Pols and Experts
"The proposals should not be doubling down on the infrastructure and transportation of the past,” said state Sen. Andrew Gounardes.
Even DOT Admits Its Plan for BQE Ramps Has Serious ‘Trade-Offs’ as Locals Fight Cars
Officials acknowledged shortcomings with each concept, but defended all three as “focusing on safety and enhanced connections” with the potential to reunite Van Voorhees Park, which is currently bifurcated by the Staten Island-bound on- and off-ramps.