Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Ridgewood

Brooklyn CB 1 Wants to Delay Metropolitan Ave Bridge Bike Lane Some More

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On Wednesday night, Brooklyn Community Board 1 voted 18 to 8 against a DOT plan to add a bike lane connecting Bushwick and Ridgewood via the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge. Technically, the board voted against making a recommendation on the project, but after two years of deliberation already, the decision to withhold an endorsement is tantamount to opposition. The Metropolitan […]

Myrtle-Wyckoff Plaza Gets Near-Unanimous Approval From Queens CB 5

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With 29 votes in favor, none against, and one abstention, Queens Community Board 5 overwhelmingly endorsed DOT’s safety plan for the Myrtle-Wyckoff transit hub last night. The project would significantly reduce potential conflicts between turning drivers and pedestrians, mainly by creating a car-free plaza on Wyckoff Avenue between Gates and Myrtle [PDF]. Pedestrians outnumber motorists at the six-legged Myrtle-Wyckoff […]

Tonight: Queens Community Board 5 Takes Up Myrtle-Wyckoff Plaza

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Queens Community Board 5 will vote on DOT’s safety plan for the Myrtle-Wyckoff transit hub at its monthly meeting this evening. The plan, which creates a one-block public plaza on Wyckoff Avenue between Gates and Myrtle [PDF], won near-unanimous support from the CB 5 transportation committee three weeks ago. Since 2009, three pedestrians have been killed by drivers at […]