The City’s Department of Transportation and NYPD are taking action to alleviate what was a serious problem in the Fulton Ferry area during the warmer months last year:
New York Post: The city is moving to stop droves of double-decker tour buses from idling and clogging the foot of Old Fulton Street during the summer — a traffic debacle that’s reached a breaking point since Pier 1 of Brooklyn Bridge Park opened early last year.
Actions planned include installing “no parking” signs near the entrance to Pier 1 of Brooklyn Bridge Park and building a raised concrete median barrier to rplace the painted median on Old Fulton Street, where buses have parked and idled. A long term solution to the problem, though, will have to await construction of off-street parking facilities.
Update: Matt Chaban at the New York Observer gets really snarky.