Yesterday evening’s discussion with City Department of Transportation representatives about DOT’s plans for improving pedestrian access and safety at the Pier 6 entrance to Brooklyn Bridge Park culminated in a resolution by the Transportation Committee of Community Board 6 endorsing DOT’s plans, with some modifications, and with the further proviso that DOT plan for more comprehensive improvements. One surprising fact was revealed by a DOT spokesman. When asked why a red light camera could not immediately be installed at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and the BQE on-ramp, he said that the state had authorized the city only a limited number of such cameras, and that the city already had reached that limit.
Discussion on Pier 6 Access Reveals Albany’s Stranglehold on City Traffic Control
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