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Willow Street Added to List of “Open Streets.”

Our ever alert and helpful friends at Brooklyn Community Board 2 have notified us that, effective now, Willow Street between Middagh and Pierrepont streets (practically its entire length) has been added to the “Open Streets” program, described in Mayor de Blasio’s press release as follows: Open Streets are simple closures of streets to vehicles and do not […]

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Alternate Side Parking in Effect Next Week

Our friends at Community Board 2 have sent us this notice: Alternate Side Parking is suspended through 5/17. It will resume fr0m 5/18-5/24 for cleaning & be suspended again from 5/25 through 6/7. Update: CB 2 has further advised us that DOT’s announcement failed to note that, during the affected week, alternate side rules will be suspended […]

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Subway Service Alerts, Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The big news is, as the New York Times reports, starting next Wednesday, May 6, the subway will shut down completely each night between 1:00 and 5:00 a.m. to allow workers to sanitize the trains. According to the Times story, during these hours the MTA will “provide free, alternative means of transit to essential workers who need […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

For those essential workers needing to use the subway this coming weekend or week, there’s good news. There will be service on all of the lines serving stations in Brooklyn Heights and nearby. The frequency of service will be cut back, with most trains running at intervals of eight to twelve minutes. C trains, which […]

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Subway Service Details During City Shutdown

For anyone needing to use the subway this coming weekend or week, there’s good news. There will be service on all of the lines serving stations in Brooklyn Heights and nearby. The frequency of service will be cut back, with most trains running at intervals of eight to twelve minutes. C trains, which normally run […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Because of COVID-19 trains on all lines are running less frequently, and some trains are not running at all. 5 trains, which normally serve Brooklyn on weekdays but not on nights or weekends, now will not be serving Brooklyn at all, but terminating and originating at Bowling Green, in Manhattan. Use 4 trains instead. C […]

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Transit Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

The MTA is providing a handy guide to subway and bus service during the coronavirus epidemic, updated on a daily basis. One thing to note: C trains have been added to the list of trains considered non-essential during the crisis. They normally serve High Street and Jay Street-MetroTech stations on the same tracks as A trains, which […]

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Transit Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Probably the only Heights residents using mass transit these days are those with jobs deemed essential who need transit to commute. As reported by Paula Katrinas in the Brooklyn Eagle, because of reduced ridership, the MTA has announced that it has eliminated weekday service on three lines – B, W, and Z – none of […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

Subway usage is way down because of COVID-19, and there are no planned service changes this weekend that seriously affect availability of service at local stations.  2 trains will be running every 12 minutes because of track work in the Bronx. There will be no late night R service, which only runs between 95th Street […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend, from about 11:45 p.m. Friday, March 13 until about 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 16 there will be no C trains running, but A trains should be providing service in both directions at High Street and at Jay Street-MetroTech. A trains will be making local stops in Brooklyn, but in Manhattan A trains will […]

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