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Major Repair Work to Affect 4, 5, 2, and 3 Subway Service Over Next 33 Months

The MTA is undertaking major repair work to subway tunnels in Brooklyn. They will be on the 4/5 lines between Borough Hall and Manhattan – these are the only repairs that will directly affect service at a local station (4/5 at Borough Hall) – and on the 2/3/4/5 tunnels between Atlantic and Franklin avenues, which […]

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Citi Bike Stations in Brooklyn Heights to Expand

The Eagle reports that the city’s Department of Transportation has plans to expand existing Citi Bike docking stations throughout Brooklyn (and the city), and to add new ones in an effort to expand availability and reach of the service. According to the list in the Eagle story, these are the Heights locations to be expanded: […]

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Local Electeds Move Against City Parking Placard Abuse

Kings County Politics reports that State Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon (photo) and City Council Member Stephen Levin are urging the city to enforce parking regulations, particularly with respect to abuse of city issued parking placards, in Downtown Brooklyn. As has been noted here before, this is a problem that extends into Brooklyn Heights, especially along […]

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Alternate Side Parking Rules in Effect Monday, July 20, with Changes

As we noted before, alternate side of the street parking rules go back into effect this Monday, July 20. However, there are changes to the rules. These changes went into effect in June, while ASP rules were suspended, and concern sweeping schedules for “residential side streets” (non-metered streets) which will now be swept only once […]

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Alternate Side Parking Suspension Continued One Week

ICYMI (as we did), alternate side parking rules have been suspended for an additional week, through Sunday, July 19. Parking meter rules remain in effect.

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Clark Street Elevator Repairs on Hold; MTA to do Borough Hall First

We’ve seen some questions on Open Thread Wednesdays, and heard them in on line conversations with friends: when will the MTA proceed with replacement of the Clark Street elevators? Just this February the MTA announced that the Clark Street subway station would close for eight months while all three aged, breakdown prone elevators are replaced, […]

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Alternate Side Parking Rules Suspended July 5th through 12th

The New York City Department of Transportation has announced that alternate side parking rules will be suspended tomorrow — Sunday, July 5 — through next Sunday, July 12. Parking meter enforcement remains in effect.

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Alternate Side Parking Suspended Through June 21

We have this from Notify NYC: The New York City Department of Transportation today announced that Alternate Side Parking regulations will be suspended citywide through 6/21. Payment at parking meters will remain in effect throughout the city.

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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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