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Slow Zone, Bikes on C.B. 2 Transportation Committee Agenda Tomorrow Evening

Community Board 2’s Transportation Committee will meet tomorrow (Tuesday, April 21) evening at 6:00 in the first floor board room at St. Francis College, 180 Remsen Street. According to C.B. 2: The agenda … includes presentations by the DOT on proposals for a Brooklyn Heights Slow Zone, extension of the bicycle network on Schermerhorn Street, […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

It’s yet another green light weekend (Friday evening, April 17 to Monday morning, April 20) and the following week (Monday, April 20 to Friday, April 24), as there are no planned cancellations, route changes, or station skips directly affecting service at any local stations. Those traveling to or from Brooklyn’s interior should know that, during […]

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BHA Wants Your Views on “Move NY” Plan for Transportation and Infrastructre

The Brooklyn Heights Association is asking our readers to answer a brief survey about the “Move NY Fair Plan,” which is “a comprehensive approach to New York City’s significant transportation infrastructure needs, growing congestion, and rising tolls and transit fares.” There’s a concise overview of the Plan here; the complete document is here. The survey […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

It’s another green light weekend Friday evening, April 10 to Monday morning, April 13. The only planned change affecting service at local stations is that C trains will be running on a reduced schedule, approximately once every fifteen minutes. Late nights (11:30 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.) the following week–Monday, April 13 to Friday, April 18–things […]

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Riders Alliance Wants Your Subway Horror Stories

The Riders Alliance wants you to share your subway horror stories. You may post them here or tweet them to @RidersNY using the hashtags #SubwayStruggles and #ThanksCuomo. You may also sound off in person tomorrow (Wednesday, April 8) at a strategy meeting to be held from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the YWCA Brooklyn, 30 […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

On this coming Easter and Passover weekend there are minimal planned disruptions to service at local subway stations. R trains will be diverted to the D and M lines between DeKalb Avenue and Queens Plaza, but N trains will be taking the R’s usual route between these points, so there will be service in both […]

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Why No Weekday Ferry Service Brooklyn to Governors Island?

There’s ferry service from Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 6 (foot of Atlantic Avenue) to Governors Island on Saturdays and Sundays after the Island re-opens to the public on Saturday, May 23, but there will be no way for Brooklynites to get there on weekdays, other than to take a train to lower Manhattan, walk to […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

It’s another “green light” weekend (Friday night, March 27 to Monday morning, March 30), as there are no planned cancellations, route diversions, or station skips that directly affect service at any local stations. The following week (Monday, March 30 to Friday, April 3) there will be no 2 train service in either direction between Chambers […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

This coming weekend–Friday evening, March 20 to Monday morning, March 23–there are no planned cancellations, route diversions, or station skips directly affecting service at any local stations, although C trains will be running on a reduced schedule, approximately every fifteen minutes. The following week, each night from 11:45 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. Monday, March 23 […]

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What’s Worse? Getting Towed or Getting Booted?

Oy to the vey. Those of you who have opted not to have a car in New York City are excused from this conversation. We get it, you feel great about that decision. And to be honest, it’s the most sensible one. But for many of us, having a car is a necessity and alternate […]

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