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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend, from 9:45 PM Friday, November 9 to 5:00 AM Monday, November 12, there will be no service in either direction at the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall, as 4 trains are originating and terminating at Bowling green in Manhattan, and 5 trains do not serve Brooklyn on weekends. Alternative service will be provided […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend, from 9:45 PM Friday, November 2 to 5:00 AM Monday, November 5 there will be a do-si-do (see photo) involving A and C trains on one part and F trains on the other. Manhattan bound A and C trains will be running on the F line between Jay Street/Metro Tech and West 4th […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

This weekend, from 9:45 PM Friday, October 19 ad 5:00 AM Monday, October 22 there will be no service in either direction at the 4/5 platforms at Borough Hall, as 4 trains are terminating and originating at Brooklyn Bridge station Manhattan, and 5 trains don’t serve Brooklyn on weekends. Use 2, 3, R or N […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Nearby

I’m calling this a “green light” weekend – late Friday night, October 12 to early Monday morning, October 15 – because there are no planned service changes that directly and adversely affect travel to or from any local stations. N trains will replace R trains in both directions at Court and Jay streets late at […]

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City Council Member Levin Talks BQE Rehab on WNYC

In case you missed it, the BQE rehab was the topic of the day on ALL OF IT with Alison Stewart on WNYC on October 4th.  A new show, ALL OF IT “is a live daily conversation about culture and the culture in and around New York City.” Transportation reporter Stephen Nessen gave a breakdown […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

This weekend, from 9:45 PM Friday,October 5 to 5:00 AM Monday, October 8, 3 trains will replace the 4 in Brooklyn. We’re not sure if they will be using the 2/3 or the 4 platform at Borough Hall, though we suspect the former. That means no service in either direction on the 4/5 platforms (no […]

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Clark Street Elevator Hell

Thanks to newly-revived Gothamist, we get this bit of NYC nightmare-come-to-true: I hope that none of you happened to be on the far right Clark Street station elevator around 10 am this morning. Because, despite what seems like endless repairs and replacements and closures, that elevator stopped and wouldn’t budge for an hour, to the […]

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City Will Consider Options for BQE Reconstruction

A large crowd assembled for Thursday evening’s meeting at which City Department of Transportation officials discussed plans for the reconstruction of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway below Brooklyn Heights. I took the photo some minutes before the program began; by the time it did there were even more standing in the back or along the sides, and […]

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Subway Service Alerts: Brooklyn Heights and Vicinity

It’s a three-peat. Service changes affecting local stations this weekend – late Friday evening, September 28 to early Monday morning, October 1 – will be the same as last weekend’s. From 9:30 PM Friday to 5:00 AM Monday all F trains are being diverted to the Q line between Lexington Avenue-63rd Street in Manhattan and […]

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Reminder: Meeting Thursday Evening on BQE Repairs and Promenade

The Brooklyn Heights Association has details on the Update meeting on BQE Rehabilitation, a project that could include closing the Brooklyn Heights Promenade for years and building a temporary six lane highway that would bring traffic to the level of Heights residences. Alternatively, it could cause major diversions of truck and car traffic to local […]

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