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Delay in BQE Truck Monitoring

As we noted two years ago, the State Legislature passed a bill sponsored by Senator Brian Kavanaugh and Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon, that was signed by Governor Kathy Hochul, authorizing the City Department of Transportation to install weigh stations along the cantilevered portion of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway that lies below Brooklyn Heights and its Promenade. […]

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Governor Vetoes Helicopter Noise Bill as Complaints Rise “Exponentially”

Note: Please click on “Read full story” below and scroll down for an important update. Gothamist reports — and thanks to reader Andrew Porter for alerting us to this — that Governor Kathy Hochul vetoed a bill that would have banned all “non-essential” helicopter flights from the heliport located in a state park on the […]

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Overweight Trucks on BQE to be Monitored and Penalized

As reported by Kirstyn Brendlen in the Brooklyn Paper, Governor Kathy Hochul has signed into law a bill, sponsored by State Senator Brian Kavanagh and Assembly Member Jo Anne Simon, that authorizes the city’s Department of Transportation to install up to 16 weigh stations on the BQE between Atlantic Avenue and Sands Street. The technology […]

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