The beloved New York Transit Museum will reopen on August 14, welcoming back in-person visitors for the first time at its decommissioned Downtown Brooklyn subway station since the pandemic began.
A group of residents and a southern Brooklyn lawmaker are bringing the city’s Department of Transportation to court in hopes of halting the conversion of a stretch of 7th and 8th avenues into one-way streets.
City transportation officials are looking to convert a span of 7th and 8th avenues to one-way streets, but members of more than one community board maintain that the agency hasn’t done enough to inform residents about the major traffic adjustment.
Mayor de Blasio said he will unveil details of a long-awaited plan to repair the crumbling Brooklyn-Queens Expressway’s triple cantilever in the coming weeks, but added that a larger long-term transformation will be up to his successor.
The long-awaited project will add a two-way protected bike lane, a new pedestrian path, and metered parking beneath the elevated Brooklyn-Queens Expressway from the Kosciuszko Bridge to Metropolitan Avenue.
Transit gurus are “studying” a fix to Dumbo’s treacherous York Street subway station, which serves as the neighborhood’s sole subway stop and has only one egress with no wheelchair accessibility.
An environmentalist accused a city agency of underplaying the expected impact of a ferry line planned for Coney Island during a Monday meeting about the project.
Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, Flatbush and East Flatbush now have a cycling thoroughfare to East River crossings with a newly completed protected bike lane on Flatbush Avenue as well as 4th Avenue.
Ferry service has returned to Greenpoint on Monday after a 36-hour hiatus that began when the jetty’s new private owner restricted access to the boats, according to officials.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is planning a series of structural repairs along the 2, 3 and 4 lines in Brooklyn between Borough Hall and Franklin Avenue.