More than two dozen homes and neighborhood stores including Little Mo and Harvest Cyclery will have to be vacated for six to 10 months or even longer while the MTA demolishes and rebuilds the elevated track between Myrtle Avenue, Broadway, Bushwick and Ditmars Street in Bushwick.
According to a new report, the majority of New Yorkers spend over 40 minutes commuting to work every day — almost double the 26-minute national average.
A proposal to ease traffic congestion and raise funds for public transit would impose tolls on every East River bridge, so Brooklynites would have to pay to visit Manhattan by car.
As Brooklynites continue to fret over a possible L train shutdown, at least one of the area’s luxury towers has come up with a tony alternative for its residents in the case of public transit deprivation.
There’s always something interesting going on at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, from Brooklyn Grange’s rooftop farms to Steiner Studios film studios to designer shows during Fashion Week. But it’s awfully hard to get there.
Now the remote but ever-growing hub of innovation and employment is initiating a better literal connector to the surrounding borough: A free shuttle service.
Mayor de Blasio’s ambitious new Brooklyn-Queens streetcar proposal could transform outer-borough transportation in even more ways than previously revealed.
What’s new: The proposed route will probably require the construction of two new bridges in Brooklyn. It could also bring more pedestrian and bike paths to the borough — as well as less street parking, officials announced.
Electric cars are scarce in Brooklyn, but Tesla Motors may change that. The luxury electric car maker plans to open a showroom in Red Hook — yes, that transit-starved area that has become a destination.
There’s only one way in and one way out at the York Street F train stop in Dumbo, much to the displeasure of residents in the ever-growing area.
The subway system may give off an air of permanence, but like just about everything else in this ever-changing city, it’s grown and evolved over the decades. A number of Brooklyn’s stations have been lost to time, and some platforms abandoned.
New details on the much-feared L train tunnel repairs — which would entail shutting down one or both sets of tracks running between Brooklyn and Manhattan — came to light this week at a local community board meeting.
City Council Member Stephen Levin told the crowd that repairs to the tunnel could take two to seven years, according to Gothamist.