Atlantic Avenue has three new mid-block pedestrian crossings, which the city and local pols hope will make the busy roadway — nicknamed Brooklyn’s “Boulevard of Death” — safer for Brooklynites traversing the corridor on foot.
Dec. 11, 2023 By Julio Peña III In the intricate maze of New York City, Sunset Park stands as a vibrant embodiment of diversity and resilience. Three years ago, our community experienced yet another loss with the tragic death of Clara Kang — a dedicated nurse whose life was cut short while cycling home. On… Read More
After record-high Citi Bike ridership numbers across New York City over the past few months, rideshare company Lyft, along with the Department of Transportation and Mayor Eric Adams, announced plans to significantly expand the service by the end of next year.
Oct. 18, 2023 By Adam Daly The Department of Transportation partially closed the infamous triple cantilver on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway over the weekend to complete some much-needed repairs to the span — with closures to sections of the notoriously congested roadway pushing traffic onto surrounding streets, to the dismay of local businesses. From Oct. 14-16, the… Read More
Aug. 30, 2023 By Ximena Del Cerro A new bike lane near Canarsie Pier which connects Canarsie to the Jamaica Bay Greenway, Gateway National Recreation Area, and the Rockaways is ready to roll. The $1.9 million project to build the new section of a raised, eight-foot-wide, two-way bike lanes on Shore Parkway was completed one year ahead of schedule and more than $1.45 million under budget. The project was managed by the city’s Department of Transportation and Department of Design and Construction, and funded by DOT and the state’s Office of Resilient Homes and Communities. Work began back in June… Read More