Posts Tagged ‘traffic’

UPDATE: Panel Discussion on BK Gateway Vision Plan Postponed

UPDATE: Panel Discussion on BK Gateway Vision Plan Postponed Updated Feb. 9, 2013: The panel to discuss the BK Gateway Transportation Vision Plan scheduled for today has been postponed due to the weather. read more >>
  • Posted on Feb 9, 2013 by David Herman

A Vision for Brooklyn’s Transportation Future

A Vision for Brooklyn’s Transportation Future A group of elected officials, civic groups, and advocates are bringing attention to the matter with the release of BK Gateway Transportation Vision, a report that highlights those challenges and the need for a comprehensive transportation/land use plan for the area. read more >>
  • Posted on Dec 18, 2012 by David Herman

Wanted: Better Transit, Sensible Transportation, and Safe Streets

Wanted: Better Transit, Sensible Transportation, and Safe Streets How are the city and the community to balance the many demands for scarce street space? read more >>
  • Posted on May 10, 2012 by David Herman

Changing Lanes

Changing Lanes If you walk, run, bike, or even drive in Prospect Park, you’ll notice some changes over the next few weeks to the configuration on Park Drive, thanks to a task force set up to improve safety for all users of this precious green space. read more >>
  • Posted on May 10, 2012 by David Herman

A Step Toward Slow Zones

A Step Toward Slow Zones After a spirited discussion of the pros and cons of the initiative — at our Jan. 21 community meeting and Feb. 2 Trustees Meeting — the Civic Council’s trustees voted in favor of an application for slow zones that would encompass Park Slope. read more >>
  • Posted on Feb 26, 2012 by David Herman

A Debate on Whether ’20 Is Plenty’ for Park Slope

A Debate on Whether ’20 Is Plenty’ for Park Slope The proposal for a neighborhood slow zone in Park Slope inspired a healthy debate at the Civic Council’s February Board Meeting, and took up a significant part of the evening’s agenda. read more >>
  • Posted on Feb 26, 2012 by David Herman

Learn More about Traveling at 20 mph in Park Slope

Learn More about Traveling at 20 mph in Park Slope We’ve posted some key documents from our Jan. 21 meeting, including the responses to the survey taken of the attendees and the presentation on an existing New York City slow zone. read more >>
  • Posted on Feb 1, 2012 by David Herman

Taking It Slow at Community Meeting

Taking It Slow at Community Meeting In the midst of the year’s first winter storm, residents of Park Slope and nearby communities got together not to complain about falling snow, but to explore how to take it slow. read more >>
  • Posted on Jan 31, 2012 by David Herman

A City Record for Safety

A City Record for Safety At a press conference held in the waning days of last year, Mayor Bloomberg came to Grand Army Plaza to proclaim 2011 “the city’s safest traffic year in the more than 100 years since records were kept.” read more >>
  • Posted on Jan 31, 2012 by David Herman

One Step Closer to Permit Parking?

One Step Closer to Permit Parking? The Civic Council offered testimony for residential permit parking at a City Council hearing on the subject. “We are sure that the benefits of reduced congestion and increased safety for all users of local streets will be immediate and substantial.” read more >>
  • Posted on Nov 17, 2011 by David Herman