Livable Streets

For a Cleaner, Greener Park Slope 

For a Cleaner, Greener Park Slope  Three active committees lead the Civic Council’s sustainability initiatives. The newly formed Trees Committee plans to work with the Parks Department and local organizations and officials to increase the number of neighborhood trees and maintain them in better health. The Livable Streets Committee focuses on street and sidewalk safety and on addressing excessive congestion. The […] read more >>
  • Oct 17, 2022 by Judy Antell

Dangerous Vehicle Petition

Dangerous Vehicle Petition Please read and sign the petition below. The Dangerous Vehicle Abatement Act must remove dangerous drivers from our streets. “A maniacally reckless driver destroyed the monument at Bartel Pritchard Square this morning,” New York City Comptroller Brad Lander said in a tweet, adding that the “epidemic of reckless driving” had “only gotten worse.” Around 4 […] read more >>
  • May 10, 2022 by Judy Antell

PSCC Requests Meeting with DOT to Discuss Traffic Congestion

PSCC Requests Meeting with DOT to Discuss Traffic Congestion One of the most common problems the Civic Council gets complaints about is traffic. Construction, water main projects, increased car ownership, and more delivery trucks have caused an exponential increase in congestion in and around Park Slope. Several months ago PSCC began talks with the Department of Transportation regarding traffic safety issues at Grand Army […] read more >>
  • Dec 17, 2021 by Stephen Copek

Streetlights too bright?

Streetlights too bright? As bright new LED lighting started to “roll out” in Park Slope, many residents protested… and the Mayor has acknowledged that they were justified and will be accommodated. read more >>
  • May 17, 2016 by pscc

A Slippery Slope ?!

A Slippery Slope ?! A reminder! Calcium chloride de-icer is less harmful to resurfaced stoops, cement sidewalks, dog paws and plants. Please check the ingredients on your package. read more >>
  • Jan 18, 2016 by pscc

PSCC Holds Livable Streets Workshop

PSCC Holds Livable Streets Workshop On Sunday, March 22, some 40 members of the community spent the morning at Congregation Beth Elohim to take part in the Civic Council’s community workshop on livable streets. This livable streets workshop, the first since 2009, focused on four areas relating to the streets in our community. Judy Willig, Executive Director of Heights and […] read more >>
  • Apr 14, 2015 by pscc