Transportation

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

“Plug NYC” Brings Electric Vehicle Charging to the Slope

“Plug NYC” Brings Electric Vehicle Charging to the Slope As part of its “80×50” program—whose goal is to reduce green- house gas emissions 80% by the year 2050—the City of New York has embarked on an ambitious program to encourage electric vehicle ownership and to build the technology infrastructure to support it. In June 2021, the Department of Transportation launched “PlugNYC,” a program of Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations spread across the five boroughs, including 120 curbside stations serving parked cars as well as higher voltage stations in certain city owned parking lots. read more >>
  • Dec 9, 2021 by Park Slope Civic Council

Bike Lane on Seventh Avenue – Update

Bike Lane on Seventh Avenue – Update Community Board 6 – at its Jan. 11th meeting – resolved by a vote of 23 in favor, 8 against, to conditionally approve the NYC Transportation Department’s proposal to install a combination bicycle lane on 7th Avenue between Flatbush Avenue and 15th Street. read more >>
  • Jan 3, 2017 by pscc

Attention Passengers: The art is in the station!

Attention Passengers: The art is in the station! In mid-September commuters using the 4th Avenue/9th Street Station saw something very unusual. Behind the gates in eight of the ten new store front windows along 4th Avenue and 10th Street, the eagerly awaited temporary art installation, promised to the Civic Council during a station-focused public meeting in February 2015, appeared. The eight landscape scenes, […] read more >>
  • Sep 24, 2015 by pscc

Park Slope Civic Council Endorses MoveNY Fair Plan

Park Slope Civic Council Endorses MoveNY Fair Plan At its Board of Trustees meeting on April 2, 2015, the Park Slope Civic Council endorsed the MoveNY Fair Plan following a motion from the Livable Streets Committee and two community forums on this, one on February 19 and the other on March 26.  This plan would institute cashless, all-electronic tolling (with license plate readers […] read more >>
  • Mar 25, 2015 by pscc

MOVE NY FAIR PLAN PUBLIC MEETING

MOVE NY FAIR PLAN PUBLIC MEETING The Move NY Fair Plan is a comprehensive proposal that addresses the health of New York City’s transportation system. It aims to reduce traffic congestion and fund transportation and transit improvements. Please join Campaign Coordinator and Analyst Jonathan Matz to discuss the regional and local implications of the plan. WHERE: 78th Precinct, 4th floor (65 […] read more >>
  • Mar 18, 2015 by pscc