Transit Issues

April, 2014

City to Brooklyn Bridge neighbors upset by revamp plan: Deal with it

Downtown: The city is ignoring pleas from Brooklyn Bridge neighbors who asked to be spared a lane change that would bring bridge-bound cars closer to their doorstep. Comments (19).

February, 2014

Streetcar named expire! Trolleys trucked away from Red Hook are latest blow to rail dream

Red Hook: A train buff’s longtime dream of restoring streetcars to Red Hook went even further off the rails this past weekend when three of his beloved carriages went missing. Comments (22).

Bus, livery-cab crash bangs up straphangers at busy Downtown corner

Mean Streets: Ten people were injured, two seriously, when a livery cab driver smashed into a bus at the corner of Myrtle Avenue and Flatbush Avenue Extension shortly after noon on Feb. 4. Comments (12).

January, 2014

Traffic calming coming to Clinton Hill

Mean Streets: Clinton Hill drivers will soon be hitting the brakes. Comments (15).

City floats Ridge’s boat

Bay Ridge: The city is poised to extend the commuter ferry service from the Brooklyn Army Terminal, which is supposed to ease the pain of the truncated R train, for another three months, sources said. Comment.

Stop signs a go for G train

Transit: G train riders are seeing signs all over the place. Comments (5).

No night train: G quits running between Bedford and Church Avenue overnight this week

Transit: The G train is going to be even more of a pain for night owls this week. Comments (4).