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Speed hump requests meeting at CB7 on March 12

Seems speed hump (bump) requests have become VERY popular in Greenwood Heights and Windsor Terrace. CB7’s transportation committee is holding a meeting on March 12 at 6:30pm at Community Board 7 (43rd St. and 4th Ave) to discuss SEVEN requests for traffic calming speed humps. Here’s the communities chance to come out and let folks know whether you are for or against the requests that DOT will be presenting to CB7. Some of them are requests from residents on certain blocks, several are via a recent traffic study of 6th Ave (btwn 20th and 24th Sts.).

Some of this info already appeared on the CCGH newsgroup a few weeks ago.

Here’s the official announcement from CB7 with the locations… Continue reading

Traffic calming issues on 6th Ave btwn 20th/24th Sts

From the CCGH newsgroup. If you want to add your voice to the discussion, post here on the blog or e-mail us.

CB7 finally heard back from DOT on the traffic/speed review of 6th Ave. from 20th St. to 24th St. (a year late!). If you remember correctly, there was concern about 6th Ave becoming a raceway since there are no lights or traffic calming measures after 20th St. In addition, folks were concerned about the visibility at the corner of 23rd St and 6th Ave due to the rental building (it has become a even worse issue with accidents).

In their wisdom (or lack there of, depending on your POV), here’s what they came back with after CB7’s request and CM Gonzalez’s request: Continue reading

4th Ave. (from 15th St-65th St.) safety improvement project starts 08/20

Starting August 20, 4th Avenue in South Park Slope, Greenwood Heights and Sunset Park, from 15th Street to 65th Street, NYC DOT will begin its safety improvement project.

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Additional reduced parking restrictions starting 8/13

NYC DOT announces reduced parking restrictions in Sunset Park and Greenwood Heights to begin in August.

Enforcement of new regulations begins August 13th

Reduced Alternate Side Parking regulations in parts of Sunset Park and Greenwood Heights sections of Brooklyn Community District 7 go into effect following posting of new regulations to ease parking for local residents; Second of two phases now complete in CB 7. Continue reading