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The Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council

Traffic and transit
Issues relating to motor vehicle travel, as well as use of public transportation, in Prospect Heights.

DOT presentation of proposed Citi Bike locations

Start Date: 
April 25, 2017 - 7:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Traffic and transit
Sponsored By: 
Brooklyn Community Board 8 Transportation Committee
Location: 
CNR-Center Light Health Care Center
727 Classon Avenue (at Park Place)
United States
Description: 

At the April meeting of Community Board 8's Transportation Committee, representatives from the New York City Department of Transportation will present preliminary locations for the planned Citi Bike expansion in Brooklyn community district 8, including Prospect Heights.

Open to: 
General public

Atlantic Yards Quality of Life meeting

Start Date: 
January 24, 2017 - 6:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Traffic and transit
Safety and security
Atlantic Yards
Sponsored By: 
Greenland Forest City Partners, Empire State Development
Location: 
Shirley Chisholm State Office Building, First Floor Conference Room
55 Hanson Place
United States
Description: 

Greenland Forest City Partners (GLFC) and Empire State Development Corporation (ESD) will host the next Quality of Life Community meeting on January 24. 

Please plan to arrive promptly in order to provide time for presentations and questions and answers from the community members.  If you have any questions please contact Nicole Jordan at atlanticyards@esd.ny.gov.

Open to: 
General public

Resolution 2017: A Safer Times Plaza

Start Date: 
December 17, 2016 - 11:00am
Categories
Topic : 
Traffic and transit
Sponsored By: 
Transportation Alternatives
Location: 
Times Plaza
Flatbush, Atlantic and Fourth Avenues
Brooklyn
United States
Description: 

It’s time to fix Times Plaza, a deadly intersection in the heart of Brooklyn. Join Transportation Alternatives and Brooklyn elected officials in realizing a 2017 New Year’s Resolution: A Safer Times Plaza.

Local organizations, elected officials and many of the 8,381 People First on Atlantic Avenue petition signers will gather to call the NYC DOT to action. TransAlt will be offering free coffee from Brooklyn Roasting Company and gifts, and providing info on the City’s proposed improvements.

Pedestrian and cyclist fatalities across the city this year have exceeded 2015 totals. You can help to make sure Vision Zero is moving in the right direction.

Open to: 
General public

Prospect Heights’ Vanderbilt Avenue to receive historic street lighting

Posted: December 6, 2016 - 10:14pm

Historic fixtures to be installed on Vanderbilt Avenue (left) closely resemble lights installed a century ago (right, near M.S. 340 at Sterling Place).

 

BROOKLYN, NY, December 7, 2016: Today, the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council (PHNDC) and the Office of Brooklyn Borough President Eric L. Adams announced that Vanderbilt Avenue, the central boulevard of Brooklyn’s Prospect Heights neighborhood, will be enhanced with historic street lighting. Fifty historic M type fixtures will replace all existing lamps, traffic and pedestrian signals from Atlantic Avenue to Plaza Street.

Citi Bike CB8 community planning workshop

Start Date: 
October 19, 2016 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Traffic and transit
Sponsored By: 
New York City Department of Transportation
Location: 
Hope City Empowerment Center
650 Washington Avenue (between Dean and Bergen Streets)
United States
Description: 

Have you been wondering when you’ll finally be able to jump on a Citi Bike in Prospect Heights? Join Citi Bike and the NYC Department of Transportation for a public planning workshop for the expanding Citi Bike program in Brooklyn Community Boards 8 and 9. Sessions being at 6:00PM and 7:00PM. For more information email Leroy Branch at lbranch@dot.nyc.gov.

(If you're looking for an opportunity to speak up about the Citi Bike stations already installed at Seventh Avenue and Park Place and at Flatbush Avenue and Plaza Street, stop by the CB6 Citi Bike hearing being held on October 20.)

Open to: 
General public

Bike-to-Work ride with Borough President Eric Adams

Start Date: 
April 18, 2016 - 8:00am
Categories
Topic : 
Traffic and transit
Sponsored By: 
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams
Location: 
Prospect Park entrance
Grand Army Plaza
Brooklyn
United States
Description: 

On Monday, April 18, 2016 at 8:00 AM, Borough President Eric L. Adams will kick off Earth Week with his second annual Bike-to-Work ride from Grand Army Plaza to Brooklyn Borough Hall. Please join him at a press conference at Grand Army Plaza at 8:00 AM to discuss the importance of reducing our carbon footprint and supporting policies to reduce and mitigate climate change, not just during Earth Week, but year-round. Immediately following the press conference, the ride will commence. Please let Ryan Lynch, policy director to Brooklyn Borough President Adams, know if you are interested in joining, and feel free to reach out to him at ryanlynch@brooklynbp.nyc.gov if you have any questions.

Open to: 
General public (RSVP may be required)