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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.

Brooklyn Community Board Join Up

Start Date: 
December 5, 2013 - 7:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Safety and security
Open space
Social services
Sponsored By: 
Transportation Alternatives
Location: 
Brooklyn YWCA
30 3rd Avenue (corner of Atlantic Avenue)
Brooklyn
United States
Description: 

Become a leader for change in your community by joining your local community board. Transportation Alternatives is sponsoring a Community Board Join Up, where community board members will share their experiences and representatives from the City Council and the Borough President's office will walk you through the application process. T.A. will even have a notary public there to certify your application on the spot. In addition to transportation issues, community boards represent local interests on housing, education, sanitation and other matters. More information is available from Bike New York.

You can learn more about Brooklyn Community Board 8, which includes Prospect Heights, here.

Open to: 
General public

Prospect Heights wins Slow Zone from NYC Department of Transportation

Posted: October 16, 2013 - 5:59pm

On October 10, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Department of Transportation Commission Janet Sadik-Khan announced that Prospect Heights would be among the 15 New York City neighborhoods chosen for the expansion of the Neighborhood Slow Zone (NSZ) program. 74 communities had applied to be included in the NSZ expansion, under which speeds on local streets are reduced from 30 mph to 20 mph in conjunction with other traffic calming measures. Slow Zones also seek to enhance quality of life by reducing cut-through traffic and traffic noise in residential neighborhoods.

 

35th District City Council District Candidates Forum

Start Date: 
July 18, 2013 - 7:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Safety and security
Open space
Social services
Sponsored By: 
Transportation Alternatives, New York League of Conservation Voters, local civic organizations
Location: 
Irondale Theater
85 South Oxford Street Fort Greene
Brooklyn
United States
Description: 

Do you care about public safety? Community development? Sustainability?

Join Transportation Alternatives, the NY League of Conservation Voters and local civic groups at a forum for candidates running in the 35th Council District.

The 35th City Council District, currently represented by Letitia James, is one of a small number of hotly contested 2013 City Council races in Brooklyn. The district includes the neighborhoods of Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Prospect Heights, and parts of Crown Heights, all of which have seen significant demographic and development changes over the last ten years.

Event co-sponsors include: Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council, Pratt Area Community Council, Brooklyn Movement Center, SNAP, Coalition for the Improvement of Bedford Stuyvesant, and Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership.

Open to: 
General public

Effectiveness of the Barclays Center Transportation Demand Management Plan

Start Date: 
June 13, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Traffic and transit
Atlantic Yards
Sponsored By: 
Empire State Development Corporation
Location: 
The Brooklyn Hospital Center, Third Floor Auditorium
121 Dekalb Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
United States
Description: 

How has Barclays Center traffic affected you?

The New York State Empire State Development Corporation invites the community to a meeting on the effectiveness of the Barclays Center Transportation Demand Management Plan.

Representatives of Forest City Ratner Companies and Sam Schwartz Engineering will make a presentation and answer questions.

For more information, contact Derek Lynch, Manager of Atlantic Yards Project, AtlanticYards@esd.ny.gov.

Open to: 
General public

Neighborhood civics host forum for 35th City Council District candidates June 5

Posted: May 9, 2013 - 8:35am

 

The last ten years have brought tremendous change to our neighborhoods. How will our next City Council member help maintain and improve quality of life, encourage development of affordable housing and creation of jobs, promote the safety and security of our communities, improve the education of our children, and ensure critical City services are maintained?

Join the Prospect Heights Neighborhood Development Council, the Crown Heights North Association and the Crow Hill Association for a discussion of issues affecting our communities with the candidates who hope to be the next City Council member representing the 35th District. Come and hear where the candidates stand on issues important to you.

Olanike Alabi, Laurie Cumbo, Ede Fox, Jesse Hamilton, F. Richard Hurley, and Jelani Mashariki will answer questions from community members from 7-9PM on Wednesday, June 5 at P.S. 9, 80 Underhill Avenue (between St. Marks Avenue and Bergen Street). The discussion will be moderated by Mark Winston Griffith, Executive Director of the Brooklyn Movement Center.

Residents and business owners of Crow Hill, Crown Heights and Prospect Heights are encouraged to submit questions for the forum online using Google Moderator. We look forward to seeing you on June 5!

Meet & Greet with the Candidates

Start Date: 
May 20, 2013 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Safety and security
Open space
Social services
Local development projects
Sponsored By: 
Brown Community Development Corporation
Location: 
Sanders Studios
525 Waverly Avenue (between Atlantic Avenue and Fulton Street)
Brooklyn
United States
Description: 

Join Brown CDC for an opportunity to meet the candidates for City Counicl Districts 35 and 36, Brooklyn District Attorney and Brooklyn Borough President. Talk to them one on one, share your stories, find out why they are running for office and how they plan to represent you!

The event is free. Refreshments and beverages are available. Space is limited. Tickets are available starting May 1. Please call (347) 464-8850 or email bcdcommunications@gmail.com to reserve tickets.

Invited candidates:

  • Ken Thompson
  • Charles Hynes
  • Abe George
  • Robert Waterman
  • Conrrad Tillard
  • Kirsten J. Foy
  • Robert Cornegy
  • Akiel B. Taylor
  • Jelani Mashriki
  • Jesse Hamilton
  • Laurie Cumbo
  • Olanike Alabi
  • Frank R. Hurley
  • John Gangemi, Sr.
  • Eric Adams
  • Ede Fox

For more information, email jones.marjona@gmail.com.

Open to: 
General public (tickets required)