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.

Prospect Heights ranked among top ten livable neighborhoods in NYC

Posted: April 13, 2010 - 12:00am

Although it may not come as a surprise to its residents, Prospect Heights was named by New York magazine among the top ten in its survey of most livable neighborhoods in New York City. The survey profiles fifty neighborhoods in terms of housing cost, transit, shopping, safety, restaurants, schools and diversity, among other factors. The survey found Prospect Heights particularly strong in nightlife (10th) and restaurants (17th), and fifth with respect to diversity of its residents, something most all of us would agree makes ours a great neighborhood and a great community.

Eastern Parkway neighbors demand action on Washinton crossing, launch online survey

Posted: March 10, 2010 - 9:24pm

The intersection of Eastern Parkway and Washington Avenue is one of the busiest—and messiest—in Brooklyn. A capital project to reconfigure the intersection and renovate the Eastern Parkway median between Washington and Grand Army Plaza has been in the works for five years, and will finally be breaking ground July 5, 2010.

The groundbreaking will be the beginning of an 18-month, three-phase project that will include water and sewer main upgrades and work on the main Eastern Parkway before the median and the pedestrian crossings at Washington are addressed.

Permanent street closures announced at Atlantic Yards site

Posted: January 11, 2010 - 11:12pm

Today, Forest City Ratner announced the permanent closing of the following streets in Prospect Heights, beginning on or about February 1.