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August, 2018

Brooklynites already lamenting the fast-approaching end of summer have even less reason to look forward to fall because officials are hiking fees for metered parking across the city, beginning in Kings County on Sept. 4. Comments (2)

July, 2018

June, 2018

Mean Streets

Slamming the brakes: Golden casts aside speed camera bill in push for stop signs, traffic lights near schools

Bay Ridge and Marine Park state Sen. Marty Golden is now supporting a bill that would increase the numer of stop signs in schools zones instead of the one he touted doubling the number of speed cameras near houses of education. Comments (1)
A Park Slope pol wants to pull cars belonging to thousands of law-breaking motorists from city streets and force the rogue riders to go back to drivers’ ed before their wheels are returned, according to legislation he announced on Tuesday. Comment
He wants to give the elderly a lift. Comment
Coney Islanders think the city’s new dockless bike-share program is completely clueless. Comments (2)

May, 2018

He went from camera shy to camera ready. Comments (4)

April, 2018

The city has finally taken steps to corral the cars in a Fourth Avenue gas station parking lot where drivers habitually drove on the sidewalks, endangering local kids walking to a nearby school. Comment
State pols late on Friday passed their much-anticipated budget with a provision authorizing use of the streamlined design-build process in the city-led reconstruction of the derelict Brooklyn–Queens Expressway. Comment

March, 2018

Transit

Train drain: F, J service axed in parts of boro this weekend

The weekend commute is totally F’d. Comment
Straphangers who board the fleet of ferries dedicated to shuttling them across the East River from Williamsburg when the L train shuts down next year will get a free transfer to buses waiting for them on the other side, according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. Comment

February, 2018

The city must do more to protect Sunset Park kids who walk by a dangerous Fourth Avenue gas station to get to school, and change has to come from the top, say local pols. Comment
A Fourth Avenue gas station near a Sunset Park elementary school is a “death trap,” according to local parents, who blasted the city for not doing enough about it. Comments (1)
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