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It’s time for a bike lane on the Verrazzano, southern Brooklynites say

September 17 | Meaghan McGoldrick

A group of cyclists, runners and transit advocates came together at Bay Ridge’s Cannonball Park on Sunday to renew their call for a bike and pedestrian lane on the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge during the summer season. The group contends that the addition would better connect Brooklyn and Staten Island — the two boroughs are the only […]

Temporary bridge opens over Gowanus Expressway at 79th Street

September 10 | Paula Katinas

There’s a new traffic detour on one of Bay Ridge’s busiest streets. The reconstruction of the 79th Street overpass spanning the Gowanus Expressway reached a crucial phase on Tuesday with the opening of a temporary bridge that will keep traffic flowing smoothly while the work is being done. Up to this point, only preliminary work […]

MTA removes schedules from bus stops

August 30 | Paula Katinas

Riders waiting for the bus can no longer tell what time it will arrive after the MTA systematically removed schedules from bus stop poles, according to four Bay Ridge lawmakers who fired off a letter to MTA Chairperson Patrick Foye objecting to the move. Councilmember Justin Brannan, State Sen. Andrew Gounardes, Assemblymember Mathylde Frontus and […]

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