Transportation

Find Out About The Ferry!

The Staten Island Museum presents: All Aboard: The History of the Staten Island Ferry Thursday, October 18, 2007, 7 pmat the Staten Island Museum75 Stuyvesant Place, Staten IslandFREE! In celebration of the reissue of New York Municipal Ferryboats, the informative and popular book by the late Vince Sweeney, with updates by Historian Barnett Shepherd, a […]

St. Vincent’s Plan Revealed, NYU Long Term Plans, the Truth about Trump and more

St. Vincent’s/Rudin Development Plan Unveiled: On Wednesday, St. Vincent’s Hospital and developers the Rudin family unveiled their initial draft plans for a new hospital and several new luxury housing developments on the current St. Vincent’s Hospital site. The plan is to tear down all eight of their current hospital buildings east of 7th Avenue, and […]

Will Moynihan Station End Up Being a Preservation Project After All?

From the New York Sun Preservation Tax Credits Crucial to Moynihan BidBY ELIOT BROWN – Special to the SunAugust 2, 2007URL: http://www.nysun.com/article/59682 Plans to expand Pennsylvania Station and move Madison Square Garden could hit a financial obstacle relating to a tax credit for historic preservation. New York’s State Historic Preservation Office has raised concerns about […]

Village Federals Landmarked, MTA proposal still open for comment, CB 2 endorses South Village proposal

From the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, www.gvshp.org Two More Federal-Era Houses GVSHP Fought to Protect Are Landmarked: Today the city’s Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) voted unanimously to landmark two more surviving federal-era houses (1790-1835) of the thirteen that the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation (GVSHP) and the NY Landmarks Conservancy (NYLC) proposed […]

NYT Sports Columnist Pans the Plans for MSG Engulfing Moynihan Station

Sports of The TimesWith the Dolans Involved, Expect More UglinessBy GEORGE VECSEYJuly 15, 2007 Just wonderful. Now it turns out that the friendly folks from Madison Square Garden, who have enough trouble qualifying the Knicks and the Rangers among the top 16 teams in their leagues, are glomming in on the dream for a new […]

Preserving the Idea of Pennsylvania Station

From the New York Times: July 7, 2007Senator Moynihan’s LegacyEditorial For years now, plans and sometimes mere illusions about ways to replace New York City’s dismal and disheartening Penn Station have been debated, mostly behind closed doors. Now comes the good news that developers Stephen Ross and Steven Roth will finally make public their proposal […]

Traffic, Downtown Development, On the Waterfront and Some Really Tall Buildings from the Brooklyn Paper

From the Brooklyn Paper The Squared Circle: Planners aim to untangle Grand Army Plaza knotBy Chris CascaranoPark Slope: Grand Army Plaza could be transformed from an intimidating, speeder-friendly highway in the center of Brooklyn to a free-flowing, Euro-style traffic circle, under a revolutionary plan that continues to gain speed of its own. Read more. To […]

Park Slope News: Come out for Traffic & Go to a House Tour

From Eric McClure, Park Slope Neighbors, eric@parkslopeneighbors.org Please Attend Thursday’s CB6 Meeting and Voice Support for 9th Street Traffic CalmingThis Thursday, Community Board 6’s Transportation Committee will meet to continue its discussion of the Department of Transportation’s well conceived plan for calming traffic on 9th Street from 3rd Avenue to Prospect Park West. We urge […]

One Way? No Way! Park Slope Plan Bites the Dust

From Eric McClure, Campaign CoordinatorPark Slope Neighbors, eric@parkslopeneighbors.org Dear Park Slope Neighbor, You did it! Thanks to the incredible, unified outpouring of community support for maintaining 6th and 7th Avenues as safe, neighborhood-friendly two-way streets, Community Board 6 on Wednesday night voted unanimously to reject the Department of Transportation’s proposal to convert the avenues to […]

Park Slope Traffic Meeting, Brooklyn Matters Screening & Ward’s Demo Rally

From Eric McClure, Campaign Coordinator, Park Slope Neighborseric@parkslopeneighbors.org Community Board 6 to Consider DOT One-Way Proposal, Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.This Wednesday evening, at 6:30 p.m., the full membership of Brooklyn Community Board 6 will hold their monthly General Meeting, during which they will vote on the proposal presented last month by the Department of Transportation to […]

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