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Transportation 4th avenue traffic, via flickr
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Left turns are dangerous. And because of that, City Councilmember Brad Lander wants to reduce the number of left turns drivers take. To help with this effort, he — along with Ydanis Rodriguez, chair of the Council’s Transportation Committe — is asking Google Maps to add a “reduce left turns” feature, similar to the options the company already…

Transportation Photo by michaelakaras
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Below you’ll find early week Park Slope subway changes on the 2, 3, 4, 5, B, D, F, G, N, Q and R lines in Brooklyn. Check back later this week to see what’s happening this weekend. Changes via MTA.info. 3 Line Rockaway Avenue and Van Siclen Avenue 3 train stations are closed for renovation. All times,…

Transportation Photo by twentysevenboroughs
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Below you’ll find Park Slope subway changes over the weekend on the 2, 3, 4, 5, A, B, D, F, G, N, Q and R lines in Brooklyn. Also, due to the July 4th holiday weekend, on Friday, July 3, subways, buses, Metro-North and the Staten Island Railway will operate on a Saturday schedule, and…

News No Parking sign for Seventh Heaven
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We all know how hard it can be to park in the neighborhood, but a new app called SpotPog, which launched on Monday, hopes to make the struggle a bit easier. SpotPog is launching in Park Slope, Boerum Hill, and Fort Greene to start. Drivers in these neighborhoods will be the first to be able…

Neighbors Sammy Cohen Eckstein memorial by Right of Way
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Sammy Cohen-Eckstein, the 12-year-old boy who was hit by a car and killed in 2013, will get a permanent memorial bench near the spot where he was killed. A spokeswoman told DNAinfo that the Parks Department and Prospect Park Alliance “worked closely with the family to determine a more permanent way of memorializing their son. As…

News Mayor Bill de Blasio announcing traffic changes in Prospect Park Thursday. (Photo courtesy Demetrius Freeman/Mayoral Photography Office)
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No more cars in Prospect Park — most of the time, anyway. At a press conference in Prospect Park on Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced permanent changes to car traffic in the park. Prospect Park’s West Drive between Grand Army Plaza and Park Circle, previously open to motor vehicle traffic for two hours during weekday afternoons,…

Art & Music film shoot
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A promotional film for the professional camera rental company Offhollywood is filming all day Monday and Tuesday on Park Place between 6th and 7th Avenues. They plan to be shooting from 7am until 11pm both days, so make sure to move your car! If you find your vehicle has been relocated, contact the locations department at…

Transportation Photo by notforhirenyc
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Below you’ll find Park Slope subway changes over the weekend on the 2, 3, 4, 5, A, B, D, F, G, N, Q and R lines in Brooklyn — or if you missed them, you can see weekday changes here. Check back Monday to see what’s happening next week. Changes via MTA.info. 3 Line 3 train Rockaway…

Transportation Almost Empty CitiBike station on 4th Ave
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Citi Bike is expanding into Community Board 6 and wants your feedback on where docking stations should be placed — although according to DNAinfo, it looks like the bike share program won’t make it east of 4th Avenue for a couple of years yet. Citi Bike is holding a community workshop for the CB6 community on…

Transportation Photo by renesanger
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Below you’ll find early week Park Slope subway changes on the 2, 3, 4, 5, B, D, F, G, N, Q and R lines in Brooklyn. Check back later this week to see what’s happening this weekend. Changes via MTA.info. 2 Line Wakefield-bound 2 trains skip Eastern Parkway, Grand Army Plaza and Bergen Street. Late nights, 11:45pm…

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