Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Suspended service on the F line during weekends

The F train service between Jay Street-Bourough Hall and Church Avenue will unfortunately be suspended from 12:01 am Saturdays through 5:00 am Mondays during the following weekends:

- October 10-12
- October 17-19
- October 24-26
- November 14-16

There will be shuttle buses provided to transport travelers from Jay Street-Borough Hall along the F train route. The service changes are due to the necessary rehabilitation of the Culver Viaduct (the bridge that carries Smith/9th Street and 4th Avenue stations).

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Worth looking into what the future might hold

Thanks to Pardon me for Asking:


Thursday, September 17, 2009

Fix The Ditch

One of the major issues the Landuse committee will be dealing with this fall is, what to do about the portion of the BQE that separates the Columbia Waterfront from Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens (aka The Ditch). As previously reported, Representative Nydia Velasquez has secured $300,000 for a study that will be administered by the EDC. There are many possibilities here: from simply fixing the concrete bed, to hanging planters and adding bridges to covering the whole thing up. We would like to know, what you think. Please leave your comments below. To get the discussion going, here are a few articles on the subject:

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Temporary closure of Baltic Street between Hicks and Columbia

Masonry Services intends to close Baltic Street between Hicks Street and Columbia Street for the use of a crane on Baltic Street.

This closure will take place on September 8, 9, 11, 14, 15, 17, and 18 between 7 AM and 6 PM. Flagmen will be posted to redirect traffic.

If you have any questions regarding this closure, please contact Masonry Services at (917) 578-0019.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Public Services Committee meetings on Tuesdays this fall

The first Public Services Committee meeting will be held at 7PM on Tuesday, September 8. The meeting will be held at the Postgraduate Center on Columbia Street. Subsequent meetings will be held on the second Tuesday of every month.