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Community Board 8 general meeting

Start Date: 
October 14, 2010 - 7:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Safety and security
Open space
Social services
Sponsored By: 
Brooklyn Community Board 8
Location: 
Berean Missionary Baptist Church
1635 Bergen Street corner Rochester Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
United States
Description: 

Community Board  8 represents North Crown Heights, Prospect Heights, and Weeksville.

Community Board 8 has an important advisory role in dealing with land use and zoning matters, the City budget, municipal service delivery, and many other matters relating to the welfare of their community.
 

Please visit http://www.brooklyncb8.org/ for more information on the meeting agenda.

Open to: 
General public

MTA hearing on fare and toll changes

Start Date: 
September 21, 2010 - 6:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Traffic and transit
Sponsored By: 
Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Location: 
Brooklyn Museum, Cantor Auditorium
200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, NY
United States
Description: 

The MTA will be holding hearings starting September 13, 2010 on the proposed fares, ticket prices, and tolls for consideration and comment by the public. Subsequent to the hearings, the MTA Board will consider fully the public's response to its proposals as well as any changes in its economic outlook, and then decide on a final package of fare and toll adjustments.

The hearing begins at 6 PM; registration opens at 5 PM and closes at 9 PM. Individuals may also register online. All registered speakers will be heard.

For more information, visit http://www.mta.info/.

Open to: 
General public

Latest step in Flatbush Avenue traffic safety: Pedestrian countdown signals

Posted: August 18, 2010 - 1:32pm

As part of the city’s recent Pedestrian Safety Study and Action Plan, and as a continuation of ongoing efforts to improve the pedestrian experience on Flatbush Avenue, NYC DOT will soon equip all Flatbush intersections between Fulton Street and Grand Army Plaza with safety-enhancing pedestrian countdown signals. These signals are among 1,500 the Department of Transportation plans to install at intersections selected for their above average roadway width, unique layout, and high rates of accidents involving pedestrians.

Forest City Ratner announces AY traffic change on Flatbush Avenue

Posted: July 26, 2010 - 6:13pm

To accommodate upgrades to the MTA vent structures along Flatbush Avenue, a part of the Atlantic Yards project, beginning on Friday, August 20, 2010, Forest City Ratner and the Empire State Development Corporation have announced that the traffic pattern on Flatbush Avenue (between Atlantic Avenue and Dean Street) will be altered.

DOT changes Flatbush signal timing for off-peak safety

Posted: July 19, 2010 - 4:18pm

In response to community requests to control speeding on Flatbush Avenue during off-peak hours, the NYC Department of Transportation recently implemented a “dual progression” pattern in which green lights are staggered, requiring additional stoppages for both directions of travel on Flatbush Avenue between Concord Street and Plaza Street.

Community Board 8 general meeting

Start Date: 
May 13, 2010 - 7:00pm
Categories
Topic : 
Urban planning
Economic development
Traffic and transit
Safety and security
Social services
Sponsored By: 
Brooklyn Community Board 8
Location: 
Berean Missionary Baptist Church
1635 Bergen Street (between Rochester & Utica Avenues)
United States
Description: 

Agenda:

  • General Meeting Call to Order
  • Roll Call
  • Acceptance of Minutes
  • Correspondence
  • Senator Velmanette Mongomery from the 18th Senatorial District will speak on the “Parents Bill”. This Bill gives incarcerated parents and parents enrolled in substance abuse treatment programs a Fighting Chance To Reunite With Their Children.
  • A representative from Congresswoman Yvette Clarke’s office will make a presentation on Academy Night.
  • Report of Committees:
    • Housing/ULURP
    • Economic Development
    • Police
    • Youth & Family Services
    • Parks
    • Fire/Safety
    • Aging /Health
    • Education
    • Environment/Sanitation
    • Transportation
  • Old Business
  • New Business
  • Public Comments
  • Acknowledgement of Elected Officials
  • Announcements
  • Adjournment

Please note that the order of the meeting is subject to change as are any of the agenda items.

Open to: 
General public