4th Avenue

Jun 132013
Don't Fence Me In: CB 10 approves (most) DOT changes to Fourth Avenue

TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: While most of Community Board 10′s Traffic and Transportation committee agrees that traffic on Fourth Avenue needs to slow down, they seem to disapprove of enclosed spaces.

Jun 042013

NEWS: On the morning of Friday, May 31, parishioners at St. Anselm’s Roman Catholic Church [356 82nd St] discovered two apparently desecrated statues among the landscaped trees and shrubs that line the building’s perimeter.

May 302013
CB 10 To Hold Meeting On Fourth Avenue Traffic-Calming Measures

TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: Community Board 10′s Traffic and Transportation Committee will hold a meeting on the traffic-calming alterations Department of Transportation officials recently suggested for Fourth Avenue in Bay Ridge.

May 162013
Fourth Avenue To Get Pedestrian Barriers Near 86th Street

TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: If city Department of Transportation officials have their way, Fourth Avenue could soon be receiving some Herald Square-style pedestrian barricades.

Apr 042013
Another Pedestrian Struck By Car Near Intersection Of Two Treacherous Streets

NEWS: Another pedestrian was struck by a car in Bay Ridge on April 1, near the intersection of Fourth Avenue and 86th Street – two thoroughfares that have recently proved treacherous for pedestrians – as elected officials and the general public debate over which measures will best mitigate danger and improve safety on our streets.

Mar 262013
City Plans To Narrow Fourth Avenue As Golden, PBA Lobby Against Gentile-Backed Speed Camera Program

TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: As the NYC Department of Transportation unveils a series of traffic-calming measures for Fourth Avenue to mixed reactions, State Senator Marty Golden and the police union are lobbying Albany lawmakers to nix a speed camera demonstration program previously approved by the New York State Assembly.

Mar 052013
State Senate Votes For Stricter Hit-And-Run Legislation, As Neighbors Remember Two Innocent Victims

NEWS: As the New York State Legislature works on new, harsher penalties for hit-and-run drivers, Bay Ridge remembers two innocent victims.

Feb 282013
Pedestrian Rage Justified: Reporter Clocks 4th Ave Driver At 68 MPH

TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: Brooklyn Paper’s Will Bredderman recently used a radar gun to check out how many drivers are actually following 4th Avenue’s posted speed limit of 30 miles per hour. The answer: Very few.