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City Councilman-elect Mark Treyger expressed concern that muni-meters could be the target of identity thieves bent on stealing money from unsuspecting motorists. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle is reporting that Treyger wants the Department of Transportation (DOT) to install additional security around muni-meters in light of an identity theft scam that targeted the meters on Long…

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The Department of Transportation (DOT) is forcing Louis Gellman, owner of Hilna Discount Tires (86th Street and Stillwell Avenue) to pay $30,000 to repair the cracked sidewalk in front of his business. Gellman believes that the MTA is responsible for the fractured sidewalk claiming that MTA construction vehicles and tremors caused by the overhead D…

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According to the Department of Transportation (DOT), seniors account for 38 percent of pedestrian fatalities, yet represent only 12 percent of the population. The reasons for this discrepancy, they say, are the lack of “complete streets.” What are complete streets, you ask? Well, according to the National Complete Streets Coalition, “complete streets are designed and operated…

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Thanks to the Brooklyn News for pointing out the erroneous email the DOT sent out regarding parking meters tomorrow: Earlier today the New York City Dept. of Transportation sent out an email that parking meters will be suspended tomorrow, Nov 7th. However, that is not the case, it took the DOT 2 hours to realize they made a mistake…

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From the offices of Councilman David Greenfield: Councilman David G. Greenfield is working closely with the NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) to make sure that a number of street resurfacing projects underway across the district are completed in a timely manner with as few disruptions to the community as possible. This is part of Greenfield’s…

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The Department of Transportation has asked for companies to submit Statements of Qualification if they are interested in managing and operating the city’s parking meters. Companies will have to run a designated number of parking spaces to be considered and have $100 million in collateral. There are about 80,800 on-street parking spaces up for grabs. Based on…

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The following is a press release from the offices of Councilman David Greenfield: Councilman David G. Greenfield has successfully fought to have two of the worst stretches of streets in Brooklyn, which have long been a source of frustration for residents, included in the city Department of Transportation’s upcoming spring and summer repaving schedule. Greenfield…

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Brooklyn drivers may finally get a reprieve from parking tickets with a bill aimed at clarifying the issue of roll-over paid minutes at muni-meter spots, something that local Assemblyman William Colton has been working towards for some time. The bill states that drivers who purchase time from a muni-meter parking spot can keep the receipt and use…

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The following is a press release from the office of City Councilman David Greenfield: Greenfield Demands DOT Repave Worst Local Streets and Stop Permitting Repaved Streets to Be Cut Up Brooklyn – Councilman David G. Greenfield (D-Brooklyn) yesterday questioned New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) officials over the unacceptable conditions of several local streets…

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