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Park Slope Says No Thanks To 4th Avenue Overhaul

Park Slope Says No Thanks To 4th Avenue Overhaul
Posted June 14th, 2013 @ 1:38pm

(Lauren Evans) Some Park Slope residents have decided that they would like to keep sprawling 4th Avenue just as sprawling as it is, thank you very much. The notoriously dicey road has already received upgrades in Sunset Park and Bay Ridge as part of a massive initiative by DOT. But Community Board 6 is hoping to put the brakes on a plan to cut traffic from three lanes to two, and eliminate some left turning between 15th Street and Atlantic Avenue.

"No one disputes that there are serious traffic and pedestrian safety concerns regarding the 4th Avenue corridor that must be remedied," reads the resolution drafted by CB 6 chairman Daniel Kummer. "The question is how best to address those concerns and to balance the numerous factors and interests involved."

Read More: Gothamist

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