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Impacts which affect availability and performance of public transportation service near the project site.

Pedestrian crosswalk unsafe for at least 4 months

6th Avenue and Atlantic Avenue
January 22, 2015 - 9:16am

The crosswalk on this intersection has been unsafe and continuously shared between cars, trucks, bikers , construction trucks and pedestrians. The authorities, DOB, or the developers did not even bother painting a new crosswalk in a more safe location, indicating where pedestrians should cross to stay safeand away from cars. Several times a day there are no workers helping and indicating the way.

Street network changes for block 1129 construction starting November 20

Today, Greenland Forest City Partners announced changes to the street network around block 1129, bounded by Carlton Avenue, Dean Street, Vanderbilt Avenue and Pacific Street. The changes relate to the installation of a construction fence in preparation for construction of buildings at 535 Carlton Avenue and 550 Vanderbilt Avenue.

Street closings for Fashion Rocks, Tuesday, September 9

On Tuesday September 9, 2014, Barclays Center will host Fashion Rocks, a major New York Fashion Week event at Barclays Center.

The producers have been granted a permit for a red carpet to be located on Dean Street between Flatbush and 6th Avenue. The 78th Precinct has announced the following street closures for the day of the event.

  • Dean Street between Flatbush Avenue and 6th Avenue, 6:00AM unitl midnight
  • 6th Avenue between Atlantic Avenue and Bergen Street, 3:00PM until midnight
  • Pacific Street between Carlton Avenue and 6th Avenue, 3:00PM until midnight

All closures apply to vehicle traffic only. Pedestrians will have access but will not be allowed on the arena sidewalk. Residents and those drivers with garage access will be allowed on to Pacific Street. Arena management has characterized the event as "significantly smaller in scale than the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards."

Neighbors with questions may contact Terence Kelly with questions by email to tkelly@brooklynse.com, or by phone at (347) 834-3957.

Questions for the Barclays Center Transportation Demand Management forum

On Thursday, June 13, the Empire State Development Corporation will host a presentation by Forest City Ratner Companies and Sam Schwartz Engineering entitled, "Effectiveness of the Barclays Center Transportation Demand Management Plan." The meeting will be held at The Brooklyn Hospital Center's Third Floor Auditorium, located at 121 Dekalb Avenue, from 6:00PM to 8:00PM. Representatives from FCRC and SSE will answer questions from the audience. Here are some open issues we hope to hear discussed.

2012-09-30 traffic counter broken on Atlantic bet Flatbush & 4th

Atlantic Ave s-side bet Flatbush & 4th
September 30, 2012 - 9:30am

2012-05-22 TDM Meeting video [Barclays Arena Transportation Demand Management Plan]

Boro Hall
May 22, 2012 - 9:30pm

2012-05-22 TDM Meeting video Gridlock Sam in seven parts

2012-02-09 Resident stumbles upon Gridlock Sam covertly testing a part of their proposed TDM plans!! (details & photo below)

Pacific St bet 6th Ave & Carlton Ave
February 9, 2012 - 7:15pm

2012-02-09 Resident stumbles upon FCR's consultant Gridlock Sam (using what appears to be a construction worker) covertly testing part of their proposed TDM plans for a novel mode of transportation to Barclays Arena’s but the horse & rider are traveling the wrong way EB on WB only Pacific St bet 6th Ave & Carlton Ave. Now we have an answer as to why the TDM plan has been delayed for such an extended time, extensive testing!

2011-12-19 Barclays Arena construction trucks creating very hazardous condition by staging & blocking traffic on Public Atlantic

Atlantic Ave & Ft Green Pl
December 19, 2011 - 2:18pm

 2011-12-19 Barclays Arena construction trucks creating very hazardous condition by parking & blocking traffic on Public Street Atlantic Ave - Official flaggers fail to control Barclays Arena construction dump trucks creating very hazardous condition blocking (by parking) entire lane (Public Street) of only a two lane roadway in an already highly congested traffic area while illegally idling. The east bound traffic was blocking pedestrian’s crossing @ Flatbush & Atlantic because they had to merge to the north lane to pass the 4~5 parked trucks.

2011-12-12 ESDC, NYCDOT meeting

Borough Hall
December 12, 2011 - 6:00pm

2011 12 12 ESDC, NYCDOT meeting part 1
2011 12 12 ESDC, NYCDOT meeting part 2
2011-12-12 ESDC, NYCDOT meeting part 3

Video captures morning gridlock in north Slope

Video shot by a local resident on the morning of October 17 shows significant gridlock on Flatbush Avenue south of the Atlantic Yards project. Traffic appears locked at the intersection of Flatbush, Sixth Avenue and St. Marks Avenue. The cameraman then walks down Sixth Avenue to show further gridlock at the intersection of Sixth and Prospect Place. He reports these conditions have become an everyday occurrence.