Seven Wrestlemania buses are parked along the Dean Street fence in the Barclays Center parking lot. When I walked by at 11:50 a good number of them ( I couldn't tell how many) were idling. The smell of exhaust was palpable on the sidewalk.
A video of one of the buses idling for more than 3 minutes can be found here:
A photo is also attached.
2014-02-27 Barclays circus buses illegally idling +30 min + close 1 lane of traffic & park in B45 bus stop 1+hr
Barclays circus buses while illegally idling for over +30 min close 1 lane of traffic on Atlantic & park in B45 bus stop 1+hr (pic & on video) also makes unsafe condition for school children to have to walk in between idling parked buses.
2013-10-05 5ea 18 wheeler tractor trailers idle for now over 24 hrs on Barclays pad next to loading dock
when the engine fan kicks in you can see the plant leaves move. I was told that the drivers were sleeping in the cabs.
2013-10-04 5ea 18 wheeler tractor trailers idle now after @ 1030pm on Barclays pad next to loading dock
picture shows not on Barclays power grid
2013-10-04 5ea 18 wheeler tractor trailers idle for over 14 hrs on Barclays pad next to loading dock
5ea 18 wheeler tractor trailers idle for over 14 hrs straight on Barclays pad next to loading dock.
Picture shows what appears to be the drivers sitting on lawn chairs waiting.
2013-10-04 5ea 18 wheeler tractor trailers idle for over 8 hrs on Barclays pad; pictures show that they we not hooked up to land power.
The complaint and 311 number were forwarded by email to me from a Carlton Avenue resident. The resident reports the complaint was filed because of the horrible smell. It was parked in front of a fire hydrant by 524-526 Cartlon. The bus was left empty. The driver came back around 5 PM. It was in this location from around 2 to around 5. The resident took a photo that will be forwarded.
The information for the bus was forwarded as:
As part of a plan, limos for celebrities at the VMAs are sent down Dean Street in the reverse direction. They line up on the both sides of Dean Street between 6th and Carlton Avenues under people's homes, (see attached photos)
To reach Dean they travel down Carlton Avenue:
A limo parked on Bergen Street backs up against traffic to Carlton Avenue and joins the procession:
One of 14 or more Viacom production trucks in the arena patron parking lot idles adjacent to Dean Street for a considerable amount of time. The truck idled for at least the time of this video (over 3 minutes) plus the entire length of time it took to file the 311 complaint.
Here's video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wol8Jw-_rq8
The 2013 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) will take place on Sunday, August 25th at Barclays Center. Below is a timetable for street closures, construction work, amplified sound and pedestrian access. The list is based on information provided by the 78th Precinct Community Council and the 78th Precinct. It has been updated to include detail about amplified sound and viewer pens.
6th Avenue from Dean Street to Flatbush will also be closed to traffic partially or in total starting at noon Friday. Some of the time amplified sound is scheduled will be used for intermittent sound checks.
Access inside the restricted area for residents will be allowed with ID. Guests of residents can gain access by being met at a checkpoint by their host or by being escorted to their destination by security.
Friday, August 23rd
- Set construction - 8:00 am -12:00 am midnight
- Street closure 6th Avenue (Atlantic Avenue to Dean Street) from 12:00 pm to MONDAY, 8/26 12:00 am midnight - WILL PERIODICALLY INCLUDE PEDESTRIANS