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Idling Wrestlemania buses on block 1129

Location: 
Barclays Center parking lot along Dean Street fence
When: 
March 24, 2014 - 11:53am

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:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WwypkqmBAgk&list=UU80z_6IGgNNMwtGZRmf02lQ
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

Location: 
620 Atlantic Ave from Ft Greene to 6th Ave & B45 bus stop
When: 
February 27, 2014 - 2:21pm

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.
http://youtu.be/vrP6fykcNuw
http://youtu.be/j2iQRbI9fJc
http://youtu.be/TMJY8szASds

2013-10-05 5ea 18 wheeler tractor trailers idle for now over 24 hrs on Barclays pad next to loading dock

Location: 
620 Atlantic Ave 6th & Dean St Barclays pad
When: 
October 5, 2013 - 8:02am

http://youtu.be/TcqT8_vedik
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

Location: 
620 Atlantic Ave 6th & Dean St Barclays pad
When: 
October 4, 2013 - 10:33pm

http://youtu.be/JTq-shOKrGc
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

Location: 
620 Atlantic Ave 6th & Dean St Barclays pad
When: 
October 4, 2013 - 7:49pm

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.
http://youtu.be/W3h4oiGBS60
 
 
 

2013-10-04 5ea 18 wheeler tractor trailers idle for over 8 hrs on Barclays pad next to loading dock

Location: 
620 Atlantic Ave 6th & Dean St Barclays pad
When: 
October 4, 2013 - 2:38pm

http://youtu.be/8VKYNZPzKCg
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.
 
 

Bus idling at fire hydrant on Carlton Avenue between Pacific and Dean Streets

Location: 
Carlton Avenue between Pacific and Dean Streets
When: 
September 11, 2013 - 2:20pm

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:
 

Saturday night: Black limos line up, back up and idle Dean Street, Carlton Avenue and Bergen Street

Location: 
Dean Street, Carlton Avenue, Bergen Street
When: 
August 25, 2013 - 10:28pm

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:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cZegFSFd2c&feature=c4-overview&list=UU80...
 
A limo parked on Bergen Street backs up against traffic to Carlton Avenue and joins the procession:

Saturday: Idling Truck on Arena Patron Parking Lot

Location: 
Inside arena patron parking lot on Dean Street perimeter
When: 
August 24, 2013 - 2:36pm

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

Street closure, construction and amplified sound timetable for the MTV Video Music Awards

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