A Daily News writer set out to see how long it would take for our neighborhood to reach public transit if the overnight B31 is cut. It was a
I set out on foot to see just how bad it will be if the MTA abandons Gerritsen Beach.
This neighborhood of tidy brick houses sitting on a peninsula in Southeast Brooklyn looks in parts like a small fishing village. It has no subway line and just one local bus route, the B31 – which will no longer run late at night unless Albany passes a bailout for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
It took him an hour and a half to walk from Lois and Hyman to Avenue U, which is a mile and a half. Your supposed to be able to walk a mile, even a slow walk,in 20-25 minutes.
Nevertheless we do stand to lose a lot of service if/when these cuts go through and I’m glad this reporter brought some light to our situation.