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Working Lights. Thoughts?

Lights are up and functional.

What are your thoughts?

Yellow Signal Installation – Installed

The Department of Transportation installed the lights today.

Let’s see what happens when they flip the switch.

Yellow Light Installation Started – Not Where You Think

Installation has started of the flashing yellow traffic signal that was promised on Gerritsen Avenue. Yesterday, the Department of Transportation, ran the conduit for the power for the poles approximatively 150 feet away from actual intersection of Gerritsen and Channel Avenues.

This effectively kills any chance for a full (red, yellow, green) traffic […]

PS 277 Get New Speed Limit Signs

Over the weekend the Department of Transportation placed new speeding signs in front of P.S. 277. The new signs explicitly spell out the new speed limit of 20MPH during arrival and dismissal times of 7-9am and 2-4pm.

Gerritsen and Channel is still scheduled to receive a flashing yellow traffic signal. There is […]

Crossing at P.S. 277 – The Good One or Bad One?

In years past there has always been three crossing guards for PS 277 at Allen, Bijou and Channel Avenues.

Since the beginning of this school year there has been some confusion with crossing guards not showing up and leaving Bijou and/or Channel with no one.

It took numerous calls from parents to the […]

Traffic Signal Approved for Channel and Gerritsen Avenue

A 50 + year battle to get a traffic signal at Channel Avenue has come to an end – thanks to the Gerrittsen Beach Property Owners and State Senator Marty Golden.

State Senator Martin J. Golden is today announcing that he has received notification from the Department of Transportation that a flashing yellow […]

Courier Life Picks Up On the Stop Light Being Considered for Gerritsen Avenue

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Our neighborhood downtown Brooklyn based community paper recently picked up on the possibility of a traffic signal on Gerritsen Avenue. Maybe they picked up the story out of thin air because they weren’t at the meeting.

Even though they added nothing to the story at hand, they did add additional exposure – which in the end is good for us.
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