Vision Zero Workshops in Brooklyn

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Two workshops are being held in Brooklyn over the next week to discuss the development of May de Blasio’s Vision Zero initiative. The dates and locations are below:

Thursday, April 24
6:30-8:30PM
Plymouth Church (Hillis Hall)
75 Hicks Street

Tuesday, April 29
6:30-8:30PM
Brooklyn College
(Student Center, 2nd floor)
Campus Road & E 27th Street

The workshops will be interactive, with participants given the opportunity to directly provide input about specific locations through mapping exercises. This is the primary mechanism by which public input will be brought into the development of Vision Zero borough plans.

Brooklyn Town Hall for Vision Zero

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The New York City Council Speaker MELISSA MARK-VIVERITO
Brooklyn Borough President ERIC ADAMS
Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez Chair, Transportation Committee
Council Member Vanessa Gibson
Chair, Public Safety Committee
Council Member Corey Johnson
Chair, Health Committee
Council Member Daniel Dromm
Chair, Education Committee

WITH COUNCIL MEMBERS

Inez Barron, Robert Cornegy, Laurie Cumbo, Chaim Deutsch, Rafael Espinal, Mathieu Eugene, Vincent Gentile, David Greenfield, Bradford Lander, Stephen Levin, Alan Maisel, Darlene Mealy, Carlos Menchaca, Antonio Reynoso, Mark Treyger, Jumaane D. Williams

AND The NYC Department of Transportation
PRESENT

VISION ZERO
BROOKLYN TOWN HALL MEETING
TUESDAY • APRIL 1 • 7:00PM – 9:00PM (Registration begins at 6:30PM)
BROOKLYN BOROUGH HALL
209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

In New York City, approximately 4,000 New Yorkers are seriously injured and more than 250 are killed each year in traffic crashes. The Vision Zero Action Plan is the City’s foundation for ending traffic deaths and injuries on our streets.

Vision Zero Will Save Lives – But We Need to Hear From YOU!

Come out and give us your feedback, concerns and legislative ideas on Mayor de Blasio’s Vision Zero Plan! We need your ideas to improve street safety, to identify problem locations, and to hammer out site-specific solutions that match realities on the ground.

TO RSVP OR FOR MORE INFORMATION, Please call: (212) 341-2644 or email Events@council.nyc.gov

 

Dept. of Transportation Workshop: Traffic Safety Improvement Along Franklin Avenue

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The Dept. of Transportation is considering traffic safety improvements on Franklin Avenue in Community Districts 8 and 9.

A workshop will be held at Medgar Evers College,1650 Bedford Avenue (President’s Conference Room, 1st floor) Wednesday, April 2, 2014, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

Come out and add your input on safety and travel issues you experience while traveling, biking, walking, etc., on Franklin Avenue.

Franklin Avenue Public Workshop

CB8 Notice: 77th Precinct Community Notification

FYI
The 77th Precinct would like to notify you about a comprehensive effort taking place to effectively address car brake-ins within the vacinity of Grand Avenue between Atlantic Avenue and Pacific Street. The 77th Precinct will station portable lighting to illuminate and increase visiblity. This will deter crime within this dark and desolate area. In addition, a Police Officer will be assigned on foot to provide added uniform presence to continue with the efforts of reducing and combatting this current crime trend.

PO Tania Salters
Community Affairs
77th Precinct
127 Utica Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11213
718-735-0634/646-373-7183
email-tania.salters@yahoo.com

Safety Tip: Keep Outside Lights on Overnight

From the NYPD Community Affairs Bureau

It will cost you almost $2000 to replace a laptop and over $500 for a TV if a burglar takes the one you own – but it costs only about a dime to keep a light on all night at your door or in your window. Those dimes are well spent if they protect all of your valuables.

It is a simple fact that criminals do not like bright places. If one house is brightly lit, and another has no lights, criminals will generally head for the dark one. No one likes to attract attention, especially when your intentions are no good!

Deny a burglar the opportunity to make you their victim. Keep outside lights on around your house, or in your windows through the night. Now that is a “bright” idea!

For more information on all of the programs we offer, or for crime prevention and personal safety tips visit our website: www.nypdcommunityaffairs.org