Jackie Robinson Parkway shutdowns begin tonight


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

Photo via Wikimedia Commons/Jim Henderson

Portions of the Jackie Robinson Parkway will be closed beginning Monday night as the state Department of Transportation begins resurfacing the five-mile-long and winding road between Kew Gardens and Brooklyn.

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Improvements coming to dangerous Myrtle Avenue intersection


| agiudice@ridgewoodtimes.com

Image via Google Maps

The Department of Transportation (DOT) is about to begin scheduled improvements for the intersection at Forest Avenue, Myrtle Avenue and George Street in Ridgewood.

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First draft of Flushing express bus plan publicly revealed


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THE COURIER/Photo by Alina Suriel

The preliminary design for a proposed Select Bus Service (SBS) line from Flushing to Jamaica was publicly revealed for the first time Wednesday in an interactive open house at Flushing Town Hall.

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Flushing business owners fight to maintain parking in SBS plan


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THE COURIER/File Photo

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce met with representatives of the MTA and Department of Transportation (DOT) on May 22 to express their skepticism over the benefits of a proposed Select Bus Service (SBS) line set to run from Flushing to Jamaica.

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Rediscover transit history at Onderdonk House this Saturday


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo via Wikimedia Commons/Vlad Rud

Train lovers and history buffs are invited to visit the Onderdonk House in Ridgewood this Saturday for a special presentation on the city’s forgotten transit system.

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Cable theft causes A train shutdown in south Queens: MTA


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Photo via Wikimedia Commons/Ad Meskens

Limited service is back on the A line in south Queens Wednesday morning after crews worked to repair damage caused by the theft of nearly 500 feet of copper cables powering the tracks.

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City councilman and Uber team up to help L train riders


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Photo courtesy Councilman Antonio Reynoso's office.

Riders of the L train are getting some much needed relief from Councilman Antonio Reynoso and car service UberNYC during the final weekend of the scheduled shutdowns of the L line.

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Ridgewood civic focuses on bike lanes and local businesses


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TIMES NEWSWEEKLY/Photo by Kelly Marie Mancuso

Transit, tenants and trees took center stage during a three-part presentation hosted by the Ridgewood Property Owners and Civic Association on Thursday at the Ridgewood Older Adult Center.

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