Public Transit and Livable Streets

A more robust, efficient and fully-funded public transportation system is key to sustainable growth for our community, and for the city and region as a whole. At the same time, there are simple things we can do to make our city's streets safe for pedestrians, bikers and drivers alike. With more frequent subway and bus service, with safer and more better-planned streets, we can have both a metropolis that really works, and neighborhoods that are more livable day-to-day.

Press Release: Council Members Sara González and Brad Lander Join DOT Commissioner to Unveil New Pedestrian Safety Measures on 3rd and 4th Avenues, Ocean Parkway

Brooklyn, NY – Council Members Brad Lander and Sara M. González and local Park Slope and Sunset Park leaders joined Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan today to unveil new pedestrian countdown clocks at the intersection of 4th Ave and 9th Street. Read more »

Thank you and prayers to injured Shomrim volunteers

I want to extend my thanks and prayers to the four members of the Borough Park Shomrim/Brooklyn South Safety Patrol who were shot last night in the course of apprehending a suspect on 10th Ave in Borough Park. I am deeply hopeful that all four will make a swift and complete recovery, and especially grateful for the courage and extraordinary dedication of all the Shomrim members to the safety of our community. Read more »

Letter to DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan regarding the PPW bike lane

JSK PPW Letter

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