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Long Distance to Cross
Long Distance to Cross

This crosswalk is heavily used by high school students at the Queens High School of the Sciences at York to get between classes. The crossing shoul dbe improved. There should be longer crossing times, improved sidewalks, shorter crossing distances, and improved visibility.

Average :4.2 (Votes: 7 )
Add Bus Service
Add Bus Service

Implement bus rapid transit, with select bus service on the Q4, Q5 and the Q85. There have to be bus lanes. Have them originate at a common bay at Jamaica Center. Rationalize route in SE Queens.

Average :2.5 (Votes: 4 )
Add Train Service
Add Train Service

Do not allow the MTA to end direct service between Brooklyn and LI. This will make commutes harder for thousands of people every day.

Average :3.4 (Votes: 6 )
Add Train Service
Add Train Service

The F train should be extended to Springfield Boulevard to better serve the area, and to reduce travel times for people in Eastern Queens.

Average :3.4 (Votes: 6 )
Add Train Service
Add Train Service

The IND Archer Avenue Line already curves toward the Atlantic Branch and ends at South Road. The Atlantic Branch should be converted for subway service. This would be relatively cheap–the right-of-way already exists. Stations should be located at 108th Avenue, Guy R Brewer Boulevard, Farmers Boulevard, Baisley Boulevard and Springfield Boulevard. Service would be more frequent, would be cheaper, and would be more accessible. The bus system could then be reconfigured as buses from Southeast Queens would not have to go all the way to Jamaica. Instead, they could act as feeders to the E extension. E service to Jamaica would be increased as well. During the peak of rush hour, 15 E trains per hour run. However, because of the location of the crossovers at Jamaica Center, only 12 E trains per hour can terminate there, requiring 3 to go to 179th Street. By building a better terminal, all 15 E trains could serve Jamaica. To ensure that capacity on the LIRR is reduced, a third track should be built along the existing Montauk Branch through St. Albans. A new yard should be built at Railroad Park, which was the original purpose of its acquisition. This extension would revolutionize southeast Queens. It has long been neglected, and an improvement on this magnitude would improve the quality of life, and reduce some of the longest commutes in the entire nation.

Average :3.4 (Votes: 6 )
Add Train Service
Add Train Service

The lack of adequate rail service around Jamaica causes congestion and auto dependence. The City should consider funding a study into (1) extending the subway beyond Jamaica or building new elevated lines in the expressway right-of-way; (2) upgrading the LIRR for more frequent service like London's Overground network; and (3) expanding the AirTrain to make it usable for non-airport journeys (e.g., extending the AirTrain from Jamaica to Flushing and expanding train capacity).

Average :3.8 (Votes: 9 )
No Crosswalk
No Crosswalk

It is hard to access this area as there are no crosswalks across Union Tpke.

Average :3.7 (Votes: 8 )
No Crosswalk
No Crosswalk

There is no crosswalk here and it should be installed.

Average :3.7 (Votes: 8 )
No Sidewalk
No Sidewalk

There is no sidewalk here. The dirt is evidence that this is a regularly used pedestrian route.

Average :3.4 (Votes: 9 )
No Crosswalk
No Crosswalk

There is no crosswalk here. It is hard to cross.

Average :3.7 (Votes: 8 )
Bus Bench Needed
Bus Bench Needed

So many people wait here. It would really help to have a bench or two added.

Average :3.8 (Votes: 7 )
No Crosswalk
No Crosswalk

It is dangerous to cross here. However, it is also dangerous to cross at the crosswalk at 80th. There should be a crosswalk here. I would use it every day.

Average :3.8 (Votes: 7 )
Crime
Crime

During the evening, it is not safe to pass under here.

Average :3.8 (Votes: 7 )
Add Train Service
Add Train Service

Extend the E to Springfield Boulevard by converting the Atlantic Branch to subway service. There would be a lower fare, new stations, and more frequent service with access to more parts of the city.

Average :4.1 (Votes: 10 )
Narrow Sidewalk
Narrow Sidewalk

The line for the Q10 stretches around the newsstand and because the sidewalk is so narrow, it is hard to get around.

Average :3.9 (Votes: 8 )
Crowded Bus Stop
Crowded Bus Stop

This bus stop is packed and the line stretches across the corner. There needs to be some accommodation for all of these passengers using the Q10.

Average :3.9 (Votes: 8 )
No Sidewalk
No Sidewalk

There is no convenient path for pedestrians.

Average :3.8 (Votes: 7 )
No Crosswalk
No Crosswalk

The intersection needs to be rebuilt to have a crosswalk here. I see people crossing through all of these lanes of traffic here all the time.

Average :3.8 (Votes: 7 )
Other
Other

This street is right near the Kew Gardens subway station. Since the area is right near the GCP and the Van Wyck, drivers from Eastern Queens park here, get on the subway, and then on the way back take the subway to here and drive their cars home. Drivers hover around for parking spaces. There really should be paid parking on these blocks.

Average :3.8 (Votes: 7 )
Double Parking
Double Parking

Double parking is so regular that it has become a way of life.

Average :3.8 (Votes: 7 )
Not ADA Accessible
Not ADA Accessible

There is going to be an elevator between the mezzanine and the street but there have to be elevators between the station platforms and the mezzanine.

Average :3.8 (Votes: 7 )
Other
Other

I use this intersection every day. It is very dangerous. It is impossible to cross the street without first walking into the intersection. It is like Frogger. When crossing one half of the street you might have to slow down to pass behind a car, but when you cross the other half of Kew Gardens Road you have to run so that you can get out of the intersection before a car comes. I have not seen an accident here, but I would not be surprised if there is one soon. The intersection should be narrowed.

Average :3.8 (Votes: 7 )
Add Train Service
Add Train Service

The F should be extended along Hillside Avenue to Springfield Boulevard to reduce areas with the longest travel times in the nations.

Average :4 (Votes: 9 )
Aggressive Drivers
Aggressive Drivers

Traffic light to manage the flow of heavy traffic and speeding vehicles.

Average :3.8 (Votes: 7 )
Aggressive Drivers
Aggressive Drivers

4 ways stop is needed to reduce speeding.

No tracker trailer parking tow away zone signs.

Average :3.2 (Votes: 6 )
Aggressive Drivers
Aggressive Drivers

Needs to become a one way street, since it's to narrow for 2 way traffic.

Average :2.4 (Votes: 6 )
Aggressive Drivers
Aggressive Drivers

Traffic light need to assist cars trying to turn on to or out of Jordan Ave.

Police cameras to deter loitering and illegal activities.

Average :2.4 (Votes: 3 )
Aggressive Drivers
Aggressive Drivers

Speed bumps are needed to reduce speeding cars.

Average :3 (Votes: 3 )
Aggressive Drivers
Aggressive Drivers

Add a 4 way stop to slowdown speeding drivers cutting down Jordan Ave to avoid lights on Farmers Blvd.

Average :2.3 (Votes: 4 )
Aggressive Drivers
Aggressive Drivers

Speed bumps or stop signs need to be added to slowdown aggressive drives who speed down Wood to avoid Farmers Blvd traffic.

Average :3.8 (Votes: 4 )
Crowded Bus Stop
Crowded Bus Stop

Before the repaving of Liberty Avenue a few years back Liberty and 183 Street was two lanes. It 's now one lane when it can be one lane and a lane for turns. In the morning rush hours this area is congested and snarled with traffic when it should not have to.

Average :2.5 (Votes: 4 )
Area of Opportunity
Area of Opportunity

Clear loitering at Jamaica center train station clean the station

Average :3 (Votes: 2 )
Congested Bike Route
Congested Bike Route

I would not recommend to have a bike lane added to Dunkirk. The road is too bumpy, used as a dumping area, too narrow of a road and most drivers are careless. We need speed humps at Dunkirk and Wood. There is a continuous flow of traffic (no lights or stop signs) from Liberty and Dunkirk to Wood to Murdock. Its very Dangerous.

Average :3 (Votes: 3 )
Aggressive Drivers
Aggressive Drivers

Green cabs are lined up reducing the available lanes for traffic to one lane south bound on Sutphin Blvd. The cabs CAN NOT be allowed to tie up a whole lane of traffic anytime especially rush hour. The cabs need another location.

Average :2.5 (Votes: 2 )
Aggressive Drivers
Aggressive Drivers

During rush hours the Buses are lined up from Parson's Blvd to Sutphin Blvd, you have the q53, q56, q30, q31, q25, q34, q65, q8, q41, q6, q9, one Sunday afternoon I saw a solid line of buses from Parson's Blvd to 150th St most of the buses less than 1/2 full. The Q25, Q34, Q65 used to make the left at Archer Ave instead of on Jamaica Ave, that might reduce some of the congestion.

Average :1 (Votes: 1 )
Inadequate Lighting
Inadequate Lighting

Walking N from Parsons/Archer station late 7/23 noticed that people were waining for at the bus stop at the NE corner in total darkness: outside McD's lights for that area are BROKEN.
TOO MANY unlighted spots walking toward 89th, against NYC Bldgs and Parking Garage on that side: PLEASE CORRECT THE LACK OF LIGHTING!
It is an invitation to crime.

Average :3.4 (Votes: 3 )
Blocking the Box
Blocking the Box

Gridlock conditions on most PM rush hours. Archer and Sutphin should be one way to address congestion.

Average :2.5 (Votes: 2 )
Blocking the Box
Blocking the Box

There is gridlock at Archer and Sutphin especially during the evening rush. Archer and Sutphin should both one way. Consideration needs to be given to condemning propety to wieden streets. This is a major transportation hub that needs better auto access.

Average :3 (Votes: 2 )
Other
Other

The site at Sutphin and Archer is under redevelopment. MTA needs a plan and timetable for the redesign of this subway entry at the South East corner.

Average :3 (Votes: 2 )
Dangerous Left Turn
Dangerous Left Turn

We would like to see a dedicated arrow turn signal added for buses making this left turn onto Archer Ave. traveling East and for buses making the left turn onto Sutphin Blvd. traveling North. This is long overdue.

Average :3.7 (Votes: 3 )
Other
Other

Buses have been given a "bus only" lane, then they pull out into the only commuter lane & block traffic there, so both lanes are effectively unavailable for commuters. It really slows the traffic when the buses use both lanes

Average :2.2 (Votes: 5 )
Curbside Parking Issue
Curbside Parking Issue

Members of the public park in "no parking" zone on south side of street to pick up adult day care participants. The day care bus then double parks in the middle of the street to pick up adult day care participants & leaves the vehicle in the middle of the street to escort the riders to the vehicle & do business with the adult day care providers inside, leaving the street blocked to the traffic that cannot get out because these are one way streets. If the members of the public did not park there, the bus would be able to pick up it's riders without blocking all the traffic coming down this street.

Average :3 (Votes: 2 )
Curbside Parking Issue
Curbside Parking Issue

90th Rd. Vehicles with NYC placards on dash blocking the only curb cut on the block, making it difficult or impossible for handicapped people to step into street

Average :3.7 (Votes: 3 )
Bike Lane Requested
Bike Lane Requested

We need a 188th St bike lane. It will calm the speeding situation here too

Average :4 (Votes: 4 )
Too Many Placards
Too Many Placards

Sidewalk is always blocked by 103rd Pct combat parking

Average :3 (Votes: 2 )
Too Many Placards
Too Many Placards

Sidewalk completely blocked by firefighters' cars

Average :3 (Votes: 2 )
Too Many Placards
Too Many Placards

FDNY cars are always blocking sidewalk

Average :3 (Votes: 2 )
Too Many Placards
Too Many Placards

Lots of available, legal on-street parking within a block, but FDNY is always parking personal cars on sidewalk.

Average :3.7 (Votes: 3 )
Bike Parking Needed
Bike Parking Needed

There is great unmet demand for bike parking at train station

Average :4.2 (Votes: 5 )
Double Parking
Double Parking

Suggest that low-cost short term (15-20 minutes) parking spaces be added, perhaps on Archer Ave, west of Sutphin) in order to pick-up passengers at the Sutphin Blvd LIRR station. Right now one must either double park or park illegally while waiting for trains to disembark passengers. These spaces would be intended for personal vehicle use.

Average :3.7 (Votes: 3 )
Crime
Crime

The liquor has been robbed several times.

Average :1 (Votes: 1 )
Conflicting Turns
Conflicting Turns

After the cars turn the red traffic lights that prevent them from moving further up causing massive traffic on 101st avenue and Liberty avenue that are frequently used by MTA buses like the Q8, which make the buses always late. Commuter vans also parked here and aggressively drive pass buses especially when buses have the right of way and ignore traffic lights.

Average :3 (Votes: 2 )
Trucks in Residential Area
Trucks in Residential Area

Their is clearly a sign that says no standing anytime. It is a major issue that trucks are left here parked on an every day basis.

Average :4 (Votes: 4 )
Commuter Van Issues
Commuter Van Issues

During rush hour these commuter vans run thru red lights and get stuck in the middle of the intersection and cut people off and double park when dropping off passengers. Causing major congestion in this area.

Average :4 (Votes: 4 )
Not Enough Time to Cross
Not Enough Time to Cross

Light changes really quickly and their is not enough time to cross the street and get stuck in the middle.

Average :3 (Votes: 2 )
Other
Other

This area (95th Avenue) has potholes and uneven street from the bad patch work.

Average :3.7 (Votes: 3 )
Area of Opportunity
Area of Opportunity

This intersection need a four way stop because vehicles tend to speed down 95th avenue

Average :3.7 (Votes: 3 )
Lunch Spot
Lunch Spot

Tony's Jamaica Market is the place to get a good sandwich. Monday-Fridayl from 12pm-2pm it tends to get crowded and a long line. So you know its good spot. They are nice people and treat everyone with respect.

Average :1 (Votes: 1 )
Crime
Crime

This area is a favorite hangout for residents of local homeless shelter. This creates a disturbance and undesirable atmosphere for area residents and visitors.

Average :3 (Votes: 3 )
Double Parking
Double Parking

Taxis congest this section of Sutphin Blvd. They should have their own special area to park. Their is two lanes and they reduce it to one and causes a major back up.

Average :5 (Votes: 1 )
Area of Opportunity
Area of Opportunity

The parking situation is a problem in this area. I think that this empty lot should become a parking lot for the commuters that are taking the LIRR/Subways.

Average :5 (Votes: 3 )
Area of Opportunity
Area of Opportunity

It is very difficult to navigate thru the two way streets of Liverpool, Allendale, and Brisbin from the Air train because the street is very narrow they need to be wider.

Average :5 (Votes: 2 )
Aggressive Drivers
Aggressive Drivers

I have wondered why their isn't a stop sign between Liverpool street and 97th avenue because drivers tend to speed down this avenue and their have been numerous accidents at this intersection and their is a school one block from here.

Average :5 (Votes: 2 )
Area of Opportunity
Area of Opportunity

The Q30, Q31 bus has to make a complicated turn here. It slows down everyone's commute and for 40 years I've wondered - Why? Close off the section of 169th here and shape the triangle so the bus doesn't have to make a 90 degree turn to get onto 169th St south of Hillside.

Average :5 (Votes: 1 )
Crime
Crime

This area is a favorite hangout for residents of the several local homeless shelters and halfway houses. This creates a disturbance and undesirable atmosphere for area residents and visitors. Also, the corner deli has been robbed at gunpoint several times.

Average :5 (Votes: 2 )
Other
Other

Students of Hillcrest HS use this intersection to get from their buses/subway to their school. This occurs during morning rush hour and can create a dangerous situation for them, as well as additional congestion for the traffic.

Average :5 (Votes: 2 )
Bus Stop Needed
Bus Stop Needed

The bus stop for Q25, Q34, Q65 are right here, but the bus never pulls into the sidewalk, which at times makes it very difficult and dangerous to take the bus since you have to walk into the street to flag it down. This has resulted in many buses skipping the stop. In addition, there are multiple private vans that stand here to attract customers away from the MTA. Van standing and idling here is illegal and also causes a lot of congestion. These vans also drive aggressively and U-turn illegally.

Average :5 (Votes: 1 )
Crowded Bus
Crowded Bus

Buses such as Q30 are always crowded and fill up quickly with commuters transferring from the F train in the afternoon peak hours from 4p - 7pm.

Average :5 (Votes: 4 )
Commuter Van Issues
Commuter Van Issues

Commuter vans usually parked here when there are clear no standing bus zones. MTA buses are frequently delayed and congested at this point.

Average :5 (Votes: 3 )
Conflicting Turns
Conflicting Turns

After cars turn, there are red traffic lights that prevent them from moving further, causing massive traffic in the streets that are frequently used by MTA buses, which make the buses always late.

Commuter vans also parked here and aggressively drive pass buses, even when buses have the right of way and ignore traffic lights.

Average :5 (Votes: 1 )
Vehicle Parked in Bus Stop
Vehicle Parked in Bus Stop

Many vehicles parked for the entire day blocking the handicapped access ramps and bus stops. Cars usually have placards however the cars are never moved.

Average :5 (Votes: 2 )
Bus Stuck in Traffic
Bus Stuck in Traffic

Buses often are stuck at this intersection due to the short street that has a traffic light after making any turns in both directions. During afternoon peak hours, commuter van often aggressively cut buses and ignore traffic lights and rules.

Average :5 (Votes: 1 )
Red Light Running
Red Light Running

Motor Vehicles often ignore this traffic light especially when red during peak hours in the afternoon. Pedestrians often cross this street, but also need to avoid cars that frequently ignore traffic laws and lights. Commuter vans are usually parked in the middle here which will also contribute to the traffic congestion on archer avenue and the bus terminal.

Average :5 (Votes: 2 )
Failure to Yield
Failure to Yield

Dangerous crossing for pedestrians.

Average :5 (Votes: 2 )
Sidewalk Blocked / Damaged
Sidewalk Blocked / Damaged

Sidewalk narrowed too much with big objects placed at either end. Not even enough room for a wheelchair to pass by!

Average :5 (Votes: 3 )
Too Many Placards
Too Many Placards

Cars park in bus lane during restricted hours.

Average :5 (Votes: 1 )
Bike Lane Requested
Bike Lane Requested

Merrick Blvd is already heavily cycled - check the Strava map of Queens. It would be good to add some lanes here to make it safer and calmer

Average :5 (Votes: 3 )
Bike Lane Requested
Bike Lane Requested

A bike lane on Dunkirk would connect downtown with Southern Queens

Average :5 (Votes: 3 )
Bike Lane Requested
Bike Lane Requested

Coolidge and Hoover Bike lanes should be extended to Parsons

Average :5 (Votes: 2 )
Bike Lane Requested
Bike Lane Requested

Utopia bike lane ends at 26th Ave, lots of cyclists use this street - it would be good if we had a bike lane the entire length of Utopia

Average :5 (Votes: 3 )
Bike Lane Requested
Bike Lane Requested

Once Queens Blvd Bike lane is completed, folks who want to get to the LIRR station are going to be stymied. It would be great if there were a connector to the LIRR from the end of the Queens Blvd Bike lane. Perhaps along Archer

Average :5 (Votes: 3 )
Uncomfortable for Novice Cyclists
Uncomfortable for Novice Cyclists

The only way from / to Jamaica now is on Parsons - which takes you up a hill, along a curve, on a sharrow - that is not fun even for an experienced cyclist. Some kind of upgrade is needed here - maybe a protected bike lane.

Average :5 (Votes: 4 )
Bike Lane Requested
Bike Lane Requested

Midland Parkway is relatively lightly travelled and relatively flat - it would be the fastest way to Cunningham Park and the Brooklyn Queens Greenway

Average :5 (Votes: 4 )
Uncomfortable for Novice Cyclists
Uncomfortable for Novice Cyclists

Nothing but sharrows in this leg of the Brooklyn-Queens Greenway is very hostile to less confident cyclists

Average :5 (Votes: 6 )
Bike Lane Requested
Bike Lane Requested

Upgrade Main street sharrows to proper bike lane

Average :5 (Votes: 6 )
Bike Lane Requested
Bike Lane Requested

Upgrade Hoover Ave sharrows to proper bike lane

Average :5 (Votes: 6 )
No Nearby Bike Route
No Nearby Bike Route

It would be nice to bike to class but there is no bike infrastructure anywhere around here

Average :5 (Votes: 7 )
Bike Lane Requested
Bike Lane Requested

Put in a bike lane on 157th to connect the Linden Blvd sharrows to Jamaica station

Average :5 (Votes: 5 )
No Nearby Bike Route
No Nearby Bike Route

These sharrows on Linden Blvd that don't connect to any other part of the bike network are so sad.

Average :4.4 (Votes: 6 )

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