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Area of Opportunity
Area of Opportunity
Jay St - Tillary St - Tech Pl

Need protected bike lane on Boerum Place to Dean Street.

Double Parking
Double Parking
Jay St - Metrotech Rdway - Willoughby St

Double-parked vehicles frequently block bus lanes and bike lanes here.

Other
Other
Jay St - Concord St - Brooklyn

Kudos for the Jay St. Busway! As a disabled person who rides the bus 4 times daily for commuting to work (2 shifts/day), I am enjoying the increased bus speeds. My daily commutes are much easier and more predictable using the B67 bus now able to proceed along Jay St. with reduced traffic.

*Submitted via Accessible Feedback Form
Other
Other
Livingston St - Smith St - Gallatin Pl

TEAs doing enforcement at gateways should not have been removed (per 10/8 Community Advisory Board Meeting #4) prior to installation and activation of bus lane cameras. Obviously drivers will regress to previous behavior.

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Other
Other
Jay St - Tillary St - Tillary St

TEAs doing enforcement at gateways should not have been removed (per 10/8 Community Advisory Board Meeting #4) prior to installation and activation of bus lane cameras. Obviously drivers will regress to previous behavior.

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Parking In Bike Lane
Parking In Bike Lane
Jay St - Myrtle Ave - Metrotech Rdway

Bike lane approaching Metrotech bus stop is always blocked by police cars.

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Too Many Placards
Too Many Placards
Jay St - Tech Pl - Myrtle Ave

No Standing 7a-7p M-F area on east side of Jay between Tech and Myrtle is always taken over by placard parking. I wouldn't care *that* much if it was turned into legit placard parking, but public employees should not be able to unilaterally seize what is supposed to be a passenger drop off space for the court across the street.

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Other
Other
Schermerhorn St - Smith St - Hoyt St

Cielo garage at 189 Schermerhorn often blocks the bike lane with its signs.

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Too Many Placards
Too Many Placards
Livingston St - Boerum Pl - Smith St

The curbside Livingston St bus lane is always blocked by illegal placard parking.

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Bus Stuck in Traffic
Bus Stuck in Traffic
Livingston St - Boerum Pl - Smith St

The curbside Livingston St bus lane is always blocked by illegal placard parking.

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Parking In Bike Lane
Parking In Bike Lane
Bond St - Dekalb Ave - Fulton St

Bike lane often blocked at DeKalb and Bond

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Aggressive Drivers
Aggressive Drivers
Smith St - Fulton St - Livingston St

Drivers are very aggressive passing bikers on n/b Smith between Livingston and Fulton where bike lane drops out and there are just sharrows. People on bikes need better protection. The protected bike lane is only as safe as the weakest link.

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Difficult Turn/Crossing
Difficult Turn/Crossing
Smith St - Schermerhorn St - State St

Driver on n/b Smith at Schermerhorn alway pull past stop bar at red light, blocking bike box that is supposed to allowed n/b bikers to make left turn onto Schermerhorn.

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Aggressive Drivers
Aggressive Drivers
Willoughby St - Pearl St - Jay St

Restore the crosswalks in the Willoughby shared street at Jay St. Without the crosswalks, drivers on Willoughby waiting at the light to turn onto Jay pull all the way to up to the end of the truffle paint and block north/south pedestrian traffic on Jay.

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Difficult Turn/Crossing
Difficult Turn/Crossing
Boerum Pl - Atlantic Ave - State St

Bike lane on s/b Boerum Pl approaching Atlantic is sandwiched between 4 car lanes, is often blocked, and drivers cross it to get into right turn lane without looking for or yielding to people on bikes. Biking on it is extremely intimidating.

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Other
Other
Brooklyn Brdg Ped And Bike Path - Brooklyn Brdg Ped And Bike Path - Tillary St

n/b side of Brooklyn Bridge bike lane is blocked by overgrown plantings

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Parking In Bike Lane
Parking In Bike Lane
Boerum Pl - Schermerhorn St - State St

n/b Boerum Pl bike lane is always blocked

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Difficult Turn/Crossing
Difficult Turn/Crossing
Johnson St - Adams St - Adams St

Need to stripe Tech Pl bike lanes across intersection at Adams St to median bike lane that connects to Brooklyn Bridge.

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Difficult Turn/Crossing
Difficult Turn/Crossing
Manhattan Bridge Pedestrian Path - Ramp - Jay St

TEAs stationed at end of Manhattan bridge off ramp often waive cars through red light completely oblivious to n/b people on bikes on Jay St crossing off ramp with green light, creating very dangerous situation.

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Too Many Placards
Too Many Placards
Cathedral Pl - Jay St - Bridge St

Cathedral Pl is no standing any time but always filled with placard parking/vehicles with NYPD/FDNY/MTA paraphernalia on the dash.

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Too Many Placards
Too Many Placards
Chapel St - Jay St - Flatbush Ave Extension

Sidewalks on Chapel St (no parking anytime) are always blocked by placard parking/vehicles with NYPD/FDNY/MTA paraphernalia on the dash.

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Vehicle Parked in Bus Stop
Vehicle Parked in Bus Stop
Jay St - Concord St - Chapel St

Vehicles are always parked in bus stop in front of 223 Jay St, which also blocks bike lane. Whole east side of block is a bus stop between Chapel and Conrad. Lack of signage on the side of the block south of the parking lot driveway might encourage this.

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Signage Problems
Signage Problems
Myrtle Ave - Jay St - Lawrence St

Need signs that people on bikes are allowed to use Myrtle Promenade/Metrotech commons (as has been indicated in every NYCDOT bike map since 2007).

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Signage Problems
Signage Problems
Myrtle Ave - Myrtle Ave - Duffield St

Need signs that people on bikes are allowed to use Myrtle Promenade/Metrotech commons (as has been indicated in every NYCDOT bike map since 2007). Also need curb cuts at east end.

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Difficult Turn/Crossing
Difficult Turn/Crossing
Jay St - Myrtle Ave - Metrotech Rdway

No good way for s/b bikers on Jay to make left turn onto Myrtle Promenade/Metrotech Commons. Path is blocked by parking on west side of Jay and (prior to restriping) Qwick Kurb bollards on east side protecting bus stop/bike lane (which will presumably be replaced).

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Inaccessible Destination
Inaccessible Destination
Lawrence St - Tech Pl - Metrotech Walk

The block of Tech Pl east of Jay should be 2-way to allow access to Metrotech loading docks. Currently no legal way to access this block without going through the NYPD/FDNY security cordon around 11 Metrotech.

Too Many Placards
Too Many Placards
Flatbush Ave Extension - Tech Pl - Myrtle Ave

Sidewalk is always blocked by private vehicles with FDNY placards

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Other
Other

Are you using a camera(s) to record the license plate of any car in violation of Busway rules and then send the owner a ticket?" If not, why not? I read that Southbound bus speeds are up to 79% higher than this time last year, and Northbound speeds are up to 81% higher than this time last year. Might the improvement result in large part from the pandemic?

*Submitted via Accessible Feedback Form
Signage Problems
Signage Problems
Tillary St - Jay St - Bridge St

The no left turn sign for non buses, trucks and bikes in westbound Tillary St and Jay is too small and poorly placed. This sign should be placed directly above the dedicated left turn signal.

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Signage Problems
Signage Problems
Fulton St - Adams St - Pearl St

Needs to be more signage indicating that no vehicles other than buses are allowed on Fulton Mall

Too Many Placards
Too Many Placards
Duffield St - Myrtle Ave - Metrotech Rdway

There are always vehicles parked on Duffield St at Myrtle using nonsense FDNY placards. Even though this is a no parking zone, even though there are metal barriers along the curb to prevent it.

Parking In Bike Lane
Parking In Bike Lane
Adams St - Fulton St - Adams St

Vehicles are constantly parking along the curb which is actually the bike "lane." There is no enforcement and this bike "lane" should be protected.

Parking In Bike Lane
Parking In Bike Lane
Johnson St - Adams St - Jay St

Contra-flow bike lane on Tech Pl has been constantly blocked by NYPD since the moment it was striped, forcing people on bikes into oncoming traffic.

Signage Problems
Signage Problems
Tillary St - Adams St - Jay St

The DO NOT ENTER signs (with the busway restrictions) are much too small. The single sign facing north on the SW corner of Jay and Tillary is way too small to be read by s/b drivers on Jay waiting at the light at Tillary.

Signage Problems
Signage Problems
Jay St - Tech Pl - Myrtle Ave

Given that Tech Pl is two-way for bikes between Jay and Adams, the no turn signs from Jay St onto Tech place should all have "except bike" plaques. The "Do Not Enter" signs at Tech and Jay currently have the plaques, but they are not visible to cyclists traveling on Jay until they are already in the intersection.

Bus Stuck in Traffic
Bus Stuck in Traffic
Smith St - Livingston St - Schermerhorn St

A 25 minute bus ride from red hook now takes 45 minutes. What a dumb change!!!

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Difficult Turn/Crossing
Difficult Turn/Crossing
Livingston St - Boerum Pl - Smith St

Ever since the new bus/truck rules took effect, crossing the street is a mess. There are always cars or buses in the crosswalk because the traffic is all jammed up. It was never this bad. The traffic police at the intersection selectively enforces the rules. What a mess!!!

Bus Stuck in Traffic
Bus Stuck in Traffic
Bond St - Dekalb Ave - Fulton St

Buses southbound on DeKalb Ave often wait extended periods for the traffic signal to turn green to turn right onto Fulton Mall while no cross traffic is observed. This light should be smarter than just running on a timer, it needs to give buses priority and should be aware of cross traffic.

Bus Stuck in Traffic
Bus Stuck in Traffic
Adams St - Connector - Adams St

Buses in the Adams St southbound local lanes that need to turn left onto the Fulton Mall must slowly force their way across multiple lanes of traffic on Adams Street to get to the left turn lane. This move is dangerous and time consuming, as the buses must then wait for the left turn light at Fulton. Buses should have priority at this segment, going directly from the local lanes to a waiting green arrow onto Fulton Mall. This would save minutes for each bus each trip.

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Signage Problems
Signage Problems
Fulton St - Hanover Pl - Flatbush Ave Extension

There isn't enough signage indicating that Fulton Mall is for buses only, so private vehicles are constantly entering the street

Inaccessible Destination
Inaccessible Destination
Flatbush Ave Extension - Tech Pl - Myrtle Ave

Private vehicles with FDNY placards constantly parked on the entirety of the sidewalk

Too Many Placards
Too Many Placards
Willoughby St - Duffield St - Gold St

There isn't supposed to be anyone parked here on either side of the street, but vehicles with placards are constantly parked there with no enforcement. Most placards belong to FDNY.

Bus Stuck in Traffic
Bus Stuck in Traffic
Fulton St - Elm Pl - Albee Square

Delivery vehicles are *constantly* parking on Fulton Mall, and no vehicles are ever supposed to park here. This blocks buses from moving through as they must alternate directions. Enforcement needed to prevent this from ever happening.

Curbside Parking Issue
Curbside Parking Issue
Fulton St - Elm Pl - Albee Square

Delivery vehicles are *constantly* parking on Fulton Mall, and no vehicles are ever supposed to park here. This blocks buses from moving through as they must alternate directions. Enforcement needed to prevent this from ever happening.

Signage Problems
Signage Problems
Fulton St - Elm Pl - Albee Square

All vehicles (except buses) are required to turn left off to Fulton Mall onto Albee Sq W, but poor/little signage doesn't make this clear enough so private vehicles constantly continue straight, clogging the bus corridor.

Difficult Turn/Crossing
Difficult Turn/Crossing

I was trying to cross Adams Street from the Post Office side to the corner of City Tech. Buses turning and a large number of cars trying to make the left onto adams Street made it hard for me. I went anyway. If I wait for all the vehicles to pass the light would have changed and I would have to stand until the next one. At my age,75 years old, that's not easy. The busway may benefit the bikers and bus riders but it is hell on us pedestrians.

*Submitted via Accessible Feedback Form
Signage Problems
Signage Problems
Adams St - Adams St - Connector

The left turn from Adams St onto the Fulton Mall Busway has just ONE sign indicating that it is for buses only. Private vehicles constantly make this turn into the busway due to the lack of signage. The turn lane should be painted red (as the Flatbush Ext turn onto Myrtle Ave is) and the left turn signal should be a bus signal, not a traditional left turn arrow.

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Difficult Turn/Crossing
Difficult Turn/Crossing
Jay St - Cathedral Pl - Tillary St

Coming down the bike lane on Tillary St and making a left turn onto Jay St toward the bridge, it feels dangerous with cars turning right and possibly not yielding. The other day I was hit by a car in a similar intersection coming from Clinton St onto Tillary as a car was turning onto Cadman Plaza West.

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Parking In Bike Lane
Parking In Bike Lane
Jay St - Willoughby St - Myrtle Ave - Brooklyn

Pedestrians crossing at or near Myrtle often do not use crosswalk. They cross between cars and it is difficult as a cyclist to see them and also try to avoid the buses and cars. Pedestrians should be given much more width to cross, since that appears to be their desire . Parking should not be allowed in the vicinity of Myrtle so as to maximize sight lines and decrease conflict.

*Submitted via Accessible Feedback Form
Parking In Bike Lane
Parking In Bike Lane
Schermerhorn St - Hoyt St - Bond St

Cars, mostly NYPD it would seem, are constantly parked in the bike lane. There is usually more bike lane blocked than open on this stretch of Schermerhorn. It is a severe safety hazard, particularly where construction is happening (where cars are typically blocking the whole car lane pushing all traffic in both directions into a single lane) and someone is going to get hurt. I hope it doesn't take a death to get this issue addressed.

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Other
Other
Jay St - Willoughby St - Brooklyn

I'm a commuter cyclist and want to commend you for the busway implementation. It has made riding on Jay Street feel safer and allows for faster travel by not getting stuck behind vehicles. A danger still persists and that is pedestrians waiting to cross Jay Street from within the bike lane or crossing outside of the crosswalks and popping out from behind parked cars into the bike lane. Is there signage or added awareness for peds to stay out of the bike lane?

*Submitted via Accessible Feedback Form
Inaccessible Destination
Inaccessible Destination
Flatbush Ave Extension - Tech Pl - Myrtle Ave

Non-emergency vehicles belonging to the FDNY HQ park on the full sidewalk with metal barriers laid out parallel to Flatbush Ave severely restricting pedestrian access to the Metrotech area. This illegal blocking of pedestrian space hinders transit users access to the Jay St. busway.

Too Many Placards
Too Many Placards
Jay St - Myrtle Ave - Metrotech Rdway

DOT has the public and elected official's support on this busway. Leaving placard parking for Court Officers on one side of Jay St. on the busway will incentivize bus lane obstruction. The busway is half a mile long, please commit to keeping it free of all potential obstructions so that your hard work in bringing this to the public can be fully realized through quicker transit times for thousands of riders.

Double Parking
Double Parking
Schermerhorn St - Hoyt St - Bond St

Police double- and triple-parked along this stretch. The entire block needs to be reconfigured to allow NYPD back-in parking of personal vehicles. (These also block sidewalks.)

Parking In Bike Lane
Parking In Bike Lane
Schermerhorn St - Hoyt St - Bond St

Police constantly parked in westbound bike land and often double-parked in the eastbound lane.

Vehicle Parked in Bus Stop
Vehicle Parked in Bus Stop
Jay St - Myrtle Ave - Metrotech Rdway

Personal vehicles with placards or other agency paraphernalia routinely stop in the bus lane leading to the Myrtle Ave on Jay St. The same issue persists further up in the block leading to Tillary St. DOT should please consider solid lane barriers to end this illegal and careless behavior.

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Too Many Placards
Too Many Placards
Schermerhorn St - Hoyt St - Bond St

Cops double and triple parked creates a 1-lane road and eliminates any bike lanes.

Other
Other
Smith St - Schermerhorn St - State St

I was driving there this week. The new traffic rules caused bumper to bumper traffic all the way from the BQE. it took me half an hour to drive a few blocks. All the intersections are grid locked. Each green light lets about five cars thru! What a nightmare!!!

Other
Other
Jay St - Concord St - Brooklyn

Thank you for the Jay St Busway. As a disabled person the reduced traffic makes it easier to get into/out of a ride sharing taxi on the corner of Jay St and Concord.

*Submitted via Accessible Feedback Form
Difficult Turn/Crossing
Difficult Turn/Crossing
Jay St - Tillary St - Brooklyn

The new bus way may be nice for some but it is putting alot of traffic on Adams Street. It is very difficult to cross Tillary near Jay as the cars are all over the place and you can't see the bikes coming.

*Submitted via Accessible Feedback Form
Aggressive Drivers
Aggressive Drivers
Adams St - Tillary St - Johnson St

Corrections Department vans are turning from westbound Tillary on to southbound Adams and then left across the pedestrian median to get to the sally-port on Johnson Street, between Adams and Jay Streets. Not cool.

Inaccessible Destination
Inaccessible Destination
Smith St - Fulton St - Livingston St

These road closures are detrimental to small, local businesses. Deliveries (DoorDash, GrubHub, etc.) are the most reliable source of revenue during these hard times and the closures make it impossible to continue surviving.

Inaccessible Destination
Inaccessible Destination
Smith St - Fulton St - Livingston St

I am a business owner on Smith St. Times are very tough due to COVID-19 shutdowns. We are forced to cut back on every aspect possible. One of the ways is to get as much of the supplies myself instead of paying a premium having them delivered. Since the new bus and truck law went into effect this week, I cannot do that anymore! The surrounding traffic has halted to grind; it took me 30 minutes to travel a few blocks by car. And, when I finally reach the intersection at Smith and Livingston St, the traffic officers stopped me from going to my store half a block away. She threatens me with a citation if I continued to reason with her.

Inaccessible Destination
Inaccessible Destination
Boerum Pl - Adams St - Red Hook Lane

I am a business owner on Smith St. Times are very tough due to COVID-19 shutdowns. We are forced to cut back on every aspect possible. One of the ways is to get as much of the supplies myself instead of paying a premium having them delivered. Since the new bus and truck law went into effect this week, I cannot do that anymore! The surrounding traffic has halted to grind; it took me 30 minutes to travel a few blocks by car. And, when I finally reach the intersection at Smith and Livingston St, the traffic officers stopped me from going to my store half a block away. She threatens me with a citation if I continued to reason with her.

Aggressive Drivers
Aggressive Drivers
Lawrence St - Metrotech Rdway - Willoughby St

Aggressive driver honking horn and yelling at me while I was cycling.

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