Transportation

Transportation

Street work underway in Longwood, Hunts Point

Milling and Resurfacing has begun or will begin shortly at the locations in Hunts Point and Longwood listed below. Anyone wishing to make a comment or complaint about the contractors or the work being done should contact Community Board 2 for assistance at 718-328-9125 or rsalamanca@cb.nyc.gov. -Hoe Avenue Bruckner Boulevard to […]

Environment / Transportation

Build Bruckner ramps, activists say

Build Bruckner ramps, activists say

Town hall meeting hears of  new effort to get trucks off streets The Hunts Point activists who fought for years to tear down the Sheridan Expressway unveiled a new approach to the highway that calls for new ramps to link the Hunts Point markets to the Bruckner Expressway and for […]

Transportation

Campaign targets dangerous corners

The stream of traffic along Bruckner Boulevard makes crossing the street an adventure.

Broad streets, fast lights and lots of traffic make crossing the street hazardous.

Environment / Transportation

Rally seeks action on Bruckner ramps

Advocates and businesses rallied at Monsignor del Valle Square at the corner of Hunts Point Avenue and Bruckner Blvd. on Dec. 10 to urge Governor Cuomo to build ramps to the food markets.

Ramps between the expressway and the markets would help reduce traffic on local streets, according to the city’s final report.

Transportation

City calls for changes to the Sheridan

The illustration shows the city’s newly designed, narrower Sheridan, with increased access to the Bronx River. The second shows the area around Oak Point Avenue, where the city says it will recommend ramps that would run directly to the Hunts Point Food Distribution Center.

Advocates, who for over a decade have fought to replace the highway, with housing, businesses, parks and easy access to the Bronx River, are happy with some parts of a new city plan, but not with others.

Parks / Transportation

Overhaul planned for Msgr. Del Valle Square

Monsignor del Valle Square before renovations began last year.

City asks residents to help imagine a remake City officials told Community Board 2 at an April meeting that Monsignor Raul Del Valle Square will soon undergo a major facelift, and they want local residents to share their ideas of what the revamped space could look like. The tiny square, […]

Parks / Transportation

New bus line links Hunts Point, Longwood

The Bx46 awaits passengers on Longwood Avenue near the Prospect Ave. 2/5 station.

Workers getting off their shift at the Hunts Point markets have caught on that the new bus is convenient—and quiet.

Business / Government / Transportation

Highway studies cost $20 million

Under the Bruckner Expressway

Consultants benefited most from canceled project Taxpayers spent more than $20 million for studies of the Sheridan and Bruckner expressways before the State Department of Transportation pulled the plug on the project last year, new information obtained by The Hunts Point Express through the Freedom of Information Law shows. The […]

Government / Transportation

‘Give us a say,’ advocates tell planners

Kellie Terry-Sepulveda, executive managing director of the Point CDC, discusses Hunts Point Avenue at the Sheridan town hall forum.

  Sheridan Expressway forum demands changes in highway The advocates who have worked for a decade to persuade the state to replace the Sheridan Expressway with housing, parks and businesses have accepted the reality that the elevated highway won’t be torn down, but they’re determined to have a say in […]