Brooklyn Residents Demand 'Better' BQE Repair Plan, 'Not A Robert Moses Plan Designed For The Last Century'
Monday, 14 January 2019 ()
Hundreds of concerned Brooklyn residents rallied on the Brooklyn Heights Promenade on Saturday to demand an alternative plan for the BQE rehabilitation project, specifically one that does not involve building a temporary six-lane highway where the historic Promenade currently stands. The "Rally for a Better BQE" was attended by elected officials, a new community grassroots group called A Better Way NYC, and the Brooklyn Heights Association (which is over a century old and successfully fought Robert Moses's plan to run the BQE through the streets of the neighborhood). [ more › ]
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