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Navy Yard gets new shuttle buses

These brand new shuttle buses are part of the Brooklyn Navy Yard’s improved transportation system. This transportation plan will provide the Yard’s growing workforce with direct access to all corners of the city. … Full Article

Atlantic Avenue businesses fed up with bogus parking permits

Businesses on Atlantic Avenue in Boerum Hill are losing customers because so many city workers are using phony permits and other city ID to park for free all day, says the organization that represents more 300 businesses along the avenue. … Full Article

SUNY Downstate wasted thousands on consulting company that oversaw LICH closure

On Aug. 8, the state Comptroller’s Office released a damning audit of fees paid to the consulting company that oversaw SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s closure of Long Island College Hospital (LICH). … Full Article

Fort Hamilton obstacle course tests skills of athletes

Civilians will get the chance to feel what it’s like to be in basic training if they take part in a special charity event at the historic U.S. Army Garrison at Fort Hamilton in Bay Ridge in September. … Full Article

Controversy grows over plans to redevelop Bedford-Union Armory

As if the current steamy weather wasn't enough, angry community groups are turning up the heat in their opposition to the planned redevelopment of the Bedford-Union Armory in Crown Heights. … Full Article

Activists not mellow over ’Melo’s link to Armory project

For New York Knicks star Carmelo Anthony, it may be game time at the Rio Olympics, but it’s shame time in Brooklyn. … Full Article

Chief of public transit systems in NYC, Boston, London dies

Robert Kiley, who is credited with revitalizing and modernizing public transportation networks in New York, Boston and London, has died. He was 80. … Full Article

Amtrak settlements silencing crash victims

Amtrak has started settling lawsuits with victims of last year's deadly derailment in Philadelphia, and lawyers involved in the process say a strict confidentiality provision prevents them and their clients from talking about how they're doing or how much money they've received. … Full Article

Watchdog Group: Prospect Park among 5 most crime-ridden parks in NYC

Brooklyn’s Prospect Park is listed among the top five New York City parks with the most overall crime between April 1, 2015 and March 31, 2016, according to the New York Post. … Full Article

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