NYC: Brooklyn Heights Group Wants to Break the Car Culture, Nix Lanes on Rebuilt BQE, Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (War on Cars Watch)

The powerful Brooklyn Heights Association, which has been defending the neighborhood’s pre-car character since even before Robert Moses, is now demanding that the city break its car culture by prioritizing green space and pedestrian improvements over automobiles when it rebuilds the crumbling Brooklyn-Queens Expressway — most significantly by reducing the amount of space available to private vehicles.