Votes: 711 | Cost: $500,000
IS 318, East Williamsburg; PS 34, Greenpoint
Let’s bridge the technology gap and invest in the future for 2,000+ students at two amazing but underserved schools by funding essential STEM (Science, Tech, Engineering & Math) labs at both schools!
Votes: 431 | Cost: $140,000 (Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is allocating $100,000)
314 Pacific Street, Boerum Hill
P.S. 261 is a K-5 school with 800 students. Their wiring was upgraded but to utilize the improvements the students need new computers; four new carts will give them what they need!
Votes: 449 | Cost: $400,000
424 Leonard Street, Williamsburg
Our building serves 3 schools and 1200 kids and needs wiring for AC in the classrooms and Auditorium! It’s hard to concentrate and be good students when you’re too hot! Give them a chance to succeed!
Votes: 530 | Cost: $100,000
114 Taylor St., Independence Towers, W’burg
Parks & RecreationFunded
This project will outfit an existing computer lab as a recording studio, so youth/adults could be trained for music/audio professions. Includes upgrades to the space and all needed audio equipment.
Votes: 483 | Cost: $500,000
Driggs Avenue, Greenpoint
This project focuses on repaving some of the sidewalks along the park and replacing fencing. Current sidewalks are cracked, unsafe for children, and hazardous for wheelchair and stroller access.
Votes: 227 | Cost: $350,000
215 Heyward Street, Williamsburg
Our school is used by D14, D75 and the community. We need AC in our auditorium. The auditorium gets used for many events such as performances, assemblies, and graduation and it is very hot!
Votes: 296 | Cost: $350,000
284 Baltic Street, Cobble Hill
The gym at this campus with 4 schools, PK-12 (with 1200 mostly Title I students) needs AC! The only large activity space in this growing school also hosts community programs and can get really hot!
Votes: 389 | Cost: $550,000
Wyckoff Gardens and Gowanus Houses, Gowanus
Parks & Recreation
Gowanus & Wyckoff residents will help determine grounds improvements, to be installed at two NYCHA developments, resulting in more pleasant areas for enjoying time outdoors and talking with friends.
Votes: 352 | Cost: $500,000
390 Park Avenue, Bedford-Stuyvesant
Parks & Recreation
Create a moment of peace for area residents. Support a renovated seating area where all local residents can meet under the park’s historic oak trees and plan their community’s future; together.
Votes: 426 | Cost: $500,000
Ericsson Playground, Greenpoint
Transform a cement lot into a safe and colorful playground with interactive play structures. Additional funding through Trust for Public Land will make this a sustainable space for kids and community.
Votes: 420 | Cost: 400000
Meeker Avenue in District 33 – Williamsburg
Continuing safety improvements along this high-speed corridor to decrease crossing distances and improve pedestrian safety.
Votes: 407 | Cost: $300,000
Along B44 Bus Route in District 33
Add signage that shows real-time, updated arrival times for up to 15 bus stops along Bedford and Nostrand Avenues.
Votes: 387 | Cost: $400,000
Hoyt St., Butler St. to Degraw St., Gowanus
Make street crossings safer between this housing development and the nearby subway. Add pedestrian safety enhancements to this four-block stretch of Hoyt Street that has no existing crossings.
Votes: 237 | Cost: $400,000
Corner of Bedford Ave. and Wilson St., W’burg
Install a curb extension at this much-used intersection between P.S. 16 and Independence Towers. Improve other street safety features between the housing development and the local school.
Votes: 264 | Cost: $250,000
York St. Subway Station, DUMBO
Install additional turnstiles for York Street Station in 2017 which will reduce congestion and long lines for the 9,000 weekday riders now limited to only two turnstiles.