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Drivers beware: MTA activates bus lane enforcement cameras along Jamaica Avenue

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Nov. 13, 2023 By Bill Parry The MTA has activated the bus lane enforcement camera on the Q54 route in southeast Queens. The NYC Department of Transportation will issue warning notices to violators during the first 60 days on implementation The Q54 route is now the 21st bus route to have Automated Bus Lane Enforcement (ABLE) cameras activated on its route and it is the fifth activation by the MTA so far this year. ABLE cameras capture drivers violating bus lane rules in real time and are aimed at deterring motorists from blocking these lanes to improve bus service and…
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Woodhaven Street Fair transforms Jamaica Avenue to bustling multicultural delight

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Oct. 10, 2023 By Anthony Medina Once again, the Woodhaven Business Improvement District transformed Jamaica Avenue in Woodhaven into an all-inclusive multicultural epicenter in its annual street fair on Sunday, Oct. 8. Stretching along Jamaica Avenue, from 80th Street to Woodhaven Boulevard, this bustling street fair featured hundreds of food vendors, restaurants and local businesses,…
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Cops searching for gunman in Jamaica shooting: NYPD

Aug. 16, 2023 By Bill Parry

Police from the 103rd Precinct in Jamaica are looking for a gunman who opened fire Wednesday morning at the busy intersection of Sutphin Boulevard and Jamaica Avenue, leaving one man wounded.

City completes pedestrian safety improvements along Parsons Boulevard corridor in downtown Jamaica

Aug. 11, 2023 By Bill Parry The city has completed a $5.7 million pedestrian safety and infrastructure improvement project in downtown Jamaica on Parsons Boulevard between Archer Avenue and Jamaica Avenue. The project targeted a stretch of Parsons Boulevard that ranks in the top 10% of corridors borough-wide with crashes resulting in fatalities and serious…
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Queens goes green: Borough’s first woman-owned adult-use cannabis dispensary celebrates soft opening in Jamaica

Mar. 30, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Dozens of customers were lined up outside of Good Grades, Queens’ first woman-owned adult-use retail cannabis dispensary, which celebrated its soft opening in Jamaica on Thursday, March 30. The new cannabis shop, located at 162-03 Jamaica Ave., opened its doors at 2:45 p.m., and customer Rico Brown could not…
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