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Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park infographics: what's built/what's coming/what's missing, who's responsible, + project FAQ/timeline (pinned post)

Before **next Tuesday''s** Quality of Life meeting, a partial explanation for the platform delay: info requests from Department of Buildings (updated)

Updated/corrected: I erred, having not noticed the schedule was changed from today, Sept. 13, to Sept. 20.

Well, there's still no agenda yet (however typically limited) for the bi-monthly Atlantic Yards/Pacific Park Quality of Life meeting (on Zoom at 6 pm Sept. 20), nor notes from the previous meeting, despite a goal to deliver them within three weeks, as I wrote yesterday.

The biggest question, among several, the reason for the delayed start of the platform over the first block of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Vanderbilt Yard, crucial to the development of three towers and future income-targeted ("affordable") housing. 

We had been told in May that the start was coming up, with announced MPT (maintenance and preservation of traffic) pending, constricting local streets.

Since then, we've been told that the work would start, pending permits. Well, I don't know about the MTA-related permits. 

But a look at the Department of Buildings (DOB) file (screenshot below) shows a continuing back-and-forth regarding technical details, which suggests that maybe that developer Greenland Forest City Partners and its contractors didn't have all their ducks in a row. 

Perhaps we'll learn more about that at the meeting?