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While Red Hook residents are in a tizzy over new Water Taxi regulations (Ikea customers with hand stamps are ushered onto the boat first), Brooklynites in Carroll Gardens, Park Slope and Brooklyn Heights are complaining about Ikea shuttles. The Brooklyn Paper reports: "Residents are calling the Community Board 6 office to say that the buses are idling, taking up parking spaces and creating congestion near the Smith–Ninth Street and Fourth Avenue F-train stations — where they wait for passengers to ferry to IKEA’s Beard Street store in Red Hook." Sounds like Ikea and Brooklyn's honeymoon period is officially over.
· IKEA’s bus on Slope of trouble [Brooklyn Paper]
· Ikea Mania: The Shuttle Runs to 'Ikea Plaza' [Racked]