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Amazon, FedEx and UPS Deliver New NYC Warehouses, Bringing a Package of Environmental Challenges

Warehouses and "last-mile" facilities are popping up with little regulation. A new city plan calls for more use of waterways, bike deliveries and other measures to cut truck traffic. But increased pollution concerns are fueling criticism against a new wave of "environmental racism."

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Transportation Worker Claims She Suffered Retaliation After Filing Attack Complaint

DOT sidewalk repairer Simone Samuels says she got the cold shoulder and an unfair transfer after emailing the agency’s then-boss, now a major federal official. Samuels charged she’s the victim of a male-dominated work culture.

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‘As Good As It Gets’ Transportation Infrastructure Deal Leaves Plenty Off the Table

The federal infrastructure bill that cleared Congress on Friday is "probably the best we’re going to get," but still falls short of meeting the city’s vast needs — including some long-awaited subway projects, transit and planning experts say.

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New York Just Getting Into Gear on Road to Transit-Biking Tandem

Plans to install 10,000 bike racks on city streets by next year and a pilot pod program at Grand Central Terminal are mere "molecules in the drop of the bucket" compared to other cities’ efforts, cycling advocates say.

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No Placards Revoked Yet as de Blasio Takes Gas Out of City Employee Parking Crackdown

Dozens of city employees — including City Council members — ignored tickets on city-permitted vehicles after racking up parking and traffic-enforcement fines.

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Two-Wheel Traffic Up on Bridges, But Cash-Strapped City Can’t Expand Crowded Bike Lanes

Transportation officials concede cycling advocates are right about the need for more bike space on the Queensboro and Brooklyn bridges — but say there’s nothing they can do about it now.

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Locals Sue to Force Tow Pound Off the West Side Waterfront

A neighborhood group wants more action from the NYPD to make way for an expansion of Hudson River Park on Pier 76.

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Dockless Bike Share Expands on Hilly Staten Island — Sans Electric Pedal Assist

London-based Beryl will bring 1,000 bikes to the borough — but not the energy jolt many riders count on to scale Staten Island’s steep stretches.

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To Expand Hudson River Park, Tow Pound May Finally Get Hauled Off the Waterfront

The NYPD is evaluating how it could relocate the notorious Pier 76 vehicle lot, making way for the park to grow and raise cash.

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City Hall’s Protected Bike Lane ‘Green Wave’ Pedals Past Local Foes

A Brooklyn community board unanimously rejected City Hall’s plans for a new bike lane on Shore Parkway. But that didn’t stop transportation officials.

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Out of Line: Missing Street Markings Defy Vision Zero Safety Crusade

Nearly 2,000 road and bike lane-marking projects are classified as incomplete by the city Department of Transportation, some dating back to 2014.

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Reversing Course, Dockless Bike Share to Roll on in the Rockaways

After THE CITY revealed planned shutdown of cycle program along the Queens shore, Department of Transportation gives two-wheelers another whirl.

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Some Local Pols Want City to Slow Down on New Bike Lane Push

Mayor de Blasio proposed an 80-mile "green wave" of protected bike lanes by 2021 amid a spike in deaths. But City Council members aren’t all on board.

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New Dawn for Speed Cams Signals Turn Toward School and Street Safety

Until Thursday, a restrictive state law left miles of dangerous East Tremont Avenue off limits to cameras designed to deter dangerous drivers.

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Mayor Declares Bicycle ‘Emergency’ While Prior Safety Plan Stalls

Dangerous swaths of Brooklyn and Queens still lack bike lanes two years into a five-year targeted expansion program.

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Crosswalks Return to Busy Bronx Strip, Breaking Legal Standstill

The Department of Transportation restored pedestrian stripes it had paved over in preparation for now-stalled reconfiguration of Morris Park Avenue.

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Missing Crosswalks on Busy Bronx Avenue Spur Safety Concerns

A legal dispute over Department of Transportation plan to reconfigure Morris Park Avenue has left the busy road more dangerous than before, local say.

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City Building in Queens is a Notorious Trash Heap. Just Ask the Rats

Garbage grows as patience shrinks in Long Island City, where residents share the sidewalk with rodents. Complaints, meanwhile, go largely unanswered.

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A Lot of Money: Prices Spike at City-Owned Parking Garages

The tab will rise up to $200 a month, socking drivers already upset over congestion pricing. But some say they hope the hike will discourage driving.

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Pol Prods DOT for Separate Walk/Bike Lanes on Queensboro Bridge

Queens Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer wants the Department of Transportation to create another path amid repairs on the 59th Street Bridge.