Department of Transportation
The latest “environmental assessment” fleshes out how the MTA expects the tolling system to reduce traffic below 60th Street and raise billions for system upgrades.
The DSNY is now taking on highway cleanup, adding to its new roles with street vendor enforcement and graffiti cleanup.
The target of the taunt is calling for a CB11 board member to step down following an obscene gesture during a fairly routine committee meeting.
Fifteen Years and More Than 197 Crashes, 277 Injuries and 4 Deaths Later, the City Still Hasn’t Started to Fix This Bronx Corridor
The city originally presented its redesign plan in 2008. Two mayors later, the city says it won’t start work until late 2024 and won’t finish until at least late 2027.
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Tow Truck Guy Parked Derelict Cars on a Queens City Street for Years. Now They’re Getting the Heave-Ho.
Tomaso Tiseo has parked broken-down cars, buses, and trucks along a few blocks surrounding St. Michael’s Cemetery in East Elmhurst for years, according to neighbors and elected officials.
The updated ParkNYC mobile app was supposed to make paying for street parking easier — but users report plenty of problems since a reboot last week.
Scooters, e-bikes, hoverboards, unicycles — New Yorkers will find all sorts of creative ways to get around. But it’s becoming an e-jungle out there on the streets.
Ferry crew members have worked under an expired union contract for an “unprecedented” 11 years and say that low pay and morale have left them without enough staff to keep the lifeline between Manhattan and Staten Island afloat.
The less than a decade-old public square in Queens has seen a surge in activity as the pandemic forced immigrant families out of steady jobs and into street sales.
At the Brooklyn base of the Kosciuszko Bridge a gleaming new park attracts visitors from around the world. On the Queens side they have anger and frustration.
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As pets are still being jolted, city oversight of Con Edison equipment and inspects called into question. The DOT says there’s no problem, but data says otherwise.
State lawmakers and local officials are trying to give The City That Never Sleeps some peace and quiet. But some car and motorcycle enthusiasts say they have every right to be loud.
Many Brooklyn and Queens leaders and residents cheer Gov. Kathy Hochul’s proposal to bring mass transit service to an existing freight line linking the boroughs. So far, pols who’ve pushed back on train plans have remained mum.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
Dozens of city employees — including City Council members — ignored tickets on city-permitted vehicles after racking up parking and traffic-enforcement fines.
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.
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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