A cyclist who was killed in a hit-and-run in Williamsburg, Brooklyn this week was a longtime and well-liked record store clerk in the area, according to a published report.
Police said a 2003 silver Nissan Altima was speeding and heading east on the Williamsburg Bridge in the outer traffic lane when it lost control near the eastbound B.Q.E. interchange.
A tractor trailer overturned and collided with a car on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway near the Manhattan Bridge in Brooklyn, authorities said.
New York is among the most congested cities in America and one of its highways the worst road for traffic in the country, according to a new study.
A 13-year-old boy was struck and critically injured by a van Wednesday in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, near the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway overpass.
The Gothamist blog has been crying foul lately, after a trendy new Brooklyn neighborhood name found its way onto Google Maps.
Earlier this year, we told you about a proposal to light up a pedestrian area under the Brooklyn Queens Expressway. Efforts to make the project a reality continue, but the people behind it need your help to get the job done.
“You know that feeling when you have it,” one man told WCBS 880′s Alex Silverman. He was referring to that feeling that makes you want to scale a giant billboard with a can of paint.
Traffic started moving again around 10 :10 a.m., nearly two hours after a tractor-trailer accident near the Brooklyn Bridge.
Debris blocked two lanes of the westbound BQE, causing gridlock for miles.
It’s not nearly so grandiose as the waterfalls under the Brooklyn Bridge, but one group wants to add light and color to a pedestrian area under the BQE in Brooklyn.
State and federal transportation officials announced they have killed the project due to the economic downturn.
They said a red, 2001 Yamaha motorcycle went over the guide rail and fell nearly 20 feet to the lower roadway.
At a community meeting, designers unveiled three possible ways to fix the ditch that would include reducing noise, improving safety and making this grim area just a little bit prettier.