City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer

Long Island City Residents Angry DOT Eliminated Permit Parking Spaces In Municipal LotLong Island City residents are protesting a move by the Department of Transportation that eliminated permit parking spaces in a local municipal lot.
City Council Considers Stiffer Penalties For Drivers In Deadly Hit-And-RunsThe City Council is considering imposing tougher civil penalties for drivers involved in fatal hit-and-run accidents.
Queens Residents Gather To Put A 'STOP' To Speeding Cars In WoodsideThere were calls for help Friday in Queens as residents asked the city to help put the brakes on speeding cars on a busy stretch in Woodside.
Quinn, Councilmen: Give Commuters Other Options During G Train RepairsCity Council Speaker Christine Quinn was among the lawmakers Saturday who called on the Metropolitan Transit Authority to make up for the loss of G Train service between Brooklyn and Queens.
Neighbors Furious At Plan To Halt Weekend 7 Line Service In QueensQueens residents will have to find another way to get around, as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority begins scheduled service disruptions on the 7 Subway line.