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City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer

City Council looking to stiffen civil penalties for hit-run drivers. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

City Council Considers Stiffer Penalties For Drivers In Deadly Hit-And-Runs

The City Council is considering imposing tougher civil penalties for drivers involved in fatal hit-and-run accidents.

09/03/2014

City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer, left, and Woodside residents display a homemade stop sign to signify their fight against the city DOT on Oct. 25, 2013. (Photo: CBS 2)

Queens Residents Gather To Put A ‘STOP’ To Speeding Cars In Woodside

There 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.

10/25/2013

G Train (credit: CBS 2)

Quinn, Councilmen: Give Commuters Other Options During G Train Repairs

City 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.

08/17/2013

7 Train Suspension

Neighbors Furious At Plan To Halt Weekend 7 Line Service In Queens

Queens residents will have to find another way to get around, as the Metropolitan Transportation Authority begins scheduled service disruptions on the 7 Subway line.

12/29/2012