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New City Island Bridge

City Island Residents Sue Over Planned Bridge Upgrade

City Island residents pride themselves on living in one of the city’s few fishing enclaves. But, the aging bridge to the island is about to be replaced with a design that has some of them concerned.

11/08/2013

CitiBike Wheel Stop

Riders: Concrete Wheel Stops Make For Dangerous Hazard At CitiBike Stations

If you use the CitiBikes that are parked around the city, you are advised to be careful because you could hurt yourself before you even get going.

10/30/2013

The wreckage of a truck can be seen as firefighters battle a blaze on the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge on Aug. 16, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

DOT: Repairs Continue On Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Following Truck Fire

The Queens-bound right lane on the upper level of the bridge has been closed since a 40-foot tractor-trailer carrying wooden, plastic and metal clothes hangers burst into flames last month.

09/20/2013

New York City School Bus (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bloomberg, Walcott Welcome NYC Students On First Day Of School

Chancellor Dennis Walcott said the city has opened 76 new schools this year and delivered 1.5 million new textbooks.

09/09/2013

Ahmed Khalifa has sold coffee in downtown Brooklyn for 16 years. (credit: CBS 2)

Quinn, Markowitz Step In On Behalf Of Coffee Vendor Fighting With DOT

A downtown Brooklyn coffee vendor has been in a David-vs.-Goliath battle with the city Department of Transportation, but some powerful officials have decided to step in on his behalf.

08/20/2013

A Citi Bike station in Manhattan (file/credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

City Admits Security Guarding Citi Bike Users’ Information Was Breached

Citi Bike users – many of them already frustrated by other problems with the program – have now learned that their personal information has been compromised.

07/23/2013

FILE - A speed camera (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Speed Cameras Could Soon Be Coming Near New York City Schools

New York State lawmakers have approved a bill allowing the city to install speed cameras in front of New York City schools.

06/22/2013

A couple ride their Citi Bikes from a station near Union Square as the bike sharing system is launched May 27, 2013. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

DOT: Citi Bike Has Logged More Than 250,000 Rides

The new Citi Bike bicycle sharing program has surpassed 250,000 rides in less than three weeks of operation, the city announced Sunday.

06/16/2013

FILE -- School buses idle in front of a school in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Officials Look For Ways To Reduce Speeding Around NYC Schools

Sen. Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) said speeding is a real problem in the city, but it can be especially dangerous around schools.

06/14/2013

Citi Bike Problems

Commuters Frustrated As Citi Bike Docking Stations Break Down

Thousands of people are enjoying the new Citi Bike shared bicycles every day, but many stations are still being plagued with persistent problems.

06/12/2013

A Citi Bike station in Manhattan (file/credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Woman Hit With Multiple Tickets After City Moves Car For Bike Rack

An NYU student has finally won a battle with the city, over $475 in wrongful parking fines she racked up when her car was moved by the city to an illegal spot.

06/01/2013

Citi Bike racks at 11th Street and 6th Avenue (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Bike Sharing Program Finally Going Ahead; Preliminary Media Test Held

New York City transportation officials held a media test run Sunday for the city’s long-awaited bike-sharing program – the biggest in the country.

05/12/2013

FDR Drive Pink Mural (credit: CBS 2)

Beauty Or Blight? Some East Side Residents Not Pleased With $4K ‘Bubble Gum’ Pink Mural

The city calls it “barrier beautification,” but for many of the 4,000 people who call Waterside Plaza home, they said it’s an everyday eyesore.

04/26/2013

(credit: CBS 2)

New Commercial Bike Law Takes Effect In NYC

Commercial bicyclists are now required to carry an identification card and wear helmets and reflective upper body clothing with the business’ name and cyclist’s ID number on the back.

04/23/2013

Traffic in New York City - Jan. 23, 2013 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

New York City Sees Increase In Traffic-Related Deaths

Officials said 274 people died in traffic-related deaths in 2012, up from 245 a year earlier and the most since 2008.

03/19/2013

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