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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

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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

Ruth Cunningham-Morris (credit: DNAinfo/Meredith Hoffman)

Brooklyn Woman Claims DOT Worker Attacked Her Over Dog Poo

Ruth Cunningham-Morris, 58, said she was out for a routine walk with her dog last April when the worker began berating her after she had walked away to grab a trash bag to clean up her dog’s mess.

03/18/2013

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Snow Coming Overnight; DOT Issues Alert

A snow alert was in effect for New York City Saturday, with a possibility of snow in the forecast beginning in the overnight hours.

02/02/2013

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NYC Pulling Down ‘Don’t Honk’ Signs

The Department of Transportation said all the signs will be removed by the end of the year.

01/29/2013

A Nissan LEAF (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for NPG)

Federal Transportation Officials Want Sound Requirements For Hybrid, Electric Cars

Hybrid and electric vehicles produce less sound than vehicles powered by an ordinary gas engine. Because of that, transportation officials say you may not hear them coming and that can have tragic results.

01/28/2013

The Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images)

Full Closure Of Manhattan-Bound Brooklyn Bridge This Weekend

The DOT said that all Manhattan-bound traffic will be redirected to to alternate crossings, including the Manhattan Bridge, the Williamsburg Bridge and the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel.

01/11/2013

Traffic on the Long Island Expressway - Oct 6, 2011 (credit: TrafficLand)

Wider Emergency Pull-Off Areas Under Construction On L.I.E.

The $450,000 project was approved after the death of Nassau County highway patrolman Michael Califano. The 44-year-old father of three was killed in during a routine traffic stop in 2011 along a poorly lit stretch of highway when a passing truck smashed into his cruiser.

01/06/2013

Broad and Market Streets in Newark (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Study: N.J. Red-Light Cameras May Be Doing More Harm Than Good

The Transportation Department study found the number of right-angle crashes was down by 15 percent in the first year in spots with cameras, while rear-end collisions were up 20 percent.

11/27/2012

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Officials: Flooding Likely Sparked Electrical Fire In Financial District Building

Fire officials were investigating Saturday morning after a blaze broke out at a storm-damaged skyscraper in Lower Manhattan.

11/24/2012

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