Officials said 274 people died in traffic-related deaths in 2012, up from 245 a year earlier and the most since 2008.
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.
The goal of the redesigned signs, according to city officials, is to give drivers the information they need to find a legal parking spot.
The country’s largest bike sharing system will launch in New York City next spring.
The sign replacement project will begin at the city line heading east-bound. There will be lane closures as crews work on the upgrades one mile at a time, from 10:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. five nights a week.
One woman said all the shaking and rattling from the ongoing construction project has cracked the foundation of her home.
Starting Monday, the DOT will begin sending out a six-person team of inspectors who will provide information to restaurants on the Upper West Side about legal requirements as it relates to safety.
The so-called drag strip is Hicks Street. It parallels the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway. Some use it as an alternate and residents say the high-speed traffic makes the road dangerous for all on foot.
Some Brooklyn residents who want to curb crime on their street by installing surveillance cameras say that the city is standing in their way.
One study found 350,000 pedestrians a day in Times Square. There were 97,000 on Main Street in Flushing, Queens, and 80,000 on East Fordham Road in the Bronx.
Life in the fast lane is going to slow down in the Claremont section of The Bronx.
It’s called the Maspeth Bypass but some locals are calling the traffic scheme the “Maspeth Mess.”
Jack McNeill has contacted an alphabet soup of agencies, trying to repair the pipe, which right now is putting raw sewage in plain sight.
Crews are still working to repair damage from a water main break on the Henry Hudson Parkway on Sunday morning.
According to the DOT, drivers can buy time from a meter on any street in the city and use remaining time on another street. But Assemblyman William Colton says parking enforcement officials are not honoring that policy.
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