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High Bridge reopens for the first time in 45 years. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

New Bike Lanes Leading To High Bridge Could Improve Safety

The city DOT expects an influx of visitors to the newly reopened High Bridge.

06/13/2015

A serious accident near Kings Highway at East 34th Street in Midwood, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYCPHOTOG)

Midwood Residents Say Traffic Circle Is An Accident Waiting To Happen

Cars are running through red lights and barely missing each other according to people living near one Brooklyn intersection. They say it’s happening all too often, but their complaints may be going unheard.

04/20/2015

The New York City Department of Transportation says 450 "love locks" have been removed from the Brooklyn Bridge. (Credit: NYC DOT)

450 ‘Love Locks’ Removed From Brooklyn Bridge, Thrown Away

The New York City Department of Transportation announced Monday that has been cracking down on the “love locks” that couples attach to the Brooklyn Bridge.

04/07/2015

Potholes on Columbus Avenue on the Upper West Side on Wednesday, March 11. (Credit: CBS2)

DOT Takes Aim At Rough Roads, Dispatches Pothole Repair Crews Citywide

If you have been out driving lately, you know that potholes have turned roads into an obstacle course.

03/22/2015

Potholes (Credit: CBS 2)

New Jersey DOT Tries To Tackle 300,000 Potholes

Department of Transportation Commissioner Jamie Fox said the harsh winter is to blame for the uptick in potholes.

03/14/2015

Numerous drivers were left with flat tires after hitting a pothole on the Kosciuszko Bridge on Monday, Feb. 9. (Credit: CBS2)

Drivers Complain That Pothole Is Shredding Tires On Kosciuszko Bridge

At least a dozen vehicles reported flat tires after hitting a sizeable pothole. It happened at around 8:30 p.m.

02/09/2015

New York City Pothole (credit: CBS 2)

CBS2 Investigates: As Winter Sets In, What Is Being Done To Fix The City’s Pothole Problem?

Potholes have become just another part of the daily grind fro New Yorkers. So much so that a national study found more than 50 percent of New York’s roads are in poor condition.

01/05/2015

A stretch of the Belt Parkway remains in the dark, 2 years after Sandy. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Investigates: 2 Years After Sandy, Some Belt Parkway Drivers Are Still In The Dark

The only lights in that section of the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn come from cars. Some 150 lamp posts between Knapp Street and Flatbush Avenue have been out since the storm hit.

10/31/2014

An 8-mile stretch of Broadway and two dozen other areas have been designated slow zones - reducing the speed limit from 30 to 25 - in an effort to reduce pedestrian fatalities. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City, TLC Launch ’25 Days to 25 MPH’ Public Awareness Campaign

Workers with the Department of Transportation were handing out flyers Wednesday to drivers on Vanderbilt Avenue in Brooklyn, warning motorists of the impending speed limit reduction.

10/15/2014

Deer (file/credit: Clipart)

Assemblyman Says Warning Signs Are Needed As Staten Island Deer Population Booms

There has been a population explosion on Staten Island, but we’re not talking about people, we’re talking about deer.

10/13/2014

United Nations headquarters - New York, NY (file / credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Guide To Getting Around NYC During The UN General Assembly

The U.N. General Assembly begins its week-long session of high-level meetings Tuesday, Sept. 22, meaning New Yorkers can expect major traffic headaches on Manhattan’s East Side.

09/22/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio tours the rebuilt Hamilton Avenue Department of Sanitation asphalt plant in Brooklyn on May 14, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Touts Efforts To Fix Potholes Across New York City

Mayor Bill de Blasio says pothole-ravaged New York City streets are going to get a lot smoother.

05/14/2014

An 8-mile stretch of Broadway and two dozen other areas have been designated slow zones - reducing the speed limit from 30 to 25 - in an effort to reduce pedestrian fatalities. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City Unveils Dozens Of New Slow Zones To Cut Down On Traffic Fatalities

Traffic lights will be re-timed and enforcement will stepped up in the new slow zones, where the speed limit drops 5 miles per hour from 30 to 25.

05/01/2014

A pothole on Long Island (file/credit: Mike Xiriniachs/WCBS 880)

Potholes Turn Stretch Of Hempstead Turnpike Into Bumpy Ride For LI Drivers

The bumps and holes are nearly impossible to avoid in the road’s right hand lane where many drivers were left clutching their steering wheels and hoping to avoid flat tires.

04/19/2014

A general view of the Atlantic Avenue Long Island Railroad station and the Barclays Center.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Slow Zone Coming To Brooklyn’s Atlantic Avenue To Reduce Traffic Fatalities

Police and the city Department of Transportation on Wednesday announced a “slow zone” that will be implemented on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn, in an effort to reduce speeding.

04/09/2014

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