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Sunrise Highway (Photo/Doug Kerr via Flickr)

Locals Want Input Into Safety Improvements On Sunrise Highway

The New York State Department of Transportation is planning safety improvements along the 16-mile highway. Businesses and residents have written to the state, asking to be consulted.

08/18/2013

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

NTSB investigators on the scene of a Metro-North train derailment and crash in Connecticut. (credit: NTSB/Flickr)

Conn. Rail Council Wants Answers On Metro-North Derailment

Jim Cameron of the council has submitted a question to Metro-North and to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, seeking to determine why nothing was done to stop trains from traveling over the problem track even after the issue was found and identified.

06/13/2013

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

Citi Bike Formally Launches For Daily, Weekly Members

Memberships are available for $9.95 a day or $25 a week, which entitles riders to an unlimited number of 30-minute trips.

06/02/2013

Citi Bike docking station at Carmine St. and 6th Avenue, May 26, 2013. (credit: Jessica Marcus/CBSNewYork)

Citi Bikes Ready To Hit The Road Monday

Citi Bike’s 6,000 specially designed bikes have been docked at roughly 330 stations in Manhattan and Brooklyn ahead of their Memorial Day debut.

05/26/2013

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

(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

Midtown parking signs before and after (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Simplified Street Parking Signs Aimed To Help Reduce Confusion In Midtown

The goal of the redesigned signs, according to city officials, is to give drivers the information they need to find a legal parking spot.

01/07/2013

A man bikes across the Brooklyn Bridge as Hurricane Sandy begins to affect the area on October 29, 2012. (credit:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Nation’s Largest Bike Share System To Launch In May 2013

The country’s largest bike sharing system will launch in New York City next spring.

12/07/2012

Street signs for L.I.E. upgrade (credit: CBS 2)

Upgrade Project Along L.I.E. Will Replace Lighted Signs With Reflective Signs

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.

09/13/2012

State highway construction project in Melville, N.Y. (credit: CBS 2)

Residents Fed Up With Long-Term State Highway Project On Long Island

One woman said all the shaking and rattling from the ongoing construction project has cracked the foundation of her home.

09/13/2012

A delivery man puts on his helmet outside Lenny's on 84th Street and Columbus Avenue. (credit: Stan Brooks, 1010 WINS)

City’s DOT Set To Put The Brakes On Out-Of-Control Bicycle Deliverymen

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.

07/13/2012

Hicks Street

DOT To Purposely Create Congestion In Parts Of Brooklyn To Protect Pedestrians

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.

07/11/2012

The street in Brooklyn where residents say that security cameras would greatly reduce crime. (Credit:CBS2)

Brooklyn Residents At Odds With DOT Over Surveillance Camera

Some Brooklyn residents who want to curb crime on their street by installing surveillance cameras say that the city is standing in their way.

01/31/2012

Macy's Herald Square (credit: Kristin&Joe via Flickr.com)

Report: Pedestrian Traffic On The Rise In NYC

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.

12/07/2011

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