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Claremont Declared City’s First ‘Neighborhood Slow Zone’

Life in the fast lane is going to slow down in the Claremont section of The Bronx.

11/21/2011

The Maspeth Bypass at 58th Street and Maurice Avenue (credit: John Montone/1010 WINS)

Maspeth Residents, Business Owners Say New Traffic Pattern Is Creating A Bigger Mess

It’s called the Maspeth Bypass but some locals are calling the traffic scheme the “Maspeth Mess.”

10/13/2011

Queens homeowner Jack McNeill is fighting to get a sewer line fixed in front of his Woodside home. (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Resident Fights Red Tape To Get Sewer Line Fixed

Jack McNeill has contacted an alphabet soup of agencies, trying to repair the pipe, which right now is putting raw sewage in plain sight.

10/12/2011

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Crews Still Repairing Water Main Break On Henry Hudson Parkway

Crews are still working to repair damage from a water main break on the Henry Hudson Parkway on Sunday morning.

09/25/2011

Muni-meter

Brooklyn Assemblyman Decries ‘Confusing’ City Policy On Muni-Meters

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.

09/12/2011

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

Study: NYC Sidewalks Getting More Crowded

The DOT sends teams to 50 locations around the city twice a year to gauge pedestrian volume, and they said the city’s sidewalks have become more crowded this year than at any time in the part five years.

08/06/2011

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Manhattan Borough President ‘Upset’ & ‘Troubled’ Over Lack Of DOT Action On Dangerous Crosswalk

The crosswalk, located on 71st Street between Broadway and Amsterdam, has been the site of 34 accidents within the last year, according to Scott Stringer.

07/11/2011

CT School Bus (credit: CBS 2)

Mamaroneck Officials Seeking To Lower School Zone Speed Limit

Officials in Mamaroneck want to lower the speed limit in a school zone, but the New York Department of Transportation believes the lights, cross walks and signage are sufficient for the zone and its students’ safety.

02/12/2011

Brooklyn front stoops on Monitor Street

City Lays Down Law To Some Residents: Lose The Stoop

Imagine spending a fortune to beautify your front yard, only to find out it doesn’t belong to you. It belongs to New York City. That’s what’s happening in one Brooklyn neighborhood.

02/02/2011

Staten Island Expressway - File Photo

Is Snow Cleanup Clearing Lane Markers On SI?

On the Staten Island Expressway from Clove Road to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, drivers dodge, weave, slam on the brakes, and struggle to hold their lane.

01/19/2011

Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz speaks at the opening of the Beyonce Cosmetology Center at Phoenix House - Brooklyn, NY - Mar 5, 2010 - Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images

Brooklyn Borough President Sends Unique Holiday Card

It’s a holiday card with a message.

12/24/2010

Queens residents say they called 311 to get their crumbling curbs fixed, and instead of agreeing to do that work, the city slapped them with demands to fix cracked sidewalks.

Queens Residents’ Call To 311 Could Cost Them Thousands

Homeowners in Queens say they turned to the city for help and ended up with an expensive headache, as a call to 311 could end up costing them $5,000 or more.

10/16/2010

Route 17 - Paramus, NJ - Oct 12, 2010 - Photo: Sean Adams / WCBS 880

Think NJ Roads Are In Bad Shape? You’re Right!

Potholes, tall grass, and garbage on the roads. Those are the top complaints for motorists.

10/12/2010

This 2002 photo shows the westbound Staten Island Expressway (I-278) at EXIT 9 (NY 440 / Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. Expressway). (Photo by Jim K. Georges/nycroads.com)

Construction To Begin On Staten Island Expressway

The Staten Island Expressway is getting a much-needed $75 million facelift.

09/20/2010

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Streetcars Coming Back To Red Hook?

New York City’s Department of Transportation will conduct a 5-month study on the feasibility of bringing back the quaint-looking trolley to the streets of Red Hook.

09/10/2010

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