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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

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

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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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

(credit: CBS 2)

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

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