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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

(credit: Handout/DOT)

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

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

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