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Bloomberg Unveils Redesign Of Times Square Pedestrian Plaza

Part of the Crossroads of the World is undergoing a three-year, $40 million makeover in an effort to make the area more pedestrian friendly.

12/23/2013

LED street light along Eastern Parkway, Oct. 24, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Bright Lights, Big City: NYC Swapping All 250,000 Street Lights To LED

LEDs can last for up to 20 years before they need to be replaced compared with a six-year life for the current high-pressure sodium street lights. The initiative will save the city about $14 million a year, Mayor Bloomberg said.

10/24/2013

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Speed Cameras To Make Their Debut In School Zones Across All 5 Boroughs

The cameras are being set up in chronic speeding spots within a quarter-mile of some schools. The city has identified 100 areas in school zones where speeding is an issue.

08/26/2013

Speed Camera (credit: CBS 2)

City To Install 20 Speed Cameras Near Schools

The first round of cameras will be installed near schools where it’s been documented that at least 75 percent of drivers broke the speed limit, the city announced.

06/25/2013

New map at Worth Street and Mulberry Street - June 24, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

NYC Installing New Maps To Help Pedestrians Navigate The Streets

In a recent survey conducted by the Department of Transportation, 10 percent of those polled admitted to being lost in the past week and one out of three didn’t know which way was north.

06/24/2013

FILE - A speed camera (Photo by Ian Waldie/Getty Images)

Speed Cameras Could Soon Be Coming Near New York City Schools

New York State lawmakers have approved a bill allowing the city to install speed cameras in front of New York City schools.

06/22/2013

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

FILE -- School buses idle in front of a school in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Officials Look For Ways To Reduce Speeding Around NYC Schools

Sen. Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) said speeding is a real problem in the city, but it can be especially dangerous around schools.

06/14/2013

Citi Bike Problems

Commuters Frustrated As Citi Bike Docking Stations Break Down

Thousands of people are enjoying the new Citi Bike shared bicycles every day, but many stations are still being plagued with persistent problems.

06/12/2013

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)

NYC Claims Bike-Share Program Had 100,000 Rides In First 10 Days Of Operation

Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan announced Wednesday more than 30,000 riders have signed up as annual members. She says the program has had more than 6,000 daily and weekly users, too.

06/05/2013

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

Bloomberg Officially Launches NYC’s Long-Awaited Bike Sharing Program

New York City’s controversial bike share program rolled out on Monday for roughly 15,000 annual members who will have one week of exclusive access before daily and weekly memberships start on June 2.

05/27/2013

Dan Suraci, instructor with Bike New York (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Course Helps Inexperienced Cyclists Prepare For NYC Bike Share

A week from today, Citi Bike stations in Manhattan and Brooklyn will go online, and thousands of inexperienced cyclists rolling out.

05/20/2013

DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan announcing expansion of Brooklyn Bridge ramps to ease notorious FDR backups, May 13, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

City Unveils Wider Ramps On Brooklyn Bridge To Ease Congestion

New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan calls the congestion between the bridge and the FDR Drive “the Brooklyn Bridge Squeeze.”

05/13/2013

Citi Bike Docking Station - New York, NY. (credit: Stan Brooks / 1010 WINS)

Sadik-Khan: NYC Bike-Sharing System Set To Launch Next Month

The Transportation Commissioner said that roughly half the bike stations were moved from their originally proposed locations after input from neighbors.

04/09/2013

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, and NYC Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan - Feb. 15, 2013 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

LaHood Delivers Check For New York Sandy Transportation Rebuilding

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood stopped by the Battery Friday to bring New York a check for $287 million to rebuild roads, bridges, and tunnels damaged by superstorm Sandy and other storms.

02/15/2013

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