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Zip Line (file / credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Summer Streets To Include Zip Line At Foley Square

At the southern end of this year’s Summer Streets festivities will be a high-flying attraction, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported.

06/13/2012

Traffic in Midtown Manhattan - Jun 5, 2012 (credit: NYC DOT)

NYC DOT: Midtown Traffic Flow Has Improved

If you’re driving around Midtown Manhattan, you may have recently noticed a litttle more go and a little less stop in your ride.

06/05/2012

103rd Street Footbridge - Jun 1, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Wards Island Footbridge Reopens After Years Of Work

After two years and $17 million in repairs and improvements, the 103rd Street footbridge to Wards Island in the East River reopened on Friday, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported.

06/01/2012

Port Authority Bus Terminal at 41st Street (file / credit: Google Maps)

City Lets Megabus Stay Under Bus Terminal Despite Port Authority Objections

Megabus has a permit to pick up passengers right underneath the Port Authority Bus Terminal. The Port Authority wants Megabus to pay the same fee as other carriers.

05/08/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces details of the Citi Bike program - New York, NY - May 7, 2012 (credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

New York City Readies Bike Sharing Program To Be Largest In Nation

City officials said Monday that the program will be the nation’s biggest, featuring 10,000 rent-a-bikes and 600 bike docking stations.

05/07/2012

Passengers wait to get onto a discount bus headed to Boston in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NY Officials Push To Regulate ‘Wild West Atmosphere’ Surrounding Intercity Buses

City and state lawmakers announced Monday that an agreement had been reached on what they hope will be the first-ever permit system to regulate intercity buses.

04/23/2012

Pothole machine

Bloomberg’s 1-Man Pothole Filling Machine Leaves A ‘Hole’ Lot Unanswered

Mayor Michael Bloomberg kicked off the city’s road paving season Monday by unveiling a new pothole filling machine. The problem is the debut was a dud, leaving a hole in the road and a hole in the mayor’s initiative.

03/19/2012

(credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg Touts Traffic Safety In New York City

New Yorkers are living longer and experiencing less crime. Now, Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city is on track to have an all-time record low in traffic fatalities for 2011.

12/29/2011

"You The Man" debit card (credit: NYC DOT)

City Giving Out Free Debit Cards, MetroCards To Ensure A Happy, Safe New Year

Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan announced on Friday that they’ll be giving away 1,500 free $15 debit cards as well as 4,000 holiday single-ride MetroCards.

12/16/2011

A Cyclist - New York, NY - Sep 15, 2011 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cycling On The Rise In New York City

Over the past ten years bicycle riding in New York City has quadrupled, according to DOT commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan.

12/09/2011

Curbside Haiku - New York, NY - Nov 29, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

New York City Using Poetry To Promote Safety

How about some poetry during your rush hour commute? New York City is unveiling an artistic campaign to keep streets safe. It’s a new sign of the times in the city, and it’s one not everyone understands.

11/29/2011

(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

Mayor Michael Bloomberg marks the beginning of Select Bus service on 34th Street - New York, NY - Nov 14, 2011 (credit: Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office)

Select Bus Service Begins On 34th Street To Bring Relief

Regular bus riders on the 34th Street corridor will attest to the fact that this is one of the busiest, slowest lines. But now the MTA hopes some relief has arrived.

11/14/2011

Grand Army Plaza Redesign Plan (credit: NYC DOT)

Brooklyn’s Grand Army Plaza Now Redesigned For Safety

A safety redesign has added the equivalent of 1.5 acres of new pedestrian space to Brooklyn’s Grand Army Plaza.

11/09/2011

Walk/Don't Walk Sign (file / credit: clipart.com)

NYC Unveils New System To Help Visually Impaired, Seniors Get Around Town

The system combines sounds, voice, and tactile sensation and was unveiled Wednesday by Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan.

09/28/2011

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