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Staten Island Resurfacing

Staten Island Residents Scoff At Resurfacing Projects In Areas Set To Be Vacated

Questions were erupting Wednesday evening about government waste on Staten Island, as neighbors were outraged about plans to repave several roadways.

04/16/2014

A sign indicates a work zone is being monitored by a camera in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, on April 8, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

NYC Looks To Crack Down On Reckless Driving In Work Zones

New York City officials on Tuesday unvieled nine camera-equipped trailers to be placed in highway work zones in an effort to deter and document reckless driving.

04/08/2014

Citi Bike (file/credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Despite Popularity, Citi Bike Rate Hike ‘On The Table’ As Revenues Stay Flat

Citi Bike is wildly popular with 98,000 New Yorkers signed up for a $95 annual membership, yet it’s thus far unprofitable and remains in the red.

03/07/2014

The Hoboken light rail station on Feb. 3, 2014. (credit: Billie Rama/CBSNewYork)

Another Round Of Snow Coming, But Little Accumulation Expected

The city issued precautions for more snow Wednesday, but major accumulation was not expected.

02/26/2014

Mayor de Blasio fills pothole in Maspeth, Queens (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Mayor Bill de Blasio, DOT Commissioner Wage War Against Potholes

Mayor de Blasio has waged a war against potholes in New York City.

02/20/2014

FILE - A pothole (file/credit: Getty Images)

City Lawmaker Wants More Funding To Fix Potholes

Republican Staten Island councilman Vincent Ignizio said the freeze-thaw cycle, salt and plows have taken their toll. The councilman has also called on the mayor to beef up the DOT budget.

02/18/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio talks with the family of a victim of a fatal traffic accident on Jan. 15, 2014, in Woodside, Queens. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

De Blasio Initiative Aims To Slam Brakes On Deadly Traffic Accidents

The mayor on Thursday announced the initiative, which will create a task force, who will develop strategies with the goal of eliminating deadly crashes, especially those involving pedestrians.

01/15/2014

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

Citi Bikes, Docks To Stay In Place During Snowy Weather

The head of the Uniformed Sanitationmen’s Association worries plow operators won’t see some docking stations under the snow.

12/09/2013

Brooklyn Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

Manhattan-Bound Lanes Of Brooklyn Bridge To Be Closed This Weekend

The New York City Department of Transportation announced the closure of the Manhattan-bound lanes from 12:01 a.m. to 6 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23 and from 9 p.m. Saturday through 6 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25.

11/22/2013

Kent Avenue and the Bushwick Inlet Park in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (credit: CBS 2)

Parents Call For Traffic Controls Near Williamsburg Park

The speed limit along Kent Avenue is 30 miles per hour, but cars are seen going much faster. There is nothing to slow them down, and parents say the situation is an accident waiting to happen.

11/07/2013

Brooklyn Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

Manhattan-Bound Lanes Of Brooklyn Bridge Closed All Weekend

During the 54-hour closure, drivers heading to Manhattan are instead urged to use the Manhattan Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge or the Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel.

10/25/2013

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

Lamborghini that split in 2 following a collision in Mill Basin, Brooklyn over the weekend (credit: CBS 2)

$400,000 Lamborghini Splits In Half Following Collision In Brooklyn

Security cameras on a neighbor’s home caught the moment the sedan collided with the Lamborghini. The collision sent the pricey car crashing into a tree.

09/24/2013

New City Island Bridge

City Releases Renderings Of Planned New City Island Bridge

The New York City Department of Transportation on Monday announced plans to tear down the City Island Bridge in the Bronx and replace it with a new span.

09/23/2013

Damaged street lights on the Belt Parkway (credit: CBS 2)

Stretch Of Belt Parkway Remains In The Dark Due To Sandy Damage

Some of the overhead lights on the busy roadway between Knapp Street and Flatbush Avenue were badly damaged in superstorm Sandy nearly 11 months ago. The lights have still not been fixed.

09/19/2013

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