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The Empire State Building on the cloudy evening of Tuesday, Aug. 12. (Credit: CBS 2)

Flash Flood Watch Issued; Rainy Wednesday Morning Commute Expected

Heavy rains and flooding were expected to make for a frustrating commute for the Tri-State Area on Wednesday morning.

08/12/2014

An artist rendering of the changes being made on West End Avenue (credit: NYC Department of Transportation)

With Eye On Pedestrian Safety, City Redesigning Stretch Of West End Avenue

A complete redesign of West End from West 72nd to West 106th streets has been fast-tracked by city transportation officials.

08/12/2014

A subway pulls into the Lexington Ave. 86th Street station (file/credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Neighborhood-Specific Maps Coming To NYC Subway Stations

The MTA announced Tuesday it has joined forces with the New York City Department of Transportation to install new neighborhood-specific maps in all city subway stations.

08/12/2014

Summer Streets zipline in 2012. (Credit: Summer Streets/Facebook)

Sound Is The Theme For This Year’s Summer Streets Program

The Summer Streets program is set to come back to New York for the first of three weekends in August.

06/19/2014

A man uses a texting-while-driving simulator in the Flatiron District on June 17, 2014. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Simulator Demonstrates Dangers Of Texting While Driving

The New York City Department of Transportation and AT&T offered passersby a chance to use a texting-while-driving simulator Tuesday at Flatiron Plaza.

06/17/2014

Brooklyn Bridge Locks

New York City Puts The Kibosh On Love Locks On The Brooklyn Bridge

Sweethearts have long made the bridge a romantic spot – and left their mark by adorning padlocks on the span’s structure, but that’s something the city isn’t happy about.

05/28/2014

Redesigned intersection at 96th Street and Broadway as part of Vision Zero initiative, May 13, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Dangerous Upper West Side Intersection Reconfigured Under ‘Vision Zero’ Initiative

The New York City Department of Transportation on Tuesday unveiled a new northbound median-to-median crosswalk at 96th Street and Broadway as part of an effort to reduce traffic fatalities.

05/13/2014

Artist rendering of proposed new City Island Bridge (credit: NYC Department of Transportation)

NYC Scales Back Plans For City Island Bridge

City Island residents were claiming victory Sunday in its fight against a planned new bridge to the Bronx that they thought was out of scale with their small, maritime community.

05/04/2014

An 8-mile stretch of Broadway and two dozen other areas have been designated slow zones - reducing the speed limit from 30 to 25 - in an effort to reduce pedestrian fatalities. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City Unveils Dozens Of New Slow Zones To Cut Down On Traffic Fatalities

Traffic lights will be re-timed and enforcement will stepped up in the new slow zones, where the speed limit drops 5 miles per hour from 30 to 25.

05/01/2014

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

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