New York City Department of Transportation

City officials are urging drivers to be cautious when passing crews repairing potholes. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

NYC Officials To Drivers: Give Pothole Repair Crews A Brake

Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg said the city has filled nearly 200,000 potholes since December. Last year, crews repaired about 500,000 craters.

03/24/2015

Neighbors say the sidewalk outside 896 E. 167th. St. in the Bronx has not been shoveled at all this winter. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Sanitation Department: Unkempt Sidewalks Worst In The Bronx

The Sanitation Department said the borough has the most snow-removal violations for its size.

03/04/2015

A large pothole is spotted on 108th Street in Corona, Queens, on Feb. 19, 2015. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

50 NYC Crews Hit Streets To Tackle Potholes

The city Department of Transportation is hitting all five boroughs as workers try to repair as many potholes as they can.

03/01/2015

A large pothole is spotted on 108th Street in Corona, Queens, on Feb. 19, 2015. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Seesaw Temperatures Likely To Pave The Way For More Potholes

With temperatures expected to climb into the 40s this weekend before a return to the teens and single digits, the stage is set for the freeze and thaw that often leave roads as lumpy as chowder.

02/19/2015

Harlem sidewalk problems have residents ready to fight the city's Department of Transportation (credit: CBS2)

Sidewalk Repair War Brewing Between Harlem Residents, City DOT

What would you do if the city issued you a violation for something you believe was the city’s fault?

12/15/2014

Muni-meter on the Upper West Side. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Assemblyman: City Reprogramming Muni-Meters To Accept Advance Payments

Assemblyman Dov Hikind said the city’s Department of Transportation has agreed to reprogram every muni-meter in the city over the coming months to accept payments an hour before they go into service.

10/19/2014

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

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