New York City Department of Transportation

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

Citi Bike station in SoHo moved after tenants in Barrow Street condo complained. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Residents Get Some Citi Bike Docking Stations Moved, Other Complaints Ignored

The contentious Citi Bike program has been rolling for three weeks but already, some of the hundreds of docking stations have been relocated.

06/23/2013

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)

Citi Bike Formally Launches For Daily, Weekly Members

Memberships are available for $9.95 a day or $25 a week, which entitles riders to an unlimited number of 30-minute trips.

06/02/2013

Citi Bike docking station at Carmine St. and 6th Avenue, May 26, 2013. (credit: Jessica Marcus/CBSNewYork)

Citi Bikes Ready To Hit The Road Monday

Citi Bike’s 6,000 specially designed bikes have been docked at roughly 330 stations in Manhattan and Brooklyn ahead of their Memorial Day debut.

05/26/2013

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

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