New York City Department of Transportation
Mayor de Blasio has waged a war against potholes in New York City.
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.
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.
The head of the Uniformed Sanitationmen’s Association worries plow operators won’t see some docking stations under the snow.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The contentious Citi Bike program has been rolling for three weeks but already, some of the hundreds of docking stations have been relocated.
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.
Memberships are available for $9.95 a day or $25 a week, which entitles riders to an unlimited number of 30-minute trips.
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.