New York City Department of Transportation

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

Citi Bike station (credit: Handout)

Citi Bike Rollout Set For Memorial Day For Annual Members

Annual members will have one week of exclusive access before daily and weekly memberships start on June 2.

05/09/2013

Midtown parking signs before and after (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Simplified Street Parking Signs Aimed To Help Reduce Confusion In Midtown

The goal of the redesigned signs, according to city officials, is to give drivers the information they need to find a legal parking spot.

01/07/2013

Mayor Bloomberg thanks Department of Transportation employees for quickly restoring ferry service after Sandy Dec. 10, 2012 (Credit: Spencer T Tucker/Flickr)

Bloomberg Thanks DOT Workers For Quickly Restoring Ferry Service After Sandy

The Staten Island Ferry resumed service just 72 hours after Sandy hit.

12/10/2012

A man bikes across the Brooklyn Bridge as Hurricane Sandy begins to affect the area on October 29, 2012. (credit:  Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Nation’s Largest Bike Share System To Launch In May 2013

The country’s largest bike sharing system will launch in New York City next spring.

12/07/2012

New York Water Taxi (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

S.I. Borough President Wants New Great Kills Ferry Service Made Permanent

The New York Water Taxi service from a temporary landing at Great Kills Park making stops near Wall Street and in Midtown began Monday morning. One-way fare on the New York Water Taxi ferry is $2.

11/26/2012

Flooded Staten Island Ferry Terminal (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Water Taxi Service From Staten Island To Start Monday

Staten Island residents on Monday will have a new temporary ferry service to help them get around in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.

11/25/2012

Sunday morning LIRR service Nov. 25, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

LIRR Service Back On All 11 Branches; PATH, Ferry Service Coming For Monday Commute

The Long Beach Branch had be running via diesel trains since service resumed nearly two weeks ago. The resumption of electric service now means that all 11 LIRR branches are fully operational for the first time since Sandy hit, Gov. Cuomo said.

11/25/2012

New Yorkers wait in traffic as they head into Manhattan from Brooklyn as the city continues to recover from superstorm Sandy on November 1, 2012. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: HOV Restrictions Lifted, Monday’s Commute Will Still Be ‘Slower Than Normal’

In a press conference Sunday afternoon, Mayor Bloomberg announced that the carpooling regulations put in place after Superstorm Sandy will not go back into effect for the work week.

11/04/2012

A New York City Police Officer watches for cars that do not have the required 3 or more passengers from entering the Manhattan Bridge from the BQE Expressway on November 1, 2012. (credit: Beth Keiser/Getty Images)

Carpooling Restrictions At Manhattan-Bound Bridges And Tunnels Lifted Friday Afternoon

“Although, if the city is so clogged the way it was last Wednesday where even emergency vehicles couldn’t get around we will reinstitute these,” Bloomberg said. “They did make a very big difference. Even though they do impact and inconvenience a lot of people, safety once again is the most powerful thing and the most important thing to us.”

11/02/2012

Traffic Approaching The Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge (credit: Matt Overton)

Carpooling Requirement Creates Nightmare Commute Into Manhattan

Vehicles entering Manhattan by the four East River bridges and the Lincoln Tunnel must have three or more passengers on Thursday and Friday between 6 a.m. and midnight.

11/01/2012

Measuring The Street

City-Sponsored Study Touts Benefits Of Pedestrian Plazas, Bike Lanes

A newly-released study has indicated that pedestrian plazas and protected bike lanes in New York City have been good news for local business, and for public safety.

CBS New York–10/24/2012

A sign indicating a red light camera - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Report: Yellow Lights At Some Camera-Equipped NYC Intersections Too Short

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is fighting to install more red-light cameras across the city.

10/08/2012

Central Park cyclist

New York City DOT Proposes Wider Bicycle, Jogging Lanes Along Central Park Loop

Under the plan, the walking lanes would double in size from seven feet wide to 14 feet wide. The bike lanes would widen from seven to 11 feet.

10/01/2012

Citi Bike Docking Station - New York, NY. (credit: Stan Brooks / 1010 WINS)

NYC DOT Releases Map Of Tentative Locations For Bike Sharing Program

New York City plans to eventually have 10,000 rent-a-bikes and 600 bike docking stations on the streets and sidewalks, making it the largest bike sharing program in the country.

05/11/2012

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