NYC Department of Transportation
It was a rare mea culpa from the New York City Department of Transportation. On Tuesday it began jack-hammering traffic islands in Borough Park that blocked ambulances, fire trucks and other emergency vehicles.
The DOT said on Thursday the city’s streets are in their best shape in six years. They said 72.3 percent of the roads were in good condition as of June 30. That number is up from 70.8 percent in 2010.
They were stuck with the bill. There was and frustration Friday for some Staten Island homeowners who say the city damaged their sidewalks, then made them pay to fix it.
There was a contentious hearing Tuesday on NYC’s controversial pedestrian plaza program. One city councilman demanded that the Department of Transportation get back to basics and fix roads.
It’s a story of government bureaucracy that may be out of control. New York City wants a Queens homeowner to install a sidewalk on a block where other sidewalks don’t exist — and foot the bill.
Many of us have heard the sound that can lead to more than $200 leaving your pocket — and it’s all because thousands of city streets resemble war-torn terrain.
Irate Brooklyn residents have filed a first of its kind lawsuit demanding that a controversial bike lane be removed immediately.
It’s pushback for a dangerous traffic island in Borough Park. In surprise move, the community board voted it down and a Department of Sanitation boss dared to say it could cause injuries and deaths.
Angry drivers, along with a determined borough president and a city councilman, got the Department of Transportation to erase a bike lane in Staten Island.
The Department of Transportation has struck again. This time it’s a pedestrian island in Marine Park, Brooklyn. It’s great for pedestrians, but a nightmare for drivers.
NYC’s Department of Transportation has struck again. The agency has installed traffic islands on Fort Hamilton Parkway — a busy road in Borough Park. Residents say the cement addition is causing chaos on the street.
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