NYC Department of Transportation

One-way streets in the Bronx

Influx Of One-Way Streets In Bronx Community Causes Some Backlash

In the Norwood section of the Bronx, some residents and motorists are upset over a change in long-time traffic patterns. It has resulted in a bit of confusion.

08/17/2012

Traffic in Midtown Manhattan - Jun 5, 2012 (credit: NYC DOT)

NYC DOT: Midtown Traffic Flow Has Improved

If you’re driving around Midtown Manhattan, you may have recently noticed a litttle more go and a little less stop in your ride.

06/05/2012

A current light fixture on the Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

LEDs Coming To East River Bridges, Highways, Central Park

The way major parts of New York City are lit is in the midst of a big change, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported.

05/27/2012

Queensboro Bridge bolt and bracket

Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Incident Raises Question: Are NYC Bridges Safe?

There was more fallout Thursday stemming from an incident two days earlier when falling debris landed on a car on the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge. As city and state agencies appear to fight over responsibility, the former mayor, himself, weighed in.

02/23/2012

Silents Lights Proposal (credit: Artist Build Collaborative)

Proposed Public Art Installation Would Light Up Brooklyn Queens Expressway

It’s not nearly so grandiose as the waterfalls under the Brooklyn Bridge, but one group wants to add light and color to a pedestrian area under the BQE in Brooklyn.

01/05/2012

(credit: CBS 2)

Exclusive: Upper West Side Mosquito Mystery

An insect invasion is terrorizing New York City homeowners, making life miserable, even dangerous, for many families. Parents have been forced to take extreme measures to protect their children and their homes.

11/03/2011

NYC B-110 bus

Unwritten Policy Requires Women To Sit In The Back On One NYC Bus Line

After getting several complaints from passengers who had experiences — the Department of Transportation now says it is investigating the bus company — Private Transportation Corp. — for discrimination.

10/19/2011

Borough Park traffic island

Exclusive: Victory! Dangerous Borough Park Traffic Island Removed By DOT

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.

08/23/2011

NYC pothole

What Potholes? Department Of Transportation Gushes About Supposed Smooth Roads

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.

08/05/2011

Great Kills sidewalk

Staten Island Residents Furious Over Bill NYC Sent For Sidewalk Repair

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.

07/29/2011

A police car is seen in a pedestrian plaza at Times Square - New York, NY - Oct 5, 2010 (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

City Councilman: Baghdad’s Roads Better Than Many In NYC

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.

05/04/2011

Queens 'Sidewalk to Nowhere;

Exclusive: The Battle Over The ‘Sidewalk To Nowhere’

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.

04/28/2011

CBS2HD POTHOLE PATROL

Pothole Patrol: It Seems They’re Bigger And Badder Than Ever

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.

03/15/2011

Prospect Park bike lane

Landmark Lawsuit Alleges NYC Worked With ‘Radical’ Bike Lane Lobbyists

Irate Brooklyn residents have filed a first of its kind lawsuit demanding that a controversial bike lane be removed immediately.

03/07/2011

Borough Park traffic island

Dangerous Roads: Borough Park Wants ‘Island’ Action

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.

11/24/2010

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