New York City is installing more speed cameras near schools as part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero plan.
City officials are hoping that by lowering the speed limit from 30 to 25 mph and ticketing drivers, they can help prevent future fatalities.
New York State Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) has partnered with the city Department of Transportation for an effort to distribute receipt holders for those who park using Muni meters.
The state Assembly approved the city’s request late Thursday and the Senate followed suit early Friday morning as the Legislature worked to adjourn their six-month session.
State Sen. Dean Skelos said the City Council’s measure to lower the speed limit to 25 mph might not come to the Senate floor for a vote.
The words “smile, you’re on candid camera” have taken on new meaning in the city’s crackdown on speeding motorists.
City Island residents were claiming victory Sunday in its fight against a planned new bridge to the Bronx that they thought was out of scale with their small, maritime community.
Traffic lights will be re-timed and enforcement will stepped up in the new slow zones, where the speed limit drops 5 miles per hour from 30 to 25.
Police and the city Department of Transportation on Wednesday announced a “slow zone” that will be implemented on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn, in an effort to reduce speeding.
New York City officials on Tuesday unvieled nine camera-equipped trailers to be placed in highway work zones in an effort to deter and document reckless driving.
The program that operates the ubiquitous blue bikes is in the red. Without an infusion of green, the bike share program could fade to black.
Citi Bike is wildly popular with 98,000 New Yorkers signed up for a $95 annual membership, yet it’s thus far unprofitable and remains in the red.
Mayor de Blasio has waged a war against potholes in New York City.
On the eve of his swearing-in, New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio announced five more high-level administration appointments.