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Street Signs

Faded street sign in the Bronx (Credit: CBS 2)

Where Are We? Bronx Residents Fed Up With Faded, Missing Street Signs

Dozens of street signs in the Bronx are either too faded to read or just plain missing.


Missing Street Sign In Ridgewood (credit: CBS 2)

Safety Concerns Arise After Street Signs Go Missing In Ridgewood

At least 75 traffic, stop and street signs have disappeared in the past month in Ridgewood.


Street signs for L.I.E. upgrade (credit: CBS 2)

Upgrade Project Along L.I.E. Will Replace Lighted Signs With Reflective Signs

The sign replacement project will begin at the city line heading east-bound. There will be lane closures as crews work on the upgrades one mile at a time, from 10:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. five nights a week.


43rd Avenue - Douglaston - Queens, NY (file / credit: Google Maps)

Street Names In Douglaston Going Retro

This Queens neighborhood used to have streets named after things seen every day, like a church. Then the Queens grid took over. Now, things are going back to the way they once were, though many never actually spoke of the streets using the numbers.


Rye, NY (file / credit: City of Rye)

Rye Selling Old Street Signs To Help Pay For New Ones

They’re changing the street signs in the city of Rye to abide by a federal mandate.


The corner of Mulberry Street and Hester Street - New York, NY - Sep 21, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass /

NYC Might Not Go Ahead With Sign Changes

The Federal Highway Administration had been requiring all cities to change their street signs to a mix of upper and lower case letters so they’d be easier to read.


The corner of Mulberry Street and Hester Street - New York, NY - Sep 21, 2010 - Photo: Evan Bindelglass /

Feds Force NYC To Replace All Street Signs

Is it a safety issue, or just plain stupid? The federal government is requiring New York City to change the lettering on all of its street signs.