Mayor De Blasio Says 14th Street Busway Here To Stay, More Coming SoonBack in October, the busy cross-town street was closed to commuters from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. to improve up bus service in the area.
Commuter Alert: MTA Starts Fining Drivers Caught On Camera Blocking 14th Street Bus LanesThe MTA installed forward-facing cameras on the buses themselves back in November to capture cars blocking bus lanes.
Business Owners To NYC: Changes To 14th Street Vehicle Traffic Are Killing UsThe city may be praising faster commute times on it's first major busway along 14th Street, but many small businesses there are complaining about the changes. They say it's killing their sales.
Mayor De Blasio Signs 'Master Plan' Redesigning City Streets In Favor Of Buses And Bikes Over CarsThe sweeping agenda calls for transforming streets to speed up buses and make it safer for cyclists and pedestrians.
Bus-Boarding Platforms Being Installed Along 14th Street To Speed Up Service, Clear SidewalksThe idea is to create a dedicated space for customers to wait for and board buses, making it faster, more convenient and safer to get from the sidewalk to the bus.
Council Speaker Corey Johnson Says He Supports Banning Cars From Busy Crosstown StreetsJohnson told WNYC the city should consider making 34th and 42nd streets open to only buses and trucks, like the 14th Street busway that took effect earlier this month.
Commuter Alert: 14th Street Busway Changes Take Effect Today In ManhattanPassenger cars are no longer allowed to drive straight across the street, because the route is reserved for buses and trucks.