Bloomberg Unveils Redesign Of Times Square Pedestrian PlazaPart of the Crossroads of the World is undergoing a three-year, $40 million makeover in an effort to make the area more pedestrian friendly.
Bright Lights, Big City: NYC Swapping All 250,000 Street Lights To LEDLEDs can last for up to 20 years before they need to be replaced compared with a six-year life for the current high-pressure sodium street lights. The initiative will save the city about $14 million a year, Mayor Bloomberg said.
Speed Cameras To Make Their Debut In School Zones Across All 5 BoroughsThe cameras are being set up in chronic speeding spots within a quarter-mile of some schools. The city has identified 100 areas in school zones where speeding is an issue.
City To Install 20 Speed Cameras Near SchoolsThe first round of cameras will be installed near schools where it's been documented that at least 75 percent of drivers broke the speed limit, the city announced.
NYC Installing New Maps To Help Pedestrians Navigate The StreetsIn a recent survey conducted by the Department of Transportation, 10 percent of those polled admitted to being lost in the past week and one out of three didn't know which way was north.
Speed Cameras Could Soon Be Coming Near New York City SchoolsNew York State lawmakers have approved a bill allowing the city to install speed cameras in front of New York City schools.
DOT: Citi Bike Has Logged More Than 250,000 RidesThe new Citi Bike bicycle sharing program has surpassed 250,000 rides in less than three weeks of operation, the city announced Sunday.
Officials Look For Ways To Reduce Speeding Around NYC SchoolsSen. Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester) said speeding is a real problem in the city, but it can be especially dangerous around schools.
Commuters Frustrated As Citi Bike Docking Stations Break DownThousands of people are enjoying the new Citi Bike shared bicycles every day, but many stations are still being plagued with persistent problems.
NYC Claims Bike-Share Program Had 100,000 Rides In First 10 Days Of OperationDepartment of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan announced Wednesday more than 30,000 riders have signed up as annual members. She says the program has had more than 6,000 daily and weekly users, too.
Bloomberg Officially Launches NYC's Long-Awaited Bike Sharing ProgramNew York City’s controversial bike share program rolled out on Monday for roughly 15,000 annual members who will have one week of exclusive access before daily and weekly memberships start on June 2.
Course Helps Inexperienced Cyclists Prepare For NYC Bike ShareA week from today, Citi Bike stations in Manhattan and Brooklyn will go online, and thousands of inexperienced cyclists rolling out.
City Unveils Wider Ramps On Brooklyn Bridge To Ease CongestionNew York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan calls the congestion between the bridge and the FDR Drive "the Brooklyn Bridge Squeeze."
Sadik-Khan: NYC Bike-Sharing System Set To Launch Next Month The Transportation Commissioner said that roughly half the bike stations were moved from their originally proposed locations after input from neighbors.
LaHood Delivers Check For New York Sandy Transportation RebuildingU.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood stopped by the Battery Friday to bring New York a check for $287 million to rebuild roads, bridges, and tunnels damaged by superstorm Sandy and other storms.