Former NYC DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg Named Deputy Secretary Of TransportationTrottenberg stepped down from her job in New York City last month to join Biden's presidential transition team.
Mayor De Blasio Appoints Margaret Forgione Acting Department Of Transportation CommissionerForgione has 26 years of experience in the department and is the DOT's current chief operations officer.
Polly Trottenberg, NYC's Department Of Transportation Commissioner And Champion Of 'Vision Zero,' ResignsIt's the end of the road for Mayor Bill de Blasio's transportation commissioner. Polly Trottenberg is quitting, perhaps to take a job with President-elect Joe Biden.
NYC Lowering Speed Limit On Key Streets After Increase In Motor Vehicle DeathsDepartment of Transportation officials announced Tuesday they are reducing speed limits by five miles per hour on nine of the most dangerous streets across the five boroughs.
Concerns Raised About Safety Of Some Outdoor Dining Seating In Hell's Kitchen As Indoor Dining Is PostponedSome restaurants have wooden barricades around their tables, but others have less stable barriers.
While Mayor Says Closing NYC Streets Needed For Rise In Bike Riders, Actual Numbers Tell Another StoryMore city streets are being closed to cars, and the city plans to add more bike lanes for people to use during the pandemic, but some commuters are worried what that will do to traffic once things start to reopen.
Coronavirus In New York: 'Open Streets' Initiative Starts Early, Bringing Out Cooped-Up New YorkersSeven miles of streets are now closed throughout the city.
NYC Announces Pilot Program That Replaces Some Delivery Trucks With Electric Cargo BikesInternet deliveries are literally choking the streets, accounting for more than 1 million packages per day and counting. But now, transportation officials have a new way to ease delivery congestion.
Point Of View: DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg On Pedestrian And Bike SafetyThe commissioner is trying to steer the city clear of traffic deaths and revolutionize the way people get around.
New York City DOT Announces 'Green Wave' Bike Safety PlanWith the number of cyclists killed on the streets of New York rising, city transportation officials have unveiled a new safety program.
NYC Set To Drop Speeds On West Side Highway South Of 59thTraffic on the West Side Highway is about to move even slower. City and state officials want to reduce the speed limit in order to keep pedestrians and cyclists safer.
Madison Avenue Fighting Latest Controversial DOT Plan That Blocks NYC Storefronts With Bus SheltersThe avenue has long been synonymous with fashion and advertising. There are plenty of high-end shops with window displays designed to entice consumers. Those views may soon change.
DOT: Through Traffic On 14th Street To End ThursdayHuge changes are coming to 14th Street in Manhattan starting Thursday. The busy crosstown route will close to through traffic.
For First Time, Protected Bike Lanes Will Remain Open During U.N. General Assembly Gridlock Alert DaysThe U.N. General Assembly kicks off on Sept. 23 and runs through the 30th.
Judge Stops NYC's Controversial Plan To Ban Cars From 14th Street“Are you trying to get rid of cars in Manhattan?” CBS2’s Ali Bauman asked. “No I'm not trying to get rid of cars in Manhattan,” DOT commissioner Polly Trottenberg replied.