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.
Safety Advocates Calling For City To Fast-Track Final Phase Of Queens Boulevard ConstructionThey want a continuation of the service road bike lanes.
If Bike-Share Expansion Happens It May Not Involve Citi BikeNew York City is looking for ways to expand bike sharing, but the solution might not come from the Citi Bike program.
Groups Urge City To Adopt Their Agenda To Fix Transit SystemRepresentatives of eight advocacy groups gathered outside City Hall Thursday, urging all candidates for city office from the mayor on down to adopt their comprehensive transportation agenda to fix the city’s transit system.
M66 Wins Pokey Award For City's Slowest BusThe Schleppie Award for the least reliable service was a tie between the M1 and the M101, 102 and 103.
Speed Cameras Turned On Near Schools Around New York CityLead-footed drivers beware – the city on Tuesday was flipping the switch to the “on” position for all 140 speed cameras in New York City.
Advocacy Group: Pump $2.4 Billion Per Year Into Fixing Dangerous RoadsAn advocacy group said Tuesday said while the mayor’s program to improve traffic safety is admirable, it will require a lot more effort – and a lot more money – to make the city’s roads truly safe.
NYC Installing Side Guards On City Trucks To Protect Pedestrians, CyclistsNew York City is launching a measure designed to keep pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists from getting trapped under a truck in a collision.
M79 Deemed Slowest Bus In NYC; M15 Named Least ReliableThe Straphangers Campaign and Transportation Alternatives have given out their 2014 Pokey and Schleppie awards.
Traffic Fatalities Down Under Mayor De Blasio's Vision Zero Effort Forty were killed this year, compared with 60 during the same period last year, and those injured by vehicles dropped by 8 percent.
Protesters Cover NYPD Signs Urging Pedestrian Safety On Upper West SideSigns of tension erupted on the Upper West Side Tuesday, as a pedestrian set up signs protesting a police initiative targeting pedestrians following a series of traffic deaths.
City Council Committees Hear De Blasio's Traffic Safety PlanMayor Bill de Blasio pitched his "Vision Zero" plan as an aggressive crack down on speeding and other traffic violations in an effort to reduce fatalities in New York City.
After Policy Change, NYPD Begins Responding To Crashes With Serious Injuries Previously, crash investigators were summoned only when at least one victim had died or was "likely to die.''
Lawmakers, Advocates Want Countdown Clocks Installed At NYC Bus StationsCouncilman Brad Lander and other lawmakers say countdown clocks at city bus shelters will make commuting for New Yorkers a little easier.
Nation's Largest Bike Share System To Launch In May 2013The country's largest bike sharing system will launch in New York City next spring.