DOT head calls on Albany to give up control of speed cameras in NYC
Lawmakers are looking to curb the number of traffic fatalities, arguing that city control over speed cameras would make for safer streets.
May 9, 9:32 PM
The future of outdoor dining in NYC will feature 'roadway cafes,' but no more dining sheds
The DOT said dining sheds are out, but roadway cafes are in for 2023.
Feb 15, 2:39 PM
Here's How You Can Take Part In The Future Of NYC's Outdoor Dining
There will be five presentations on outdoor dining designs, guidelines, process and goals at Borough Boards and two virtual roundtable discussions, and all will be open to the public.
Nov 19, 2021 9:51 AM
NYC Takes Major Step Toward Making Outdoor Dining Permanent
This week, the City Planning Commission voted unanimously for a zoning text amendment which will create a clean slate for the city to develop and regulate a permanent outdoor dining program.
Nov 16, 2021 2:21 PM
NYC Wants Your Help Improving Outdoor Dining Designs & Rules
The city is launching a public engagement process to improve the designs and rules regarding permanent outdoor dining setups.
Oct 6, 2021 4:19 PM
Video: Long-Awaited Bike Lane Opens On Brooklyn Bridge
The new configuration — the bridge's first since the trolley tracks were removed in 1950 — earned mixed reviews from cyclists on its inaugural day.
Sep 14, 2021 6:13 PM
Electric Scooter Share Program Makes Long-Awaited Debut In The Bronx
Proponents of the scooters say they offer a low-cost, unintimidating travel option in an area of the city underserved by mass transit and lacking access to Citi Bike.
Aug 18, 2021 10:19 AM
De Blasio's Final Year Of Vision Zero Begins With Surging Pedestrian Deaths
The number of pedestrian fatalities is up 65% in the first four months of this year, the highest total since Mayor de Blasio took office.
May 4, 2021 1:02 PM
Snow Going: New Yorkers Are Still Digging Out
On Thursday afternoon, the Department of Sanitation said that 95% of bike lanes had been cleared, but that does not mean they are cleared for long, as drivers, property owners, and more plows move the snow around the streetscape.
Feb 4, 2021 4:58 PM
NYC Women To Fill Key Positions In Biden's Transportation Agencies
There’s hope that with so many locals at the federal level the city might get more federal support.
Jan 28, 2021 3:15 PM
Cyclist Killed In Collision With MTA Bus Driver In Williamsburg
A witness said that the cyclist was heading to work when he was killed.
Dec 24, 2020 10:52 AM
Polly Trottenberg Quits De Blasio's DOT As Traffic Deaths Continue To Rise
"We're looking a period where, the statistical gains of Vision Zero are being erased."
Nov 23, 2020 3:36 PM
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