Department of Transportation
Mon, Feb 9, 2015, 3:25am
Protesters said that they hoped to use Brewer’s speech as a chance to demand that she take action against what they view as a lack of transparency and turnover on the Community Board 7 Transportation Committee.
Thu, Nov 13, 2014, 2:10am
Members of Friends of Stryker Park want to beautify an area of sidewalk between Amsterdam and Columbus avenues on the north side of West 97th Street, just west of P.S. 163. But members of Park West Village Tenants’ Association are concerned about increased pedestrian traffic a new plaza could...
Mon, Oct 27, 2014, 12:51am
The day’s events included student performances, lectures, and the serving of a giant Barnard Hall cake.
Thu, Jun 5, 2014, 11:44pm
Under the plan, first introduced in September 2013, the DOT will reduce lanes and create medians along Morningside Avenue between 116th and 126th streets in an attempt to reduce traffic speeds and improve safety for pedestrians.
Tue, Apr 29, 2014, 9:38pm
The bus lanes were supposed to be put in use this month, but according to the DOT, work was delayed because recent cold weather made it impossible to apply the paint and other markings needed to establish dedicated bus lanes.
Thu, Apr 10, 2014, 12:56am
The intersection at 96th Street and Broadway is officially going under the knife.
Fri, Mar 28, 2014, 2:08am
Manhattan residents proposed solutions ranging from better enforcement of red-light turns to educating cyclists at Wednesday's town hall.
Wed, Mar 12, 2014, 3:32am
Approval from the New York State Senate will be necessary before the city is able to reduce speed limits—a measure proposed by many traffic safety advocates and one that is mentioned in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero plan to improve pedestrian safety.
Fri, Mar 7, 2014, 4:31am
Members of Community Board 7 and traffic safety advocates are pushing for changes that will allow New York City to independently install speeding cameras as part of citywide efforts to reduce pedestrian fatalities.
Wed, Feb 19, 2014, 3:57am
The plan, which aims to drastically reduce traffic fatalities across the city, echoes various proposals put forth by city and state politicians over the past month.
By Anna Lokey