Department of Transportation

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.
Fri, Feb 14, 2014, 1:44am
Concerns about wheelchair accessibility and parking spaces are the latest in a long debate about the Department of Transportation’s plan to speed up bus service along 125th Street.
Wed, Feb 5, 2014, 2:43am
Amid citywide criticism of police cracking down on jaywalking on the 96th Street and Broadway intersection, 24th precinct officials said that their focus remained on enforcing vehicular violations.
Mon, Feb 3, 2014, 7:45pm
The changes proposed to the intersection of Broadway and 96th Street answer a longtime call for better street safety.

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