Department of Transportation

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.

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, 3:19am

Despite pressure from local politicians to implement traffic-calming measures along a stretch of Morningside Avenue, Community Board 10 leaders said at a meeting last Thursday that they want a revised plan from the Department of Transportation before continuing discussions.

Fri, Jan 31, 2014, 2:31am

The Department of Transportation unveiled plans for extensive safety changes to the 96th Street and Broadway intersection at a public meeting with Community Board 7 on Thursday night.

Mon, Jan 27, 2014, 1:49am

Better signage and longer pedestrian signals have been implemented at the 97th Street and West End Avenue intersection after District 6 City Council member Helen Rosental met with Department of Transportation officials.

Wed, Jan 22, 2014, 1:33am

Local activists keen on making a stretch of Morningside Avenue safer for pedestrians hope recent accidents and a renewed citywide concern for road safety will provide the political will to move a long-awaited traffic-calming plan for the avenue forward.

Thu, Dec 5, 2013, 3:34am

City Council member Gale Brewer has called on the Department of Transportation to apply for federal funding to expand its bike-share program to the Upper West Side.