NYC congestion pricing: MTA's environmental assessment supports plan
A milestone in the process toward bringing congestion pricing to Lower Manhattan.
NYC DOT launches new platform to report double-parking, blocked bike and bus lanes
The NYC DOT has launched a new web platform where New York residents can report areas where double-parking and blocked bike and bus lanes often happen due to vehicles unloading and loading.
Fire in Staten Island Ferry engine room; boat evacuated
Five people suffered minor injuries when a fire broke out in the engine room of a Staten Island Ferry boat on Thursday evening.
NYC unveils traffic safety initiative for darker months
The New York City Department of Transportation has unveiled its new “Dusk and Darkness” campaign, part of a multi-agency effort to educate New Yorkers on the dangers of traveling in the darkness and enforce traffic safety laws.
Manhattan's Third Avenue to be redesigned with bike lanes
Third Avenue is made up of four vehicle lanes, two parking lanes, and one bus lane. NYCDOT is looking at transforming the artery into two vehicle lanes, two bus lanes, a bike path, and widened sidewalks.
NYC traffic violence is 'public health crisis,' official says
The commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation wants more speed cameras put in school zones and more red-light cameras at dangerous intersections. But the city can't do this without permission from Albany.
NYC to tackle double-parking on the Upper East Side
The Department of Transportation is considering two plans to stop double and even triple parking on the Upper East Side.
Restaurants frustrated by confusing NYC outdoor dining rules
Outdoor dining structures have become a fixture on NYC's streets, but the transit workers union is taking issue with some of them, saying they're blocking bus lanes.
Pedestrians, cyclists say mopeds are invading NYC bike lanes
The city's bridges are back to being packed full during the morning rush, and cyclists say motorcycles and mopeds are invading their already narrow pathways.
NYC restaurants struggling with winter outdoor dining restrictions
Restaurants will have to rearrange their curbside setups again if they want to continue serving customers in New York City this winter.
Revel mopeds return to NYC streets despite several deaths to customers
The shared moped service Revel, which suspended service in New York City, is returning to city streets with new rules including a 21-question safety test, the company announced Thursday.
NYC restaurants hoping Phase Three of reopening will mean more business
Restaurants, nail and tanning salons, and tattoo parlors across New York City are patiently awaiting the beginning of Phase Three of reopening, currently scheduled for July 6.
Alternate side parking rules return June 22; mayor calls for permanent changes
After months of alternate side parking rules mostly suspended, they're back in effect starting Monday, June 22.
Pedestrian struck and killed in Kew Gardens could be first in 2 months
A pedestrian was struck and killed in Kew Gardens, Queens Monday morning. The man was hit by a vehicle in front of 124-50 Metropolitan Avenue at about 6:30 a.m.
Traffic slowly returns to New York City's streets
Weeks after New York City's streets were left almost barren by the coronavirus shutdown, cars are returning to the roads once again.
No pedestrian deaths in NYC since start of coronavirus outbreak
Since the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic no pedestrian has been struck and killed by a vehicle in New York City-- the longest period without a pedestrian fatality since the city began tracking those deaths in 1983.
NYC seeing uptick in speeding violations during coronavirus lockdown
With so many people staying home, traffic in New York City has never been lighter, leading to some drivers taking advantage by breaking the speed limit across the city and an increase in speeding tickets.
NYC to designate at least 40 miles of streets for pedestrians only
New York City will open some streets to pedestrians only during the pandemic.
Speeding incidents spike in NYC during coronavirus lockdown
You may have figured far fewer cars on the streets would make New York City safer, but in reality, since the lockdown began the city has found speeding has grown as much as 200 percent in some places. Now, officials are reminding drivers that observing the speed limit is a small, simple sacrifice during the coronavirus pandemic.
Speeding incidents rise in NYC as coronavirus leaves streets deserted
Officials are reminding drivers in New York City to be careful on the roads, as a lack of traffic due to the coronavirus pandemic has led to a spike in speeding incidents across the city.