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Citi Bikes Hurting Rental Business, Workers Say

| Posted 08.31.2013 | New York

UPPER EAST SIDE -- They're circling the Citi Bikes to stay in business. Central Park South bike shops are intercepting tourists as they belly up to...

WATCH: 'A Day With New York City's Pothole Repair Crew'

Posted 01.03.2013 | New York

In a city clogged with some of the worst traffic in the nation, it's no surprise New York City employs an army of diligent workers to ensure roads are...

Time To Tear Down These Barricades?

AP | Posted 07.02.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- A New York City community board is asking the city to remove metal gates around the famous Charging Bull statue in Lower Manhattan's finan...

MAP: 600 CitiBike Bike Share Station Spots

Posted 05.11.2012 | New York

Pumped for the summer? Well, the city's department of transportation is doling out yet another reason to be excited with the release of a new map draf...

Oops! Huge Misprint On Stanton Street

AP | Posted 03.25.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Everyone who's ever gone to school should know how to spell "school." But someone who plastered a school crossing sign on the street in...

WATCH: 'Silent Lights' Project Plans For Interactive Lights Under BQE

Posted 12.22.2011 | New York

The often traffic-snarled BQE may not be getting its much needed makeover to fix its dilapidated routes, but if the power of Kickstarter has its way, ...

A Street Closing in Queens Hurts Business but Unites a Community

Daniel Medina | Posted 01.30.2012 | New York
Daniel Medina

The customers are gone. Empty red steel chairs line rows of computer desks where they once sat. A tall stack of bills lies on a cracking, worn-out wooden desk that cannot be repaired until business is good again, if that is anytime soon.

Judge Dismisses Lawsuit To Remove Brooklyn Bike Lane

Posted 10.17.2011 | New York

A lawsuit brought against the city for installing the divisive Prospect Park West bike lane was dismissed Tuesday, The New York Times reports. Sup...

'Summer Streets' Will Take Over 7 Miles Of Manhattan Roads

Posted 08.28.2011 | New York

Once again, the New York City Department of Transportation will clear seven miles of Manhattan streets this August on three consecutive Saturdays for ...

Report: Every 35 Hours A New Yorker Dies In A Traffic Crash

Posted 08.09.2011 | New York

Someone is killed in a New York City traffic accident every 35 hours, according to a new report from the advocacy group Transportation Alternatives an...

'You The Man' App Helps Drunk New Yorkers Get Home

Bed-Stuy, NY Patch | C. Zawadi Morris | Email the Author | 10:00am | Posted 06.25.2011 | New York

In an effort to help reduce drunk driving and pedestrian fatalities in New York City, The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) has introdu...

Taming a Dangerous Intersection in Brooklyn

Jeff Sherman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jeff Sherman

The first time you see the intersection of Washington and Atlantic, it's a shock. You're walking through a quiet Brooklyn neighborhood of brownstones, and suddenly you hit an eight-lane highway.

The Tremendous Potential (and Ultimate Limitations) of Buses

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

Improving bus service is the low-hanging fruit, the missing link in the city's transportation network. But there is still considerable opposition to Select Bus Service in New York City.

The Bike Lane Wars

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

There is a solution to New York city traffic, but I don't think Marty Markowitz will like it. We must take steps to reduce the number of cars on the road, even as the city's population grows.