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New York Traffic

Dance Like Everyone's Watching

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 11.27.2013 | New York

Mentoria Hutchinson, a 62-year-old traffic cop in New York City, dances her way through life, and while directing traffic. "I've never seen anyone...

East Village Car Crash Injures Eight People

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 08.19.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A car rocketing down an avenue in Manhattan's dense East Village swerved out of control, plowed down a sidewalk and smashed through a...

WATCH: NYPD Cops Lift Cab Off Pedestrian

Posted 01.15.2013 | New York

Hero cops came to the rescue of a 19-year-old man after he was struck and pinned beneath a New York City taxi. Police officers from the 40th Precin...

Long Island Expressway Shut Down After Crash Causes Messy Pileup

AP | FRANK ELTMAN | Posted 02.18.2013 | New York

SHIRLEY, N.Y. — A tractor-trailer smashed into several vehicles on a major highway on Wednesday afternoon, setting off a chain reaction of fiery...

The Case for Speed Cameras

Matthew Titone | Posted 11.08.2012 | New York
Matthew Titone

Despite all the hoopla and controversy, speed cameras may soon be a reality for the five boroughs of New York City. I hope local law makers and people throughout the country consider the benefits of speed cameras as safety tools.

WATCH: Runaway Horse In Columbus Circle Collides With Car

Posted 08.17.2012 | New York

FDNY confirmed on Thursday a carriage horse near Columbus Circle ran away and collided with a car. The accident occurred at the corner of Ninth Av...

WATCH: How The City Prepares For An Obama Visit

Posted 06.22.2012 | New York

From ensnarling traffic headaches to calamitous wine shortages in the West Village, President Obama's visits to New York are known to cause quite the ...

WATCH: School Bus Overturns After Collision With Taxi

AP | Posted 06.18.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Authorities say one adult was seriously hurt when a school bus collided with a taxi and overturned in New York City. The Fire Department ...

City Looking To Punish Delivery Bikers

Posted 05.30.2012 | New York

City Council members are reportedly looking into increasing fines to $100 for delivery cyclists who illegally ride on sidewalks. The Daily News rep...

DOT Approves Plan To Make Dangerous Delancey Street Safer

Posted 02.09.2012 | New York

Thanks to the city's Department of Transportation, a new plan is in the works to improve the busy intersections of Delancey Street into a more safe ar...

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, ...

Obama Visit And Rockefeller Tree Lighting To Cause Traffic Nightmare

Posted 11.30.2011 | New York

City drivers beware - A presidential visit coupled with the annual Rockefeller tree lighting ceremony will be causing major traffic delays in Manhatta...

Pedestrian Activist Struck And Killed By Car

Posted 11.17.2011 | New York

Patricia Dolan, an activist in Queens who refused to drive and fought tirelessly for pedestrian safety, was struck and killed by a car Tuesday night, ...

MTA To Start Weeknight Repair Shutdowns In January

Posted 11.14.2011 | New York

In honor of Jay Lhota's first day as MTA chief on Monday, the MTA has some bad news with plans to begin repair closures on weeknights beginning Januar...

City Introduces Audible Pedestrian Signs

Posted 11.28.2011 | New York

The city debuted the installation of audible pedestrian signals at 25 intersections throughout the city on Wednesday. The new system will aid pedestri...

UN General Assembly: What It Means For NYC

Posted 11.19.2011 | New York

While President Obama is expected to discuss the ever complicated Palestinian statehood question and Russia headache at this month's United Nations Ge...

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...

Slow Traffic In Manhattan Is Here To Stay: Wednesdays Worst For Gridlock

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

If you are thinking of driving in Manhattan on a Wednesday, perhaps to take in a Broadway matinee, think again: it is the most congested day of the we...

Pedicab Junction

Kaity Tong | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kaity Tong

Those pedicab drivers are some of the toughest sons of a gun I have ever seen. How do they remain so friendly after hauling ungodly poundage through unfriendly New York traffic?

Obama's New York Visit Details

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Warning to all New Yorkers: the President is in town today and that means more gridlock!! Here's the schedule of the POTUS visit from the White House....

Traffic Study Shows Nobody, Not Even Police, Is Watching

New York Post | Tom Namako, David Seifman and Jamie Schram | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

When it comes to driving, the city's streets might as well be the Wild West, where lawlessness abounds, sheriffs look the other way -- and people die ...

Drivers In NY Rush Hour Wasted 380 M. Hours

Newsday | ALFONSO A. CASTILLO | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Drivers in the New York area wasted nearly 380 million hours stuck in rush-hour traffic in 2007 - second only to those in Los Angeles - according to a...