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Fort George »

Colorful New Murals Unveiled at 191st Street Tunnel

The project features pieces by well-known street artists Queen Andrea and Cope2.

Upper West Side »

Dozens of New Citi Bike Stations Coming to UWS by End of Summer, DOT Says

The 39 stations will mostly sit along roadways and not on sidewalks, DOT officials said.

Fort George »

Run-Down 191st Street Tunnel Gets New Lighting

The DOT recently installed LED fixtures and says more improvements are on the way.

SoHo »

Developer Promises Not to Put Big-Box Store in Glassy SoHo Building

The developer of 19 E. Houston St. said it will limit retail to 10,000 square feet.

Inwood »

Dark, Dirty 191st Street 1 Train Tunnel to Get Safety Improvements

The DOT plans to add new lighting and install signage to ward off rogue cyclists in the passageway.

Upper West Side »

Councilman Calls on DOT to Make Safety Improvements on Amsterdam Ave.

Mark Levine sent a letter to DOT asking for street improvements following two pedestrian accidents.

Upper West Side »

MAP: 10 Most Dangerous Intersections for Pedestrians on the UWS

The data showed that failure to yield was the second leading cause of crashes. 

Washington Heights »

Street Parking Near New York Presbyterian Could Be Removed to Ease Traffic

Spaces need to be removed to boost emergency vehicle response times, a hospital representative said.

Inwood »

DOT Proposes Banning Left Turns at Busy Dyckman Street Intersection

Proponents say banning left turns will boost safety at the Dyckman, Broadway and Riverside intersection.

Central Harlem »

MTA, DOT Offer Revised Plan to Speed LaGuardia Bus Service

Harlem residents had complained that the plan to speed the M60 bus ignored the needs of the community.

Upper West Side »

Controversial Bike Lane to be Extended on Columbus Ave.

After months of debate, the local community board approved a 32-block extension to a bike lane.

Upper West Side »

Revised Columbus Avenue Bike Lane Plan Restores 25 Parking Spaces

The city restored 25 parking spots along its proposed 26-block bike lane extension for Columbus Ave. 

Central Harlem »

Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard Changes Are Causing Problems, Critics Say

The changes to Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard are sparking controversy with Harlem neighbors.

Harlem »

Harlem Residents Fight Plan to Narrow Lanes on Deadly Boulevard

The DOT said it will begin making changes to Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard in August.

Central Harlem »

Deadly Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard to Get a Makeover, DOT Says

Ten people have been killed along the Harlem Boulevard over the past six years.