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Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

New Corrals Bring Bike Parking to Ninth Avenue

The street will see several bike corrals added to complement recently installed bike lanes.

Chelsea »

Crosstown Bike Lanes Set to Connect Union Square to Hudson River Park

The proposed lanes would run along West 15th and West 16th streets.

Bed-Stuy »

Bike Share Coming to Bed-Stuy in Two Phases

The city's new proposed bike share phases will cut Bed-Stuy in two.

Hudson Heights »

97 Percent of Drivers Speed Near Hudson Heights School, DOT Found

Statistics from the Department of Transportation shows that 97 percent of drivers sped near P.S. 187.

Flatiron »

Giant Bird Sculpture Made of 5,000 Nails Flies Into Flatiron

The 12-foot-high sculpture, made from more than 5,000 nails, weighs a whopping 5 tons.

Gowanus »

Carroll Street Bridge Over Gowanus Canal Closing to Traffic

The bridge will close to all traffic starting April 1, Community Board 6 announced.

Astoria »

Tweaks Proposed for New Astoria Park Bike Lanes Amid Safety Concerns

Parks and DOT proposed slight changes for the new paths, which critics say are confusing and too narrow.

East Harlem »

Harlem Mall to Install New Truck Route Signs in Wake of Boy's Death

East River Plaza Mall is installing signs with maps after the death of Amar Diarrassouba, 6.

Park Slope »

New Bike Lanes and Parking Planned for Waterfront, Park Slope and Gowanus

New bike lanes are planned for Union and Sackett streets between Third Avenue and Van Brunt Street.

Financial District »

New Traffic Light Coming to Beekman Street After UPS Worker Killed by SUV

The crossing, which is near the Spruce Street School, has long been a cause of concern among parents.

Chinatown »

Fung Wah Bus Employees Gave $1,670 to Margaret Chin's Reelection

Margaret Chin got $1,670 from employees from the Fung Wah bus company, according to records.

New York City »

DOT Wants Speed Cameras Installed Near Schools

The Department of Transportation wants to crack down on speeders near schools.

East Harlem »

Plan to Launch Private Boston-to-New York Bus Line Raises Ire in Harlem

Joel Azumah says buses will leave four times daily from Harlem to Boston.

Williamsburg »

Woman Wearing a Muu-Muu Claims City Worker Beat Her Over Dog Poop

Ruth Cunningham-Morris claims she was walking Mischief on Williamsburg's waterfront before the attack.

Long Island City »

Calls for Safety Improvements on Queens Street Where 16-Year-Old Was Killed

Leaders called for changes on Thomson Avenue in Queens, where Tenzin Drudak was struck and killed Monday.