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New Springville »

Speed Camera at Confusing Staten Island Junction to Be Taken Down

The bus lane camera will be removed after it was accused of trapping motorists.

Financial District »

Loud Late-Night Con Ed Work Keeps FiDi Residents Awake

Con Edison admitted to "late-night chainsawing" near the construction site of a new high-rise.

St. George »

City Looks to Add Free WiFi to Staten Island Ferry Boats

The city has asked private companies to send plans to add wireless Internet to the Staten Island Ferry.

TriBeCa »

Art Hits Street Under TriBeCa Citi Bike Station

The city recently painted the Franklin Street mural to celebrate the launch of the program.

New Springville »

Motorists Being Trapped by Speed Camera at Confusing SI Junction, Pols Say

Politicians called on the DOT to remove the camera at a traffic light in New Springville.

East Village »

DOT Temporarily Removes Mosaic Man's 9/11 Tribute at Astor Place

 Jim Power has plastered dozens of traffic poles in the East Village with his vibrant tile artworks .

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Co-Op Wants DOT to Remove Bench After Homeless Woman Takes Up Residence

A new CityBench at 10th Avenue and 46th Street has become a magnet for the homeless, locals say.

Midtown »

City to Unlock $1.4M for Midtown Streetscape Improvements

The money, meant for streetscape upgrades, has sat unused for more than a decade.

Upper West Side »

Restaurants Get 3,000 Tix for Breaking Bike Laws in Just Four Months

The city DOT started issuing fines in April to restaurants whose delivery workers broke bike rules.

Upper East Side »

Intersection Where Teen Was Killed by Car Needs Immediate Fix, Pol Warns

The intersection of Third Avenue and East 60th Street has been the site of two deaths since 2010.

Financial District »

Four-Year Broadway Reconstruction Project Begins Downtown

The $42 million project will shut down portions of Broadway between Rector and Ann streets.

Long Island City »

No Timeline Yet for Citi Bike's Launch in Long Island City, DOT Says

Launch of bike share in LIC, Greenpoint and north Williamsburg hinges on Sandy Relief funds, DOT said.

Astoria »

Astoria Park to Go Car-Free for Annual Shore Fest Celebration

Shore Boulevard along the Astoria Park waterfront will close down to cars for three Sundays in August.

Upper West Side »

Pedestrian Plaza Plan for 97th St. and Columbus Ave. Draws Mixed Reactions

Nearby residents decried the idea of putting a public plaza on West 97th Street. 

Gramercy »

Summer Streets Returns With New Seven-Block Art Installation

The Park Avenue Tunnel has been added to the Summer Streets route for the first time.