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Long Island City »

Dutch Kills Residents Call for Stops Signs, Lights to Curb Speeding Cars

The neighborhood has a growing pedestrian population, as more residential buildings and hotels move in.

East Village »

Former Ms. Wheelchair America Struggles with East Village Curbs and Steps

Alexandra McArthur, 25, is on a mission to make the East Village more accessible to those in wheelchairs.

TriBeCa »

City to Paint Mural on Street Near TriBeCa Citi Bike Station

The city is covering part of Franklin Street in a painted design to celebrate the launch of Citi Bike.

Midtown »

DOT Chops Up Citi Bike Station in Midtown

Portions of a station on Broadway were moved several feet uptown from 57th Street closer of 58th Street.

TriBeCa »

City Wants to Put Bike Lane on TriBeCa Sidewalk

The Varick Street bike lane is part of a larger plan to add lanes from TriBeCa to Union Square.

Park Slope »

DOT Safety Plan for Fourth Avenue Finally Approved by Community Board 6

After tweaks by DOT, including removing some left turn bans, Community Board 6 approved the safety plan.

Sunnyside »

New Bike Lanes Proposed for Long Island City and Sunnyside

The DOT will install a number of shared and dedicated bike lanes in Western Queens by the year's end.

Rego Park »

Queens Pol Demands Speed Cameras at Rego Park Intersection Near School

The intersection of Junction Blvd. and the Horace Harding Expressway is dangerous, pol says.  

Chinatown »

New Pedestrian Signs Aim to Help Lost New Yorkers and Tourists

The first sign, showing local landmarks and walking times, was installed at Mulberry and Worth streets.

Inwood »

Alternate Side Parking Enforcement Resumes in Northern WaHi and Inwood

Traffic agents began enforcing the rules Monday, nearly two months after they were suspended in the area.

SoHo »

SoHo Residents Sue DOT Over Citi Bike Station in Petrosino Square

A group of angry residents filed a lawsuit demanding the city move a bike station from the SoHo park.

Park Slope »

Park Slope Restaurant Gets Bike Corral Parking

On-street bike parking was installed on Union Street in front of Rose Water restaurant.


Tourists Memorialize Brooklyn Bridge Visits With Ugly Graffiti Tags

Tourists are writing their names on the span's beams and stone towers to memorialize their experience.

Inwood »

Alternate Side Parking Rules to Resume in Northern Manhattan

Alternate side enforcement is set to go back in effect June 24.

Long Island City »

Citi Bike Should Expand to Western Queens, Leaders Say

Community members say they want bike sharing in Astoria, Long Island City, Woodside and Sunnyside.