Lowery Plaza debuted Friday under the 40th Street Station, with tables, chairs and planters.
The DOT recently installed LED fixtures and says more improvements are on the way.
Juan Pablo Duarte Square has seen a growing number of homeless men congregating in the public plaza.
The MTA is hoping to decrease delays along the West 86th Street route with faster service.
The developer of 19 E. Houston St. said it will limit retail to 10,000 square feet.
The DOT is planning to add a designated bike lane on the bridge, which links Queens and Brooklyn.
The national chains are joining smaller local businesses at the revamped site.
The barriers on 37th Avenue and 69th Street will get painted through a DOT program
A three-and-a-half-foot wide pothole on W. 52nd Street and Seventh Avenue is still waiting to be filled.
Douglas Kaplan, was going the wrong way up a Major Deegan ramp and sideswiped a truck, the NYPD said.
Barriers designed to protect people in parking lots under the BQE are a headache for drivers, some say.
The new bike corrals will replace four vehicle parking spaces on Vanderbilt and Washington avenues.
Changes include adding pedestrian islands and extending sidewalks in some locations.
CB7 voted that the city should return three parking spots given to the school for drop-offs and pickups.
The city's 23 cameras have recorded 183,000 violations since January, officials said.
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