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Jamaica »

New safety improvements are being implemented between 168th Street and Francis Lewis Boulevard. 

Crown Heights »

The two hard-fought concrete structures were installed last December, only to be removed this week.

Crown Heights »

The DOT removed the year-old barriers amid concerns over large vehicles at the West Indian Day Parade.

Carnegie Hill »

The city hopes to improve traffic flow by adding and removing left turn lanes, officials say.

Chelsea »

The city needs "maintenance partners" to commit to caring for micro-gardens on the pedestrian islands.

Central Harlem »

The city agency hosted a walk through of the area with local residents to go over the changes. 

Prospect Heights »

New islands and turn restrictions are in place at Washington and Underhill avenues in Prospect Heights.

Upper West Side »

The changes are expected to lessen dangerous turns and reduce speeding, the DOT said. 

Greenwich Village »

The DOT will not immediately expand a slow zone to Sixth Avenue, despite requests from the community.