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Alternate Side Parking Regulations Suspended For Friday, February 5, 2016

 The New York City Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation, today announced that Alternate Side Parking Regulations will be suspended Friday, February 5, 2016 to facilitate snow removal. Read more

NYC DOT, DDC, and Senator Adriano Espaillat Celebrate the Completion of W. 215th Step Street Reconstruction

The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT), Department of Design and Construction (DDC), and State Senator Adriano Espaillat announced that the West 215th Step Street reconstruction in Inwood was complete. The W. 215th Step Street was first built in 1915 and serves as a vital pedestrian corridor between Park Terrace East and Broadway.  Reconstruction began in September 2013. Read more

NYC DOT, NYC DDC, Council Member Van Bramer Announce the Long Island City/Hunters Point Reconstruction Project as Part of Mayor’s De Blasio’s Citywide Vision Zero Initiative

New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Polly Trottenberg, Department of Design and Construction Commissioner Feniosky Peña-Mora, Department of Environmental Protection, and Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer today announced the Long Island City/Hunters Point area-wide reconstruction project as part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero initiative to end injuries and fatalities on City’s streets. Read more

Alternate Side Parking Regulations Resume Monday, February 1, 2016

The New York City Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation, reminds New Yorkers that Alternate Side Parking Regulations resume Monday, February 1, 2016 to facilitate snow removal citywide. Read more

NYC DOT Begins Camera Enforcement Along 125th Street SBS Route

The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) will begin issuing bus lane camera violations along the M60 125th Street Select Bus Service (SBS) route starting Monday, February 1. DOT has been issuing warnings to motorists based on the cameras for more than 60 days. Buses in New York City carry over 2.5 million riders each day, and automated camera enforcement of bus lanes (where permitted) is a critical way to keep New Yorkers moving. Read more

Mayor De Blasio and DOT Commissioner Trottenberg Suspend Alternate Side Parking Until Monday, February 1

NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio and Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg announced an extended suspension of Alternate Side Parking until Monday, February 1. Drivers are encouraged to keep their cars parked, avoid any unnecessary driving, and avoid shoveling snow into the street during storm clean-up.  Read more

Alternate Side Parking Regulations Are Suspended Through Friday, January 29, 2016

The New York City Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation, today announced that Alternate Side Parking Regulations will be suspended through Friday, January 29, 2016 to facilitate snow removal. Read more

Alternate Side Parking Regulations Are Suspended For Monday, January 25, 2016

The New York City Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation, today announced that Alternate Side Parking Regulations will be suspended Monday, January 26, 2016 to facilitate snow removal. Read more

Alternate Side Parking Regulations are suspended for Saturday, January 23, 2016

The New York City Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Department of Sanitation, today announced that Alternate Side Parking Regulations will be suspended Saturday, January 23, 2016 to facilitate snow removal. Alternate Side Parking will remain in effect Friday, January 22, 2016. Read more

NYC DOT Unveils Newly Reconstructed Fordham Plaza in The Bronx

New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Polly Trottenberg, FTA Administrator Therese McMillan, and New York City Department of Design and Construction (DDC) Commissioner Dr. Feniosky Peña-Mora today announced the unveiling of the newly reconstructed Fordham Plaza in the Bronx. Read more