Motivate, the company that operates Citi Bike, and the Department of Transportation announced Friday that the Citi Bike expansion, which was announced last October, will begin in early August with new stations being installed in various neighborhoods, including Long Island City.
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Department of Transportation representatives and local elected officials and community leaders announced on Thursday morning the beginning of the $100 million redesign of Queens Boulevard, which has claimed 185 lives since 1990.
In the wake of a fiery collision between a train and a tractor-trailer at a railroad crossing in Maspeth on July 8 that left the truck driver hospitalized, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) announced they will launch a safety review of New York & Atlantic Railway’s (NY&A) safety culture and management practices.
In continuing efforts to improve bus travel times and reliability, the Department of Transportation is creating offset bus-only lanes on Woodhaven Boulevard between Dry Harbor Road and Metropolitan Avenue on the Rego Park/Middle Village border.
Confirming what many Baysiders already believed to be true, a study concluded that Bell Boulevard needs nearly one thousand more parking spaces to meet the needs of shoppers, commuters and residents alike.