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More Slow Zones coming to Queens
More Slow Zones coming to Queens
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 8/01/2014 at 5:37PM

The city’s Department of Transportation announced Friday the second phase of Arterial Slow Zones, which reduce speed limits to 25 mph, in 14 new locations throughout the city.

Sunnyside welcomes first of two public plazas
Sunnyside welcomes first of two public plazas
West Queens Courier Staff 7/30/2014 at 4:05PM

Bliss Plaza, the first of two new public plazas constructed in Sunnyside, opened July 29. The project was spearheaded by the Sunnyside Shines Business Improvement District (BID).

Gov. Cuomo’s transportation reinvestment commission
Penner's Pen Larry Penner 7/28/2014 at 5:32PM

At the end of the day Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s creation of a Transportation Reinvestment Commission to develop a 100 year blue print to plan for the future of public transportation will not be worth the paper any final report is printed on.  It will however like many previous planning studies or commissions, generate him some [...]

Traffic light needed on Northern Blvd.
Letters Letters 6/26/2014 at 12:31PM

The Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC) located at 228-06 Northern Blvd., Douglaston, is a great place to learn about ecology and the need to protect and preserve our planet. The Center sees over 62,000 people a year including 40,000 children. Many of those children arrive by school bus on weekdays on class trips. The problem [...]