Parking is never easy to find on Cross Bay Boulevard. But that has now changed — for bicyclists at least — as the Department of Transportation (DOT) has begun installing bike racks along the boulevard.
Metal structures hanging over sections of Woodhaven Boulevard having been popping up and I continue to hear from constituents with questions as to what they are, what will be done with them and what they can expect for the future of one of the busiest thoroughfares in the borough.
A suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with a high-speed car crash in Broad Channel that left 10 people injured and snarled traffic along Cross Bay Boulevard. Gurdip Multani, 17, was charged with reckless endangerment, assault and speeding, according to the DA, on Saturday. He was arraigned the following day with bail set […]
A multi-vehicle accident on Cross Bay Boulevard in Broad Channel has left several people injured and closed the roadway in both directions, according to media reports. Three cars were involved in the accident and at least 10 people were hurt, said CBS New York. Two people are in critical condition, three are in serious condition […]
Life is getting back to normal in south Queens nearly two months after Sandy struck the area. On Wednesday, December 12, staffers from the Cross Bay Boulevard Rite Aid, along with State Senator Joseph Addabbo and Assemblymember Phillip Goldfeder, officially cut the ribbon to reopen the store, which saw significant flooding as water from Jamaica […]
When the Howard Beach Civic Forum asked Boy Scout Troop and Cub Scout Pack 139 to help prepare Cross Bay Boulevard for the much-anticipated Columbus Day Parade, slated for Saturday, October 13, Assistant Scout Master Tom Mercatante didn’t think twice. “We’re members of the community, and we want to help in whatever way possible,” said […]
An elderly couple driving their teal-colored Buick Le Sabre along Cross Bay Boulevard to their home in Breezy Point was t-boned by a Honda Odyssey mini-van while driving past the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge on Thursday, December 28, police said. Both the couple and the passengers of the mini-van, identified by police as a younger […]
As part of Mayor de Blasio’s “Vision Zero” traffic safety initiative, the city is in the process of installing new and larger traffic lights along the busy thoroughfares in hopes of giving motorists a better view of the of the red, yellow and green lights.
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.
With the summer heating up, Borough President Melinda Katz announced on Monday a series of free concerts at parks around Queens — from a Beatles cover band in Bayside to reggae in the Rockaways — starting July 12.
The woman, identified by police as 21-year-old Betty Jean Dibiasio, was crossing Ditmars Boulevard near 19th Street when a car going westbound smacked into her, knocking her onto the ground and causing a serious head injury, cops said. The driver then fled the area, authorities said.
During its final meeting before the summer break on Tuesday in Ozone Park, Community Board 9 pressed the MTA and the city Department of Transportation (DOT) to make changes to its Select Bus Service (SBS) plan for Woodhaven and Cross Bay boulevards.