DOT, NYPD announce nighttime closure of Queensboro Bridge outer roadway lane to reduce speeding


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A few weeks following the fatal accident of an off-duty police officer off the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, the Department of Transportation (DOT) and NYPD have implemented a new change looking to increase safety for drivers and pedestrians. The DOT and NYPD announced on Tuesday the single lane of the Queens-bound outer roadway of the […]

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DOT readies roads for holiday weekend


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The prayers of city motorists may have finally been answered as a result of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) recent five borough pothole blitz. On the weekend of June 25, the DOT sought to eclipse their previous record of 400,000 potholes filled citywide since July 1, 2010. Pothole covered roads give motorists the impression of […]

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DOT readies roads for holiday weekend


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The prayers of city motorists may have finally been answered as a result of the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) recent five borough pothole blitz. On the weekend of June 25, the DOT sought to eclipse their previous record of 400,000 potholes filled citywide since July 1, 2010. Pothole covered roads give motorists the impression of […]

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DOT to turn streets into fun sites


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Pedestrians won’t be limited to the sidewalk when Summer Streets returns to New York next month. For the third consecutive summer, the Department of Transportation (DOT) will temporarily close Park Avenue and the connecting streets from the Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park on August 7, 14, and 21, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. The […]

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DOT explores bike share option


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Although there is no shortage of commuters in Queens, the borough contains only 2.3 bike lane miles as of this year. The New York City Department of Transportation is currently looking into the logistics of a bike share program that would create a network of publicly accessible bicycles at low cost, increasing mobility and linking […]

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