The Department of Transportation has accepted a Flushing school’s application to participate in a biking program that would develop bike routes for students to use in their commutes to school, according to the school’s spokeswoman, Polly Chea.
The Department of Transportation (DOT) presented its plans for two proposed slow zones in Sunnyside Gardens, Woodside and Sunnyside, south of Queens Boulevard, before Community Board 2 (CB 2) during a public hearing on Wednesday night.
E-ZPass holders beware. The MTA is warning people who have E-ZPasses to watch out for “bogus” scam emails asking people to download an invoice. The email is disguised as an official correspondence from the E-ZPass service center.
From Friday, Aug. 22 at 10 p.m. through Monday, Aug. 25, at 5 a.m., one lane to Queens will be closed due to construction. One additional lane will stay closed between 10 p.m. and 7 a.m. on all three days.
The MTA will redirect five city bus routes from St. George’s Episcopal Church after local leaders and parishioners complained about idling buses and its drivers who relieve themselves on the side of the church.
Queens lawmakers oppose a plan that would toll East River crossings, including the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, that are currently free. As a trade-off, five other Queens bridge fares would be reduced by nearly half.