Posts Tagged ‘Department of Transportation’

More Bikes, Less Cars in Central Park

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News Our Town, Our Town

A new shift is about to once again change the battling dynamic between vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians traveling through Central Park. In the coming weeks, the Central Park Conservancy and the Department of Transportation will be jointly presenting a plan to community boards 7 (Upper West Side) and 8 (Upper East Side) outlining their plans [&hellip
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Notes from the Neighborhood

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, Lifestyle, Our Town

Tapped In: Notes from the Neighborhood CAR WASH WORKERS TARGET UES OWNER Last Friday, a group of car wash workers rallied at LMC Car Wash on East 109th Street to protest what they claim is its mistreatment of workers and to campaign for better working conditions. The car wash is one of about 20 in New York City operated by Lage Management Company; owner John Lage was ordered to [&hellip
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DOT, NYPD ANNOUNCE SAFETY INITIATIVES

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

By Dan Rivoli The commissioners for the Department of Transportation and the NYPD announced new safety initiatives at the Broadway-West 71st Street-Amsterdam Avenue intersection Oct. 21. There will be an increase in police enforcement to crack down on speeding cars, drivers that fail to yield to pedestrians and bicyclists that disobey traffic laws. The city [&hellip
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INTERSECTION TO GET AUDIBLE TRAFFIC SIGNALS

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

By Reid Spagna After years of lobbying by the Jewish Guild for the Blind, the Department of Transportation is finally installing audible traffic signals near the non-profit on the Upper West Side. Two audible signals would be installed at crosswalks near West 65th Street and the intersections of Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
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BAD BICYCLING? FINE BUSINESSES

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

By Dan Rivoli Business owners in the city may get hit with the fines their deliverymen receive. In an attempt to curb bad bicycling behavior, a group of East Side elected officials want to pass a law that would shift the burden over to the city’s companies that employ bicyclists who ignore traffic laws
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