So just how far must drivers park from a fire hydrant in NYC to avoid a ticket?
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- It’s no secret that finding a parking spot in New York City can be a hassle. After several trips around the block, sometimes parking near a fire hydrant can feel like the only option, but getting caught will cost you. A ticket for parking near...
Pelham Parkway residents rally against DOT plan to start charging for free parking lot
The DOT says the fee would be $290 per quarter, which would come to over $1,000 a year.
New York To Ban Feet On Dashboard While Driving?
Let the road trip season begin! If you have kids in school or you are in college, there is a good chance you are ready for a break! Spring break is taking place across the country and if you are going to hit the road this spring or summer, beware of a certain danger.
Nearly 10,000 NYC Uber and Lyft cars controlled by leasing companies, pushing up driver costs; ‘You’re a slave to the vehicle’
City regulations limiting the number of Uber and Lyft cars have fueled an industry shift toward leasing that drivers say makes it harder to enter the business and earn a living. Nearly 10,000 of the city’s 75,000 rideshare cars are now controlled by just three leasing companies, according to a Daily News analysis of Taxi and Limousine Commission data. Drivers say they typically pay $400 to ...
How to Save $1 Per Each NYC Transit Ride and Pay $1.75 Instead of $2.75?
Living in large cities can be costly, and New York is no exception. The median rent for a 1-bedroom apartment is $3,387, and according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, food prices increased by 9.9% in 2022. Costs aren't decreasing, and some may increase even further in the future.
Fifteen Years and More Than 197 Crashes, 277 Injuries and 4 Deaths Later, the City Still Hasn’t Started to Fix This Bronx Corridor
A notoriously dangerous corridor of intersections in the West Farms neighborhood of The Bronx is also the site of one of the city’s longest delayed improvement projects.In 2008, the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Department of Design and Construction (DDC) introduced a plan for improving safety in the corridor where there have been 197 car crashes, 277 injuries...
Scheduled Lane Closure On Busy Parkway In Westchester To Last Months
Traffic on a busy parkway in Westchester will soon be affected by a scheduled lane closure that will last months. Beginning on Monday, March 27, one lane along the northbound Hutchinson River Parkway between Exit 13 ((Mamaroneck Avenue) in Scarsdale and Exit 14 (Route 127) in Harrison wil…
Township of Washington road closure alert
TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON—Local authorities have announced a traffic advisory: Washington Avenue Road Closure Monday, March 27 through Wednesday, March 29. Washington Avenue will be closed to westbound traffic between 7:30 and 5:30 p.m. on those dates while PSE&G installs a new gas main underneath the roadway. Area residents will...
Hearings to be held on Cross Bronx Expressway makeover
NEW YORK -- Public hearings begin next week to discuss plans to give the Cross Bronx Expressway a makeover.Mayor Eric Adams wants to reconnect communities cut off by the roadway and improve living conditions for residents.READ MORE: NYC granted $2 million to find solutions for Cross Bronx Expressway pollution, noiseThat would include capping parts of the expressway to create an open space for the public above the highway.City officials will also examine ways to reduce pollution and noise and improve safety.
Transportation Alternatives leads second annual Women's Ride
Transportation Alternatives led the second annual Women's Ride on Saturday just in time for Women’s History Month.
BAN LIFTED: New Yorkers to Ride E-Vehicles Legally in City Parks this Summer
This summer, residents will be able to ride electric bikes and scooters legally in New York City parks, where e-vehicles are currently banned. In Brooklyn, in the coming weeks, Prospect Park’s main roadways will be redesigned to provide more space for cyclists, scooterists, and pedestrians getting around on the busy loop in the coming weeks.
DOT Updates CB7 on Gun Hill Road Bus Project
During the March Traffic and Transportation committee meeting of Bronx Community Board 7 (CB7), NYC Department of Transportation (DOT) presented its final plan on proposed bus and pedestrian improvements to address congestion along Gun Hill Road before the plan’s implementation in the coming months. DOT said as part of...
NCB Staff Get NYBG Parking Due to Safety Concerns
During the health and human services committee meeting for Bronx Community Board 7 (CB7) in February, a representative from NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx (NCB) provided updates to over a dozen participants in attendance on several topics, including a citywide behavioral health project, new-look ambulances, and Botanical Garden parking for NCB staff.
How New York Might Prevent a Subway Fare Increase: They’ll Tax Streamers
Quick, what’s the connection between Netflix and the New York City Subway? Aside from “you watch Netflix on your phone while on the way to work,” the right answer is “one might soon be paying for the other.”'Arrested Development' Will Stay on Netflix After All Per The Wall Street Journal, New York State lawmakers are considering putting the state sales tax on streaming services — such as Netflix, HBO Max, Hulu, and others — in the state’s new budget. Under a proposed version of the budget submitted by the New York State Assembly, a 4 percent state sales tax would be...
Put the Put in the Bronx greenway: Harlem River Greenway must use all of the former Putnam rail line
It was a glorious spring day on the High Bridge yesterday as Mayor Adams pedaled up the Old Croton Aqueduct Trail through Manhattan’s Highbridge Park and out on the ancient span celebrating its 175th birthday high above the Harlem River. He stopped halfway to the Bronx to announce plans for an enhanced greenway along the Bronx shore of the river, running seven miles from Van Cortlandt Park ...
Amtrak Could Restore Scranton to New York City Service
According to a press release, Amtrak is exploring the feasibility of restoring passenger service from Scranton, Pennsylvania to New York City. According to the Amtrak press release, Amtrak and the Pennsylvania Northeast Regional Railroad Authority released the findings of a two year analysis, and it seems very feasible that rail service could return from Scranton to New York City for the first time since 1970.
MTA ridership still 40% below pre-pandemic levels: Report
NEW YORK CITY - Commuters are slowly coming back to New York City’s public transportation, but not fast enough to help the MTA meet its budget shortfalls. According to a new report released by the Office of the State Comptroller, ridership is back over 60 percent, although it varies.
‘4 Seasons’ strip mall hearing, on traffic, detoured to April 18
TOWNSHIP OF WASHINGTON—The applicant pursuing a 17,100-square-foot strip mall in place of five single-family homes at Pascack Road and Washington Avenue has signed off on a postponement of a sixth hearing. Originally set for March 21, the Zoning Board of Adjustment’s next hearing on the matter is April 18....
Van Wyck north Exit 5 can’t stay alive 1
The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) is advising motorists that Exit 5 from the northbound Van Wyck Expressway to Atlantic Avenue will be permanently closed beginning on or about Monday morning, March 27th at 7:00 a.m., weather permitting. Motorists should use Exit 4 (Liberty Avenue), located approximately one-half...
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to expand PATH service
The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will expand the PATH service along the Newark-World Trade Center line. PATH includes 13 stations in New York City and New Jersey. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, it handled nearly 82 million commuter trips. The goal is to recover at least 60 percent of the overall average […] The post Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to expand PATH service appeared first on Transportation Today.
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