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2013 Press Releases

December 24, 2013
NYC DOT and NYPD Announce Nighttime Closure of Queens-Bound Outer Roadway of Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge, Increasing Safety on This Important Crossing

December 20, 2013
NYC DOT Launches Anti-DWI Campaign at Barclays Center, Home of the Brooklyn Nets

December 19, 2013
NYC DOT, NYC DDC, 125th Street BID and Assembly Member Wright Announce the Installation of First City Light, a Distinctive New Street Lighting Design, the Latest Improvement Along the 125th Street Corridor

December 16, 2013
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Tuesday, December 17

December 16, 2013
In Advance Of Holiday Travel Season, NYC DOT Launches Traffic Safety Ad Campaigns Featuring Families of New Yorkers Killed by Distracted, Reckless Drivers

December 13, 2013
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Saturday, Dec. 14

December 13, 2013
NYC DOT Publishes First-Ever Metric for Measuring Economic Benefits of Safer, More Sustainable Streets, Providing Innovative Planning and Outreach Toolkit for Cities Worldwide

December 12, 2013
After First 200 Days of Citi Bike, NYC DOT Releases New Data Showing that Significant Numbers of New Yorkers are Biking, Complementing Transit System

December 10, 2013
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Tue., Dec. 10

November 26, 2013
NYC DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan Announces Innovative New Neighborhood Plaza Partnership, Providing Funding and Creating Jobs For New Public Spaces Through Major Gift From Chase

November 22, 2013
NYC DOT Continues Rehabilitation of Manhattan-bound Lanes of Brooklyn Bridge

November 21, 2013
Mayor Bloomberg, NYC DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan Release Report on Six Years of Building the Safest Streets in City History, Implementing Innovative Roadway Redesigns That Have Expanded Travel Options, Saved Lives and Enhanced Economic Vitality

November 5, 2013
NYC DOT Launches Second Annual “Bike To School” Competition to Encourage Active Transportation Choices and Safe Bicycling Practices

October 24, 2013
NYC DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan and Schools Commissioner Walcott Announce “Beat the Street” International Walk-to-School Competition, Encouraging Safe, Healthy Commutes

October 23, 2013
NYC DOT Continues Rehabilitation of Manhattan-bound Lanes of Brooklyn Bridge

October 15, 2013
NYC DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan Announces Innovative Resurfacing of 53-block Stretch of First Avenue, the Latest in $6 Billion of State of Good Repair Projects in Just Six Years

October 11, 2013
NYC DOT, MTA and State Sen. Perkins Announce 125th St. Select Bus Service to Start in April 2014, Streetscape Improvements to be Installed Along the Entire Corridor

October 7, 2013
Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge: Special Weekend Traffic Pattern for Queens-Bound Traffic to Facilitate Repairs, Oct. 12-14

September 30, 2013
NYC DOT Distributes 100,000th Bike Helmet as Bike Riding Continues to be Safer Than Ever

September 4, 2013
Closure of Manhattan-bound Lanes of Brooklyn Bridge and Related Overnight Closure of Sections of Eastbound Brooklyn-Queens Expressway this Weekend

August 23, 2013
DOT Explores Possibility of Free WiFi Service for Staten Island Ferry

July 29, 2013
NYC DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan Invites New Yorkers To Come Out For Summer Streets 2013, Starting Sat., Aug. 3

July 3, 2013
NYC DOT Announces Summer Streets To Return In August, Bringing Major Art Installation To The Park Avenue Tunnel, Free Activities Along Seven Miles Of Car-free Streets

June 27, 2013
NYC DOT and NYC Bike Share Release Statistical Report Card Of First Month Of Citi Bike Operation: 529,000 Trips, 1.28 Million Miles Traveled

June 25, 2013
City Announces Sweeping Recommendations To Transform The Sheridan Expressway, Enhancing Transportation And Strengthening Neighborhoods In The South Bronx

June 24, 2013
NYC DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan Announces WalkNYC, New York’s New Pedestrian Sign System, Providing Innovative Navigation In Neighborhoods Across The City

June 22, 2013
NYC DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan, NYC Bike Share Announce That Citi Bike Exceeds 1 Million Miles Traveled In Less Than Four Weeks

June 17, 2013
New Reduced Parking Restrictions to Begin in Sections of Inwood, Washington Heights

June 16, 2013
NYC DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan, NYC Bike Share Announce that Citi Bike Exceeds 250,000 Rides in Less Than Three Weeks

June 5, 2013
NYC DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan, NYC Bike Share Announce That Citi Bike Exceeds 100,000 rides in Just 10 Days

May 24, 2013
NYC DOT Unveils “Blotto,” Creative Outreach Around The Dangers Of Drinking And Driving

May 22, 2013
NYC DOT Unveils New Public Art Display Cases, Joins VA NY Harbor Healthcare System To Announce Exhibit By NYC Veteran Artists

May 21, 2013
NYC DOT and NYC Bike Share Launch New Citi Bike Smartphone App

May 19, 2013
Facts on Citi Bike

May 15, 2013
NYC DOT Announces “We’re Walking Here” NYC School Winners, Expansion of the Bike to School Safety Education Program

May 14, 2013
NYC DOT, NYC Bike Share Announce That Citi Bike Exceeds 10,000 Annual Members Within One Month

May 13, 2013
NYC DOT, City Planning and Council Member Garodnick Announce Community Planning Process For East Midtown Streetscape Improvements

May 13, 2013
NYC DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan and State Sen. Squadron Announce Major Expansion of Brooklyn Bridge Access Ramps, Easing Congestion

May 9, 2013
NYC DOT and NYC Bike Share Announce Citi Bike To Launch May 27

May 3, 2013
Street Closures for Annual Five Boro Bike Tour, Sunday May 5

April 30, 2013
NYC DOT and NYC Bike Share Announce that Citi Bike Will Generate $36 Million in Economic Activity, Create 170 New Jobs

April 25, 2013
NYC DOT Announces Street Safety Managers To Enhance Safety Along Busy Corridors And Bridge Paths

April 24, 2013
NYC DOT Continues Rehabilitation of Manhattan-Bound Lanes of Brooklyn Bridge

April 24, 2013
Reduced Parking Restrictions Coming to Additional Sections of Inwood, Washington Heights

April 19, 2013
NYC DOT Announces Updated Commercial Bicyclist Laws Take Effect Tuesday, April 23

April 19, 2013
NYC DOT And New York Cares Host Fourth Annual Barrier Beautification On Saturday, April 20

April 17, 2013
NYC DOT Announces Camera Safety Monitoring of Work Zones, Calls on New Yorkers to Drive Safely Around Work Zones During National Work Zone Awareness Week and Year-Round

April 15, 2013
NYC DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan, Deputy Mayor Wolfson And NYC Bike Share Announce That Citi Bike Is Now Accepting Annual Memberships In Advance Of May Launch

April 8, 2013
NYC DOT Releases Report Documenting Intensive Citi Bike Community Planning, The Most Expansive Public Process In Transportation History

March 18, 2013
NYC DOT Releases 2012 Traffic Safety Statistics, Calls For Speed Camera Enforcement Near NYC Schools

March 11, 2013
Reduced Parking Restrictions Coming to Inwood, Washington Heights

March 8, 2013
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations For Sat., March 9

March 7, 2013
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Friday, March 8

February 20, 2013
NYC DOT Announces Usage-based Car Insurance Available To New Yorkers, Using Technology To Enhance Safety, Save Money

February 16, 2013
NYC DOT Opens New Fresh Creek Basin Bridge to Westbound Traffic Over the Belt Parkway

February 10, 2013
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations For Mon., Feb 11

February 8, 2013
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking and of Parking Meter Regulations For Sat., Feb. 9

February 7, 2013
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations For Friday, February 8

January 31, 2013
NYC DOT And Delivery.com Team Up To Deliver Safety Equipment To 1,500 Commercial Bicyclists

January 18, 2013
NYC DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan, DDC Commissioner David Burney, Elected Officials and Downtown Brooklyn Businesses Cut Ribbon on Willoughby Plaza, Providing Enhanced Pedestrian Space in Booming District

January 18, 2013
Eight-week Emergency Ferry Service To Great Kills To Conclude Friday, Jan. 25

January 11, 2013
NYC DOT Continues Rehabilitation Of Brooklyn Bridge, Manhattan-bound Traffic Re-routed

January 07, 2013
NYC DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan, City Council Speaker Quinn and Council Member Garodnick Unveil Newly Designed, Simplified Parking Signs in Midtown



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