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2014 Press Releases

November 18, 2014
NYC DOT, NYC Parks Department, NYPD, and Central Park Conservancy Announce Safety Enhancements on Central Park Loop Drive

November 18, 2014
NYC DOT Launches Third Annual “Bike to School” Competition to Encourage Active Transportation Choices and Safe Bicycling Practices

October 28, 2014
NYC DOT, Alta and Citi Announce Agreement to Expand and Enhance Citi Bike Program in New York City

October 15, 2014
NYC DOT to Install Steel Protection Beam at East 90th Street On FDR Drive

October 15, 2014
NYC DOT, NYPD, TLC and Elected Officials Announce Kickoff of 25 Days to 25 MPH Campaign

October 10, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for October 14-15 near Queens Borough Hall

October 10, 2014
NYC DOT and Staten Island Officials Celebrate Second Round of Smart Lights Installation

October 7, 2014
NYC DOT Unveils “Your Choices Matter,” A New Public Awareness Campaign, as part of Vision Zero

October 5, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for October 7-8 near Queens Borough Hall

October 2, 2014
Broadway Designated as One of 10 Great Streets in America By the American Planning Association

September 30, 2014
NYC DOT, Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, Taxi and Limousine Commission, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, Council Members Ydanis Rodriguez and Stephen Levin and Other City Officials Celebrate Access to Independence Day

September 30, 2014
NYC DOT to Resurface Westbound Portions of the Belt Parkway from Rockaway Parkway to Flatbush Avenue

September 26, 2014
NYC DOT, Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, and Other Officials to Celebrate Access to Independence Day and Discuss Efforts to Expand Accessibility in the Five Boroughs

September 26, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Monday, September 29 to Friday, October 3 near Queens Borough Hall

September 24, 2014
Queens Borough Hall Municipal Garage and Parking Field Closure

September 24, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Wednesday, September 24 Near Queens Borough Hall

September 22, 2014
United States Department of Transportation, Counselor to the President John Podesta, NYC Department of Transportation Commissioner, Congress Member Nadler, Meeks, Crowley and Meng Announce Funding for Sandy Resilience

September 9, 2014
NYC DOT to Resurface Portions of the Belt Parkway from Flatbush Avenue to Rockaway Parkway

September 9, 2014
NYC Becomes First City In The World To Manage Over 10,000 Signalized Intersections From One Integrated System

September 3, 2014
New York City Named Top U.S. Cycling City by Bicycling Magazine

August 27, 2014
NYC DOT and DDC Announce Fordham Plaza Phase 2 Groundbreaking in the Bronx

August 1, 2014
NYC DOT Announces Second Phase of Arterial Slow Zones With Fourteen New Locations

July 31, 2014
NYC DOT Invites New Yorkers To Come Out To The First Summer Streets, This Sat., Aug. 2

July 11, 2014
NYC Dot Encourages New Yorkers To Submit Their Comments To The Vision Zero Interactive Web Portal By July 31

June 19, 2014
NYC DOT Commissioner Trottenberg Announces Summer Streets Dates, Weekend Walks and the Return of Expanded Car-Free Hours on Central Park Drives above 72nd Street this Summer

June 13, 2014
NYC DOT Announces Partial Closure of Southbound Henry Hudson Parkway Between West 86th And West 89th Streets for Repairs

June 13, 2014
Closure of Manhattan-bound Lanes of Brooklyn Bridge and Related Overnight Closure of Sections of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway and Southbound FDR Drive On-Ramp This Weekend

May 29, 2014
NYC DOT Announces Third Annual “We’re Walking Here” NYC School Winners

May 27, 2014
NYC DOT Commissioner Trottenberg, NYCT President Carmen Bianco, Council Speaker Mark-Viverito and Council Transportation Chair Rodriguez Announce Launch of Select Bus Service on 125th Street, Bringing Faster and More Reliable Service to Harlem and LaGuardia Airport

May 20, 2014
NYC DOT Continues Vision Zero Public Outreach With Ongoing Series of Public Workshops and Interactive Web Portal, the Next Steps in the City’s Street Safety Action Plan

May 16, 2014
NYC DOT, NYPD, Council Member King And Assembly Member Gjonaj Announce Implementation Of Arterial Slow Zone On East Gun Hill Road, A Key Vision Zero Initiative

May 13, 2014
NYC DOT, NYPD, Congressman Nadler, Borough President Brewer, Council Members Rodriguez and Rosenthal Unveil Vision Zero Pedestrian Safety Improvements at Broadway and West 96th Street

May 7, 2014
NYC DOT Releases “Cross This Way,” a New Video to be Incorporated into Vision Zero Safety Curriculum for 
NYC Students

May 4, 2014
NYC DOT Commissioner Trottenberg, Comptroller Stringer, State Senate Co-leader Klein, Borough President Diaz, Council Member Vacca, and Community Leaders Announce Major Agreement on New Design for the City Island Bridge

May 1, 2014
NYC DOT, NYPD, Council Member Van Bramer and Senator Gianaris Announce Nine New Arterial Slow Zones, Including Northern Boulevard, a Major Expansion of This Important Vision Zero Initiative

May 1, 2014
NYC DOT, NYPD, Council Member Rodriguez and Senator Espaillat Announce Northern Manhattan Safety Initiatives: an Arterial Slow Zone on Broadway, the Expansion of a Vision Zero Awareness Campaign and a Pedestrian Safety Project at Dyckman Street and Riverside Drive

April 25, 2014
NYC DOT, NYPD, US DOT and NY State Announce $805,000 in Federal Funding For Vision Zero Education and Enforcement

April 22, 2014
NYC DOT, NYPD, State Senator Squadron, State Senator Dilan, Assembly Member Lentol and Council Member Levin Announce an Arterial Slow Zone On McGuinness Blvd., Continuing the Rollout of this Important Vision Zero Initiative

April 17, 2014
NYC DOT, NYPD, Elected Officials and Safety Advocates Announce an Arterial Slow Zone on the Grand Concourse, Continuing the Rollout of This Important Vision Zero Initiative

April 9, 2014
NYC DOT and NYPD Announce the Launch of the First Arterial Slow Zone, Designed to Reduce Speeding on Atlantic Avenue as the Agencies’ Vision Zero Efforts Continue

April 8, 2014
NYC DOT and DEP Commissioners And Partners Encourage Safe Driving In and Around Work Zones Citywide as Part of National Work Zone Awareness Week, April 7-11

April 3, 2014
NYC DOT Announces Schedule of Vision Zero Public Workshops Planned in Each Borough, The Next Step in the City’s Street Safety Action Plan

March 11, 2014
NYC DOT Announces Start of Camera Enforcement of Dedicated Bus Lanes Along Nostrand/Rogers/Bedford Avenues, Providing Faster and More Reliable Travel as Part Of B44 Select Bus Service

March 10, 2014
NYC DOT to Resurface Portions of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway as Citywide Seasonal Pothole Repairs Continue

March 2, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Monday, March 3, 2014

February 25, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Wed., Feb. 26

February 21, 2014
NYC DOT to Dispatch 100 Pothole Crews This Weekend and Resurface Key Portions of the Belt Parkway as Citywide Roadway Repair Efforts Continue

February 21, 2014
Reinstatement of Alternate Side Parking Regulations Beginning Monday, Feb. 24

February 17, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations Through Saturday, Feb. 22

February 15, 2014
NYC DOT to Resurface Additional Portions of The FDR Drive as Citywide Seasonal Pothole Repair Efforts Continue

February 12, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations Through Sat., Feb. 15

February 11, 2014
NYC DOT to Resurface Additional Portions Of The Belt Parkway As Citywide Seasonal Pothole Repair Efforts Continue

February 10, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations For Tuesday, Feb. 11, Continuing Through Wednesday, Feb. 12 For Lincoln’s Birthday

February 9, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations For Monday, Feb. 10

February 7, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Saturday, Feb. 8

February 7, 2014
NYC DOT Continues Seasonal Pothole Repair Efforts, Deploying 65 Crews Across All Five Boroughs This Weekend and Planning Additional Targeted Work on Residential Streets And Highways

February 6, 2014
NYC DOT to Resurface Portions of the Belt Parkway, Improving Travel Conditions for Drivers as Citywide Pothole Repair Efforts Continue

February 6, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Friday, Feb. 7

February 5, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Thursday, Feb. 6

February 4, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Wednesday, Feb. 5

February 3, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Tuesday, Feb. 4

February 2, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations For Monday, Feb. 3

January 29, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Wednesday, Jan. 29

January 27, 2014
City of New York Announces Road Closures, Restrictions and Expected Traffic Impacts Related To Super Bowl Activities

January 26, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Monday, Jan. 27

January 24, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Saturday, Jan. 25

January 23, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Friday, Jan. 24

January 22, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Thursday, January 23

January 21, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Wed., January 22

January 20, 2014
New York City Department of Transportation Announces Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Tue., Jan. 21, 2014

January 6, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations For Tue., Jan. 7

January 5, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Monday, January 6

January 3, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Saturday, January 4

January 2, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Friday, January 3

January 1, 2014
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Thursday, January 2



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