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2016 Press Releases

December 21, 2016
Vision Zero: Unveiling Two Completed Safety Projects in Lower Manhattan, DOT Commissioner Trottenberg Closes Book on 2016, A Record Year for Street Redesign

December 19, 2016
NYC DOT, NYCHA, and Assembly Member Davila Unveil Repaired Sidewalks at NYCHA Development in Bushwick

December 16, 2016
Southeast Queens Elected Officials Join NYC DOT, NYC DDC, and NYCHA to Announce New Sidewalks at South Jamaica Houses

December 16, 2016
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Saturday, December 17, 2016

December 2, 2016
Vision Zero: NYC DOT Unveils New Pedestrian Plaza at Myrtle-Wyckoff, Transforming the Hub of Ridgewood and Bushwick

November 21, 2016
NYC DOT, DDC, and Queens Borough President Katz Celebrate Groundbreaking of New Queens Borough Hall Municipal Parking Lot

October 19, 2016
NYC DOT Announces Updated Transportation Safety Improvement Project for 111th Street in Corona, Queens

October 19, 2016
NYC DOT & Motivate Celebrate #womenwhobike & Inaugurate Protected Bike Lane on 6th Avenue

October 17, 2016
NYC DOT Announces Safety Improvements and Partners with Senator Squadron and Hester Street Collaborative to Unveil New Artwork on South Street in Lower Manhattan

October 7, 2016
Along Brooklyn Bridge Promenade, NYC DOT Cuts Off “Love Locks,” Announces New Signage and Fine Enforcement on New York City Landmark

September 30, 2016
NYC DOT Implements Enhanced Crossings and Pedestrian Safety Improvements at Francis Lewis Park in Whitestone, Queens

September 28, 2016
NYC DOT Advances to Phases Two and Three of Federal Connected Vehicle Pilot Program

September 14, 2016
Vision Zero: Chancellor Fariña, Commissioner Trottenberg, and Transportation Chief Chan Announce Increased NYPD Enforcement around Schools This Week and Introduction of a New Traffic-Safety School Curriculum

September 14, 2016
NYC DOT Releases Strategic Plan 2016 Laying Out Vision for a Safe, Green, Smart, and Equitable Transportation Future

September 2, 2016
DOT to Begin Issuing Bus Lane Camera Violations along the New B46 Select Bus Service Route in Brooklyn on Friday, September 9, 2016

August 24, 2016
Vision Zero: NYC DOT Announces New Traffic Pattern and other Safety Improvements in Mount Eden Neighborhood of the Bronx

August 17, 2016
Vision Zero: NYC DOT Announces Completion of Traffic-Calming and Pedestrian Safety Improvements along Gold Street in Downtown Brooklyn

August 10, 2016
Advisory: Schedule for Full Closures of FDR Drive On Upper East Side this Weekend and Next Week

August 10, 2016
NYC DOT Announces Important Repairs to the Woodhaven Boulevard Bridge over Queens Boulevard

August 10, 2016
NYC DOT Announces Programming for First-Ever “Shared Streets” in Lower Manhattan this Saturday, August 13th

August 3, 2016
Advisory: Schedule for Full Closures of FDR Drive on Upper East Side This Weekend

August 3, 2016
Vision Zero: At Soho Intersection with Recently-Installed Safety Improvements, NYC DOT Releases Study Showing Higher Risk from Left Turns and Outlines Citywide Effort to Make Them Safer

August 1, 2016
NYC DOT Announces Citi Summer Streets Activity Schedule

July 28, 2016
Nostrand Avenue Select Bus Service Route Receives Additional Metered Parking Through NYC DOT Partnership with Local Merchants

July 28, 2016
Advisory: Schedule for Full Closures of FDR Drive on Upper East Side This Weekend

July 15, 2016
NYC DOT Announces Resurfacing and Repairs on Sections of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway Between Atlantic Avenue and Tillary Street in Brooklyn

July 6, 2016
Advisory: Schedule for Full Closures of FDR Drive on Upper East Side This Week

July 5, 2016
NYC DOT Announces Completion of Resurfacing Goal Citywide Ahead of Schedule

June 30, 2016
Progress Report: New B44 Select Bus Service Has Dramatically Improved Travel Time, Ridership and Safety Along One of MTA’s Busiest Routes

June 21, 2016
Advisory: Schedule for Full Closures of FDR Drive on Upper Ease Side This Week and Weekend

June 16, 2016
NYC DOT Announces Jamaica Now! Outreach Events for DOT Streetscape Plan & Transportation Study Focusing on Downtown Jamaica

June 14, 2016
Advisory: Schedule For Full Closures of FDR Drive on Upper Ease Side This Week

June 8, 2016
NYC DOT Releases Mobility Report that Captures Changing Transportation Trends in Rapidly Growing City

June 7, 2016
NYC DOT Releases Schedule for Full Closures of FDR Drive on Upper East Side

May 5, 2016
At Brooklyn Public Library, NYC DOT Announces Distribution of New Free Vision Zero Bicycle Helmet and Releases its ‘Cycling in the City‘ Brief

April 29, 2016
Tunnel at 88th Road and Cross Island Parkway in Queens Beautified with a Mural with the Help of Thirty Middle School Students

April 29, 2016
NYC DOT Unveils Fully Protected Two-Way Bikeway Over the Pulaski Bridge Connecting Brooklyn and Queens

April 29, 2016
NYC DOT and NYC DDC Announce Milling and Paving of Canal Street to Begin Next Week

April 28, 2016
During Grandparents Week, Transportation Department, Police Department and Department for the Aging Announce Education and Enforcement Efforts to Keep Seniors Safe on City Streets

April 22, 2016
For Earth Day, NYC DOT and City Council Transportation Chair Rodriguez Celebrate Car Free NYC

April 12, 2016
NYC DOT, Elected Officials and Partners Encourage Safe Driving in and Around Work Zones Citywide As Part of National Work Zone Awareness Week

April 11, 2016
NYC DOT and NYPD Launch Third Year of Vision Zero Street Teams Citywide

March 28, 2016
NYC DOT Releases 2016 NYC Bike Map

March 25, 2016
NYC DOT to Begin Milling and Paving Prospect Park’s West Drive

March 20, 2016
Alternate Side Parking Regulations Suspended for Monday, March 21, 2016

March 17, 2016
As March Madness Begins, NYC DOT to Release “Choices” Ad Campaign to Discourage Drunk Driving

March 13, 2016
NYC DOT Issues Alert to New Yorkers as Daylight Savings Arrives

March 10, 2016
New York City Will Break Record for Most New Miles of Protected Bicycle Lanes in 2016

March 8, 2016
NYC DOT to Propose Significant Improvements to Chrystie Street Bike Lanes in Lower Manhattan

March 3, 2016
Alternate Side Parking Regulations Suspended for Friday, March 4, 2016

March 2, 2016
NYC DOT Begins Camera Enforcement Along the Q44 Bronx-Flushing-Jamaica SBS Route on Monday, March 7th

March 1, 2016
NYC DOT and Council Member Stephen Levin Announce North Williamsburg Transportation Study

February 19, 2016
NYC DOT Invests $2.5 Million for Vision Zero Multi-Cultural Media Campaign Funded By the City Council

February 4, 2016
Alternate Side Parking Regulations Suspended For Friday, February 5, 2016

February 3, 2016
NYC DOT, DDC, and Senator Adriano Espaillat Celebrate the Completion of W. 215th Step Street Reconstruction

February 1, 2016
NYC DOT, NYC DDC, Council Member Van Bramer Announce the Long Island City/Hunters Point Reconstruction Project as Part of Mayor’s De Blasio’s Citywide Vision Zero Initiative

January 30, 2016
Alternate Side Parking Regulations Resume Monday, February 1, 2016

January 29, 2016
NYC DOT Begins Camera Enforcement Along 125th Street SBS Route

January 24, 2016
Alternate Side Parking Regulations Are suspended Through Friday, January 29, 2016

January 23, 2016
Alternate Side Parking Regulations are suspended for Monday, January 25, 2016

January 21, 2016
Alternate Side Parking Regulations Are suspended for Saturday, January 23, 2016

January 20, 2016
NYC DOT Unveils Newly Reconstructed Fordham Plaza in The Bronx

January 12, 2016
NYC DOT Announces Closures This Weekend of Harlem River Drive Ramp to the Trans-Manhattan Expressway for Interim Rehabilitation of the Ramp

January 12, 2016
NYC DOT and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz Announce Pedestrian Safety and Accessibility Improvements Near Macdonald Park



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