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2011 Press Releases

Friday, December 23, 2011
NYC DOT Announces Completion Of First Phase Of Project To Reconstruct Belt Parkway Bridges

Friday, December 16, 2011
NYC DOT Announces Giveaway of Free Taxi, Livery and Transit Rides During the Holidays

Thursday, December 8, 2011
NYC DOT Announces Commuter Biking has Doubled in the Last Four Years and Conversion of Parking Meters into Bike Racks to Meet Growing Demand for Bike Parking

Tuesday, November 29, 2011
NYC DOT Announces City���s First-Ever Curbside Haiku, Innovative Safety Campaign Targeting Traffic Hotspots

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
NYC DOT Opens Community Plaza in New Lots Triangle, Bringing Public Space to Encourage Foot Traffic, Boost Business

Monday, November 21, 2011
NYC DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan, City Officials Announce City���s First Neighborhood Slow Zone, Launch of Program for Communities to Request Slow Zones to Reduce Unsafe Speeds

Monday, November 21, 2011
NYC DOT Announces 2011 Holiday Traffic Mitigation Plan

Thursday, November 10, 2011
Traffic Advisory: Temporary Full-weekend Closure of Southbound FDR Drive Brooklyn Bridge Ramp

Wednesday, November 9, 2011
NYC DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan Announces Historic Safety Redesign at Grand Army Plaza, Enhancing Access to Prospect Park

Wednesday, November 2, 2011
NYC DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan and Mayor Koch Encourage Active Transportation for New York City Students, Launch Program to Encourage Walking to School

Thursday, October 27, 2011
Traffic Advisory: Temporary Full-Weekend Closure of Southbound FDR Drive Brooklyn Bridge Ramp

Wednesday, October 19, 2011
NYC DOT Approves Traffic Signal for Tribeca Intersection

Wednesday, October 5, 2011
NYC DOT Extends Anti-speeding Campaign with New Locations For Speed Boards

Tuesday, October 4, 2011
NYC DOT and P.S. 197 Students Launch "We���re Walking Here NYC" Competition on Eve of International Walk to School Day

Thursday, September 29, 2011
NYC DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan, Council Member Van Bramer, Congressman Crowley and State Senator Gianaris Announce

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
NYC DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan, Speaker Quinn, MOPD and Elected Officials Announce Installation of Audible Pedestrian Signals to Assist Sight-Impaired Pedestrians

Wednesday, September 14, 2011
NYC DOT Announces Selection of Alta to Launch Privately Funded Bike Share System, Giving New Yorkers a New Low-Cost Transportation Option

Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Traffic Advisory: Overnight BQE Shoulder Repairs

Thursday, August 25, 2011
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Saturday, Aug. 27 and Monday, Aug. 29

Tuesday, August 16, 2011
NYC DOT Announces Search for New System to Allow New Yorkers to Pay for Parking by Phone

Thursday, August 4, 2011
NYC DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan Invites New Yorkers To Come Out For Summer Streets 2011, Starting Sat., Aug. 6

Wednesday, August 3, 2011
NYC DOT Rehabilitating Bruckner Expressway Bridges Over Railroad Tracks Near Bronx River

Tuesday, August 2, 2011
NYC DOT Announces Installation of Pedestrian Countdown Signals On Grand Concourse

Wednesday, July 27, 2011
NYC DOT Announces Temporary Overnight Closure of Section of FDR Drive in Both Directions

Wednesday, July 13, 2011
NYC DOT and Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer Collaborate for Quick Restoration of Woodside, Queens, Roadway

Friday, July 1, 2011
NYC DOT Commissioner And S.I. Elected Officials Join Staten Island Yankees To Announce "You The Man" Contest

Tuesday, June 28, 2011
NYC DOT Announces Summer Streets��� Return, Bringing Sand Castles, Climbing Wall and Family-fun Activities to Car-free Streets

Monday, June 27, 2011
NYC DOT Announces Search for Innovative Pedestrian Information System to Improve Walkability, Economic Vitality of City Streets

Friday, June 24, 2011
NYC DOT Fills 400,000 Potholes in Fiscal Year, Launches 59-Crew, Five-Borough Pothole Blitz

Tuesday, June 21, 2011
NYC DOT Expands Anti-speeding Campaign with City���s First "Skeleton" Speed Boards

Friday, June 17, 2011
NYC DOT Launches Online Portal to Gather Community Input on Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway

Monday, June 13, 2011
NYC DOT Commissioner and Brooklyn Students Participate in ���Bike To School��� Day

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
NYC DOT Releases Bridge Condition Report, Marks More Than $4 Billion of Investment in City���s State of Good Repair in Four Years

Thursday, May 19, 2011
NYC DOT Commissioner Announces New Exhibition, ���Young Artists for Safer Streets,��� by NYC Students

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
NYC DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan and Council Members Van Bramer, Crowley and Vacca Announce New Speed Bumps Installed to Improve Safety on Maurice Avenue

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
NYC DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan Announces Launch of ���Don���t Be A Jerk��� Bike Safety Ad Campaign

Monday, May 9, 2011
NYC DOT and T.A. Invite New Yorkers to Take the Bike Smart Pledge During Bike Month

Tuesday, May 3, 2011
NYC DOT Commissioner Sadik-Khan and Congresswoman Vel��zquez Announce Kickoff of Chinatown Curbside Parking Study

Monday, May 2, 2011
NYC DOT Announces Release of Sustainable Streets Index

Friday, April 29, 2011
Street Closures For Annual Five Boro Bike Tour Sunday, May 1

Friday, April 29, 2011
NYC DOT Receives Prestigious Public Service Award from NHTSA for Traffic-Safety Initiatives

Thursday, April 21, 2011
NYC DOT Commissioner and Councilmember Vacca Unveil New Speed Board to Reduce Speeding in The Bronx

Friday, April 15, 2011
NYC DOT Announces Full Overnight Closure of Sections of Harlem River Drive for Roadway Repairs

Tuesday, April 12, 2011
NYC DOT Commissioner and Students Document Speeding Near a Staten Island Elementary School

Monday, April 11, 2011
NYC DOT Announces Installation of Pedestrian Countdown Signals at High Pedestrian Crash Locations

Monday, April 4, 2011
NYC DOT Announces National Work Zone Awareness Week, Joins Legislators��� Call for Safety Legislation

Friday, April 1, 2011
NYC DOT Advises Motorists that Overnight Closure of Brooklyn Bridge to Manhattan-Bound Traffic Resumes April 4

Thursday, March 31, 2011
NYC DOT Commissioner And Bronx BP Diaz Give Away Metrocards For Safe Rides Home On Yankees��� Opening Day

Tuesday, March 29, 2011
NYC DOT Announces Stimulus-Funded Electric Screeds to Make Paving City Streets Greener

Friday, March 18, 2011
NYC DOT Announces Full Overnight Closure of Section of Eastbound Belt Parkway for Roadway Repairs

Monday, February 21, 2011
Alternate Side Parking Regulations Resume Tuesday, Feb. 22

Wednesday, February 16, 2011
NYC DOT Announces Expanded Pothole Blitz

Monday, February 7, 2011
NYC DOT Announces Historic Safety Trend Continues with Sustained Lows in Citywide Traffic Fatalities

Saturday, February 5, 2011
Alternate Side Parking Regulations Resume Monday, February 7

Tuesday, February 1, 2011
Resumption of Parking Meter Regulations for Wed., Feb. 2

Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations

Monday, January 24, 2011
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Tue., Jan. 25

Sunday, January 23, 2011
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Monday, Jan. 24

Friday, January 21, 2011
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for Sat., Jan. 22

Thursday, January 20, 2011
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking for Fri., Jan. 21

Monday, January 17, 2011
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking for Tuesday, January 18

Thursday, January 13, 2011
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking for Fri., Jan. 14 and Sat., Jan. 15

Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking for Thurs., Jan. 13, Resumption of Meter Regulations

Tuesday, January 11, 2011
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking/Weather Emergency Declaration

Sunday, January 9, 2011
Alternate Side Parking Regulations Resume Monday, January 10

Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations to Wednesday, Jan. 5 Through Saturday Jan. 8

Monday, January 3, 2011
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations to Facilitate Snow Removal Tuesday, January 4

Sunday, January 2, 2011
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations to Facilitate Snow Removal Monday, January 3

Friday, October 20, 2011
NYC DOT Announces Temporary Overnight Closure of Section of FDR Drive in Both Directions