Press Releases

December 1, 2023

Portions of Fifth Avenue Going Car-Free for Holiday Season

Mayor Adams Announces NYC Receives $7.5 Million In Federal Funding To Electrify Governors Island Ferry

November 30, 2023

Mayor Adams Launches New Effort to Make Thousands of NYC Intersections Safer, Part of Broad New Street Safety Initiative

November 29, 2023

NYC DOT Celebrates Western Queens Protected Bike Lane Upgrades to Enhance Safety for All, Improve Interborough and Waterfront Access

November 21, 2023

NYC DOT Celebrates Transformation of Brooklyn’s Berry Street Into Bike Boulevard to Enhance Cyclist, Pedestrian Safety

November 16, 2023

NYC DOT, Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs and Mayor’s Office of International Affairs Announce Full Restoration of National Medallions Along Avenue of the Americas

November 9, 2023

NYC DOT Begins Automated Enforcement Against Overweight Trucks on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway, Releases New Data Showing 90-Day Warning Period Resulted in Sharp Decline in Overweight Trucks

November 8, 2023

NYC DOT Announces Application Now Available for 2024 Open Streets and Public Space Programming Partners

November 6, 2023

Mayor Adams Brings Back, Expands Popular Holiday Season Open Streets in Midtown Manhattan

November 3, 2023

Mayor Adams, DOT Commissioner Rodriguez, Lyft Announce Expansion, Improvements to CITI Bike System as Ridership Reaches Record Highs

November 2, 2023

Mayor Adams Kicks off Annual "Dusk and Darkness" Campaign to Promote Street Safety During Dangerous Time of Year

November 1, 2023

NYC DOT and MOIA Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos in Times Square Plaza

Blue Highways: NYC DOT, EDC Seek Creative Solutions to Move More Freight Via Waterways Instead of Roadways

October 31, 2023

NYC DOT Celebrates Completion of East Gun Hill Road Redesign to Speed Up Buses and Enhance Safety on One of the Bronx’s Most Dangerous Corridors

October 29, 2023

Reminder: Third Round of Public Engagement Workshops for Brooklyn Queens Expressway North and South Begin Monday

October 26, 2023

Mayor Adams Announces More Than 100 Car-Free 'Trick-or-Streets' Locations for Halloween

October 19, 2023

Mayor Adams, DOT Commissioner Rodriguez Take Major Steps To Advance "Dining Out NYC," Nation's Largest Outdoor Dining Program

October 13, 2023

NYC DOT to Expand E-Scooter Sharing Program to Eastern Queens, Launches Public Outreach and Online Feedback Portal

October 12, 2023

Mayor Adams Launches Historic Greenway Expansion With More Than 40 Miles Of New Greenways In Five Outer Borough Corridors

NYC DOT Reminds New Yorkers of Closures on Brooklyn-Queens Expressway This Weekend — October 14th-16th — for Necessary Deck Repair Work; Motorists Should Avoid the BQE on Brooklyn

October 11, 2023

Mayor Adams Announces Second Annual "Trick-or-Streets," Expansion of Car-Free Streets Across Five Boroughs

NYC DOT Celebrates Transformation of Beverley Road Open Street Into Pedestrian Plaza With New Public Art, Marking 65 DOT Art Projects Completed Under Adams Administration

October 10, 2023

Mayor Adams Announces Holiday Season Open Streets Boosted Local Businesses by Millions of Dollars in 2022, Advances "Future of Fifth" Permanent Reimagining of Fifth Avenue

September 29, 2023

Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations

Sep 23, 2023

NYC DOT Celebrates New Murals Inside the 191st Street Subway Tunnel in Upper Manhattan

Sep 21, 2023

NYC DOT Completes East New York’s Longest Protected Bike Lane Project, Delivering Much-Needed Safety Near Schools

Sep 20, 2023

NYC DOT Celebrates Completion of Soundview Avenue Redesign With Protected Bike Lanes as Part of Commissioner in Your Borough

Sep 18, 2023

NYC DOT Announces Notification Campaign Ahead of BQE Closures October 14th-16th Due to Necessary Deck Repair Work

Sep 15, 2023

City and State Name Community Partners to Reimagine the Cross Bronx and Launch Platform for New Yorkers to Identify Areas for Improvement Along the Expressway

Sep 14, 2023

NYC DOT Announces “Gridlock Alert” Days, Beginning with United Nations General Assembly Next Week

Sep 12, 2023

Mayor Adams, DOT Commissioner Rodriguez Unveil Action Plan With Innovative Tools to Reimagine City's Curb Space

September 8, 2023

City Completes Grand Concourse Reconstruction From E. 175th St. to Fordham Road

September 6, 2023

With Public Schools Opening Tomorrow, NYC DOT Reminds Drivers to Exercise Extra Caution on New York City Roadways

NYC DOT Completes Safety Project Along Sheridan Boulevard, Improving Road Access and Adding Bike Lane Mileage

August 28, 2023

Speeding, Injuries, and Traffic Fatalities Declined in Areas With Speed Cameras During First Year of 24/7 Enforcement

August 23, 2023

New York City Department of Transportation Begins Construction of New Protected Bike Lane Along Tenth Avenue in Hell’s Kitchen

August 22, 2023

Department of City Planning Announces Multiagency "Walkshops" Along the Cross Bronx Expressway

August 21, 2023

Mayor Adams Announces new Expansion of Popular "Broadway Vision" Plan

August 16, 2023

Mayor Adams Signs Bill to Create Nation's Largest Permanent Outdoor Dining Program

August 14, 2023

NYC DOT Takes Action to Authorize the Use of Larger Pedal-Assist Cargo Bikes

August 10, 2023

City and State Celebrate Pedestrian Safety Improvements at Parsons Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens

August 8, 2023

“Get Buses Done”: NYC DOT Completes Work on Northern Boulevard Bus Priority Project, Longest Project This Year

August 7, 2023

Mayor Adams, DOT Commissioner Rodriguez Launch Nation's First Automated Enforcement Against Overweight Trucks on BQE, Critical Measure to Protect Aging Roadway

July 27, 2023

Summer Streets Begins This Weekend, Kicking off for the First Time in All Five Boroughs

July 26, 2023

NYC DOT Launches Meterless Pay-By-App Pilot Program for Commercial Parking on Portions of Sixth Avenue

July 20, 2023

Mayor Adams, Parks Commissioner Donoghue, DOT Commissioner Rodriguez Announce More Than $40 Million Investment in Safer, More Vibrant Downtown Brooklyn

July 19, 2023

"Brooklyn Day": Commissioner Rodriguez to Meet With Local Leaders During All-day Visit to Brooklyn

July 17, 2023

NYC DOT to Begin Construction on Third Avenue ‘Complete Street’ Redesign in Midtown & Upper East Side with New Bicycle & Bus Lanes

June 30, 2023

NYC DOT to Launch Initiative to Cut Down on Package Thefts and Reduce Negative Environmental and Safety Impacts of Truck Deliveries

June 29, 2023

NYC DOT Celebrates New and Upcoming Public Art Projects Across the City and Encourages Submissions for Community Commissioned Artworks

June 26, 2023

NYC DOT Announces Second Round of 2023 Open Street Locations Across the Five Boroughs

June 23, 2023

Mayor Adams, DOT Commissioner Rodriguez Open Latest Phase of "Broadway Vision," Creating Improved Public Spaces and Street Safety From Madison Square to Herald Square

June 21, 2023

NYC DOT Announces Multiple Artists to Enliven and Beautify the Walls of the 191st Street Tunnel in Northern Manhattan

June 20, 2023

NYC DOT to Celebrate Make Music New York Day in Public Spaces Across the Five Boroughs on June 21st

June 16, 2023

NYC DOT Announces Extensive Bike Programming and Outreach Across the Five Boroughs Ahead of Summer of Cycling

June 15, 2023

NYC DOT Announces Queens Expansion of E-Scooter Sharing Program

June 12, 2023

Mayor Adams, DOT Commissioner Rodriguez Bring "Summer Streets" to All Five Boroughs

June 8, 2023

Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for June 9, 2023

June 7, 2023

Suspension of Alternate Side Parking Regulations for June 8, 2023

June 6, 2023

Reminder: New Round of Public Workshops to Reimagine the Cross Bronx Expressway Begin This Week

May 31, 2023

NYC DOT to Launch Shabbos Open Streets on Staten Island

May 26, 2023

Vision Zero: NYC DOT and NYPD Remind New Yorkers to Not Drink and Drive During Holiday Weekend

Mayor Adams, Speaker Adams, Councilmember Williams, Borough President Richards Launch Jamaica Neighborhood Plan, Unveil Vision for Streetscape Improvements

May 25, 2023

NYC DOT Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez Tours Upper Manhattan Today as Part of the Agency’s Commissioner in Your Borough Series

May 23, 2023

NYC DOT, NYPD, Staten Island FerryHawks, and Bike New York Partner to Donate Bikes to Underserved Communities

May 22, 2023

NYC DOT Launches Series of Themed Self-Guided Bike Route Maps to Encourage Cycling

May 18, 2023

New, First-in-the-Nation Electric Vehicle Charging Report Shows High Usage, Reliability at Plugs Across City

May 17, 2023

Bike Month: NYC DOT Encourages New Yorkers to Go for a Ride on 'Bike-to-Work Day'

Mayor Adams, DOT Commissioner Rodriguez Kick Off Redesign of Gun Hill Road to Speed up Commutes, Improve Safety

May 16, 2023

NYC DOT Announces up to $30 Million to Dramatically Expand Available Resources for Management of Plazas, Open Streets, Other Public Spaces

May 12, 2023

New York City and State Launch New Round of Workshops to Reimagine the Cross Bronx Expressway

Mayor Adams to Honor 140th Anniversary of Brooklyn Bridge with Revitalized Public Space in Chinatown Under Bridge

May 10, 2023

Livable Streets for Queens: NYC DOT Brings Street Seats to Jamaica Avenue and Begins Bike Lane Hardening on Queens Boulevard

May 9, 2023

NYC DOT Announces Astor Place "Alamo" Cube Will be Restored – and Will Spin Again This Summer

May 5, 2023

Traffic Advisory: DOT Encourages Alternate Travel Modes During Street Closures for Return of TD Five Boro Bike Tour This Sunday

May 3, 2023

NYC DOT Launches Platform for New Yorkers to Report Areas Where Double-Parking and Blocked Bike and Bus Lanes Commonly Occur Due to Vehicle Loading and Unloading

May 1, 2023

NYC DOT and New York Power Authority to Create up to 13 Public Electric Vehicle Fast-Charging Hubs at Municipal Parking Facilities Across New York City

April 28, 2023

DOT Launches Inaugural Ride of the Dorothy Day Staten Island Ferry

April 24, 2023

NYC DOT Taking New Steps to Expand Bike Infrastructure and Encourage Safe Operation of E-bikes as Overall Bike Ridership Reaches All-time High

April 22, 2023

Earth Week: NYC DOT Announces 2023 Open Streets Program, With an Initial Batch of Nearly 160 Locations, Permanent Redesigns

April 18, 2023

Work Zone Awareness Week: NYC DOT Highlights Citywide Concrete Crews Installing Vision Zero Safety Projects and Reminds Drivers to Slow Down in Work Zones on City Streets and Highways

April 13, 2023

Virtual Public Workshops Begin Next Week to Develop Plan for 7-Mile Harlem River Greenway in the Bronx

April 12, 2023

NYC DOT to Test New Technology to Improve Street Safety by Better Measuring and Analyzing Transportation Uses on NYC Streets

April 10, 2023

NYC Partners With Rock Legend Chubby Checker on Traffic Safety PSA

April 6, 2023

NYC DOT to Launch Local Delivery Hub Pilot to Reduce Negative Environmental and Safety Effects of Truck Deliveries

April 3, 2023

NYC DOT to Kick off Open Streets Season With Largest-Ever Celebration of Open Streets: Car-Free Earth Day

March 29, 2023

DOT Launches Next Phase of On-Street Carshare Program That Will Double the Number of Available Parking Spaces

March 24, 2023

ICYMI: NYC DOT Wraps up Week of Major Safety and Infrastructure Announcements

New York City and State Kicking off Public Meetings to Reimagine the Cross Bronx Expressway and Reconnect Communities Throughout Bronx Corridor

March 22, 2023

Mayor Adams Announces Plan to Expand Harlem River Greenway to the Bronx

March 21, 2023

NYC DOT Announces Major Step in Crafting Vision to Reconnect Communities Along the BQE Corridor

City Announces Major Water Supply Improvements and New 'Super Sidewalks' Completed Along Ninth Avenue in Midtown

March 20, 2023

Mayor Adams Announces Plan to Combat Lithium-Ion Battery Fires, Promote Safe Electric Micromobility Usage

March 16, 2023

NYC DOT Announces Search for Artists to Beautify 191st Street Tunnel

March 12, 2023

Mayor Adams, DOT Commissioner Rodriguez Kick off new Phase of "Broadway Vision" Plan to Create new Public Spaces, Enhance Street Safety From Madison Square to Herald Square

March 7, 2023

Prospect Park Alliance, NYC DOT + NYC Parks Release Park Drive Safety Study

February 28, 2023

NYC DOT Unveils Refined Design Concepts for BQE Central as Corridor-Wide Process Moves Forward

February 27, 2023

Suspension Of Alternate Side Parking Regulations

Open Streets: DOT to Make Permanent Upgrades to Quisqueya Plaza

February 14, 2023

Vision Zero: DOT Releases Update to Borough Pedestrian Safety Action Plans, With Targeted Analysis of Priority Corridors and Intersections

February 13, 2023

"Staten Island Day": Commissioner Rodriguez Meets With Local Leaders During All-Day Visit to Staten Island

February 7, 2023

NYC DOT Begins Major Expansion of On-Street Carshare After Successful Pilot

February 2, 2023

NYC DOT Announces the Relaunch of the ‘We’re Walking Here’ NYC Competition – In Conjunction with Hip-Hop 50

January 30, 2023

NYC DOT, Mayor’s Office of International Affairs and Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs Unveil First Restored Medallions Along Avenue of the Americas

January 27, 2023

St. John’s Athletics and NYC DOT Partner to Promote Vision Zero Campaign During the 2022-23 Season

January 24, 2023

Reimagining Our Streets: Commissioners Rodriguez and Cumbo Invite Cultural Organizations and Community Groups to Become Open Streets Community Partners in 2023

January 23, 2023

NYC DOT and MTA Announce Major Improvements for Pedestrians and Bus Riders Completed at Pelham Bay Park Station in The Bronx

January 21, 2023

Open Streets: NYC DOT to Cut Ribbon on Underhill Plaza in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn

January 6, 2023

Vision Zero: NYC Traffic Fatalities Dropped in 2022 For First Time in Three Years, Pedestrian Deaths Near Record Lows


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