Analysis: ‘Dangerous Vehicle Abatement Program’ is a Failure By All Measures
The Department of Transportation wants the Dangerous Vehicle Abatement Program to simply expire in part because it did not dramatically improve safety among these worst-of-the-worst drivers and led to a tiny number of vehicle seizures.
‘Betrayal’: Adams Caves to Opposition, Abandons Bus Improvement Plan on Fordham Road
The capitulation on Fordham Road is the latest episode in which the mayor has delayed or watered down a transportation project in deference to powerful interests.
Astoria Clamors for Protected Bike Lanes on 31st Ave. ‘Bike Boulevard,’ But DOT Hasn’t Decided
Protected bike lanes are the floor for 31st Avenue.
Council Needs Info from DOT So it Can Rescue (or Ignore) Fading ‘Dangerous Vehicle Abatement Program’
The Council Transportation Chair said that the DOT's failure to give the Council the required final report has made it difficult to consider the next steps for the program, which expires on Oct. 26.
DOT Continues to Ignore Dangers it Created on Brooklyn’s Fourth Ave
The Department of Transportation is still willfully endangering cyclists on Brooklyn's Fourth Avenue.
Friday’s Headlines: The City’s Annual Gridlock ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Gridlock alert days are back and the same as ever. Plus more news.
Analysis: DOT’s Curb Management ‘Action’ Couldn’t Come Soon Enough
DOT and Mayor Adams on Tuesday released a 10-point curb management "action plan" full of plans to make plans to reorient curb space away from private car storage.
Council Passes Battery ‘Buy-Back’ Program and Other Bills to Curb Lithium-Ion Fires
Finally, there's a law to create a citywide "buy back" program that would allow delivery workers to exchange faulty or second-hand lithium-ion batteries for safe, certified ones.
Industry and Public Don’t Like DOT’s Proposed Cargo Bike Rules
This freight bike rule is going to be a heavy lift, the Department of Transportation learned on Wednesday.
Amid Rash of Crashes, DOT Has No Bronx Borough Commissioner
“Whenever I have concerns with DOT at the moment, I have to call you," Council Member Rafael Salamanca Jr. told DOT Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez at a hearing.