Tag: department-of-transportation

Adams and DOT announce Citi Bike expansion amid record-high ridership

A new Citi Bike stand at Hancock Street and Malcolm X Boulevard.

Nov. 3, 2023 By Isabel Song Beer

After record-high Citi Bike ridership numbers across New York City over the past few months, rideshare company Lyft, along with the Department of Transportation and Mayor Eric Adams, announced plans to significantly expand the service by the end of next year. 

BQE closure ‘dumps traffic’ on Atlantic Avenue, to dismay of local merchants

BQE work

Oct. 18, 2023 By Adam Daly The Department of Transportation partially closed the infamous triple cantilver on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway over the weekend to complete some much-needed repairs to the span — with closures to sections of the notoriously congested roadway pushing traffic onto surrounding streets, to the dismay of local businesses. From Oct. 14-16, the…
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New and improved Canarsie bike lane includes ‘tremendous safety upgrade for bicyclists’: DOT

Aug. 30, 2023 By Ximena Del Cerro A new bike lane near Canarsie Pier which connects Canarsie to the Jamaica Bay Greenway, Gateway National Recreation Area, and the Rockaways is ready to roll. The $1.9 million project to build the new section of a raised, eight-foot-wide, two-way bike lanes on Shore Parkway was completed one year ahead of schedule and more than $1.45 million under budget. The project was managed by the city’s Department of Transportation and Department of Design and Construction, and funded by DOT and the state’s Office of Resilient Homes and Communities. Work began back in June…
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