2006 Press Releases

December 28, 2006
DOT to Re-Instate Limited Vehicle Access to Central Park

December 21, 2006
DOT Installs First On-Street Muni-Meters on Staten Island

December 20, 2006
DOT to Widen Sidewalk & Install Bike Racks in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

December 18, 2006
DOT Announces Shea Stadium Metro Card Giveaway

December 12, 2006
DOT to Install Traffic Signal on Van Brunt Street

December 8, 2006
DOT Introduces New "Shared Lane" Signs and Pavement Markings to Promote Safe Cycling and Encourage Bicyclists and Motorists to Share the Road

December 6, 2006
DOT Repairs Cobblestones on Wooster Street

December 6, 2006
DOT Installs Muni-Meters in the Parkchester Section of the Bronx

November 14, 2006
City Announces Continued Progress on Task Force Recommendations

November 16, 2006
DOT Announces Holiday Traffic Mitigation Plan to Go into Effect Friday, November 17th, 2006

November 3, 2006
Traffic Advisory - Times Square

November 2, 2006
DOT Installs Muni-Meters on Atlantic Avenue In Brooklyn

October 26, 2006
DOT Announces the Reconstruction of the 145th Street Bridge Over the Harlem River

October 26, 2006
DOT Announces the Restoration of Two-Way Traffic on the Steinway Street Bridge

October 12, 2006
DOT Announces Pedestrian Safety Improvements For Times Square

October 11, 2006
DOT Announces Year-Long Closure of the Lower Roadway on the Manhattan Bridge

September 14, 2006
City To Add 50 New Cameras To Red Light Camera Program

September 12, 2006
City Announces Unprecedented Citywide Bicycle Safety Improvements (pdf)

August 24, 2006
Traffic Advisory Brooklyn Queens Expressway (BQE)

August 3, 2006
Staten Island Transportation Task Force Announces Plans for Improvements at Four High Priority Intersections and Highlights Other Improvements

July 31, 2006
DOT Activates Credit Card Friendly Muni-Meters to Address Congestion On Canal Street In Chinatown

July 1, 2006
Traffic Advisory: Gowanus Expressway HOV Lane Has Ceased Operation

June 26, 2006
Staten Island Transportation Task Force Announces Updates

June 16, 2006
DOT Expands the Number of Credit Card Friendly Parking Meters in the City

June 6, 2006
DOT Announces Plans for New Bicycle Lanes and Traffic Calming Measures in Fort Greene/Clinton Hill

June 1, 2006
DOT Announces Enhancements for Forest and South Avenues and Outlines Progress of Staten Island Task Force Recommendations

June 1, 2006
New York City DOT, MTA-New York City Transit, and New York State DOT To Host Public Meetings on New York City Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Study (pdf)

May 31, 2006
Traffic Advisory for Central and Prospect Parks

May 10, 2006
NYC DOT Presents Citywide Truck Management and Community Impact Reduction Study Project Recommendations

May 4, 2006
29th Annual Five Boro Bike Tour Kicks Off 2006 Bike Month NYC

May 2, 2006
Travel Advisory for the Grand Central Parkway

April 21, 2006
Travel Advisory for the Grand Central Parkway

April 4, 2006
Spirit of America Sets Sail

March 22, 2006
City Previews Models of Proposed Street Furniture Designs

March 19, 2006
Jackie Robinson Parkway Reopens Ahead of Schedule

March 17, 2006
$1 Million NASDAQ Donation Funds New DOT Emergency Response Boat

March 13, 2006
DOT Announces Plans for Downtown Brooklyn Pedestrian Plaza

March 10, 2006
Demolition of Cypress Hills Cemetery Road East and West Bridges Requires Full Closure of the Jackie Robinson Parkway

February 26, 2006
Steinway Street Bridge

February 19, 2006
Steinway Street Bridge

February 13, 2006
Suspension of Alternate Side Parking (ASP) Regulations to Facilitate Snow Removal

February 13, 2006
Demolition of Steinway Street Bridge

February 10, 2006
DOT Releases Preliminary Truck Study Recommendations

January 26, 2006
DOT Names New Staten Island Borough Commissioner

January 19, 2006
City Unveils State of the Art Pedestrian Signal for Visually Impaired Staten Islanders

January 16, 2006
Traffic Advisory – Brooklyn-Queens Expressway

January 05, 2006
Statement on the Indictment of Vincent Ventafredda

January 05, 2006
DOT Announces First Free Car Seat Check Event of 2006

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