September 15, 2014, 5am PDT
A recent study by the New York City Department of Transportation on buffered bike lane interventions showed maintained traffic speeds while cyclist safety increased.
December 18, 2013, 1pm PST
New York's street re-designs have been praised for increasing safety and improving mobility for all users. But what effect have they had on the local economy? A new report from the city's DOT makes the business case for better streets.
November 22, 2013, 7am PST
Through diligence and innovation, New York has been able to make the city's streets the safest of any big city in America. This month, it published a guide to help livable streets supporters anywhere replicate its success.
November 5, 2013, 7am PST
As New York's City Council considers lowering the speed limit in the city's residential neighborhoods to 20 miles per hour, advocates can look to the Claremont neighborhood in the South Bronx where such a move has been well received.
Crain's New York Business
October 22, 2013, 8am PDT
New York City's Department of Transportation has officially released the second update to its Street Design Manual, providing specifics on new and forthcoming alterations to the city's streets and street furniture.
April 10, 2013, 6am PDT
Brooklyn Spoke excitedly reports on the first sightings of what will eventually become the largest bike-share system in the United States. NYC DOT has begun installing docking stations throughout the city.
August 20, 2012, 2pm PDT
With New York's fleet of more than 13,000 taxi cabs transmitting Global Positioning System (GPS) data, the city's Department of Transportation has been able to develop a highly detailed picture of traffic patterns in the Big Apple.
January 7, 2011, 6am PST
By charging drivers for each mile they travel, rather than a fixed amount, pay-as-you-drive insurance could cut driving by eight percent nationally, or more than eleven percent in New York State, says a Brookings Institution report.
December 2, 2010, 5am PST
The city's Department of Transportation recently announced plans to expand its successful Manhattan pilot program to all five boroughs.
The Architect's Newspaper
November 3, 2010, 11am PDT
The new initiative from the city's Department of Transportation and Police Department will target speeding and failure-to-yield violations, including rogue cyclists.