The City Council Wednesday voted to expand service on the Staten Island Ferry.
Approved by a 46-0 vote, the bill requires the ferry to run every half-hour, instead of every hour during the night, by May 2015. And starting in six months, the ferry will run every 30 minutes in both directions from 7 p.m. to 2 a.m. on weekends.
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A report released Thursday on the New York City-area's poor road conditions will give drivers a case of road range and have mechanics cheering in their garages.
The Washington-based TRIP released its report, Bumpy Roads Ahead, that said 51% of the metropolitan area's major roads are in poor condition, costing drivers $673 a year in vehicle maintenance, additional fuel cost and depreciation.
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New Yorkers have certainly done their "share" to make Citi Bike a hit.
The inaugural summer of Citi Bike, which launched on May 27, has been a major success, according to the city Department of Transportation. More than 288,000 subscriptions have been registered for the bike share program through last Thursday.
Bike advocates say the program's popularity doesn't just exceed... » more
The Manhattan-bound lanes on the Brooklyn Bridge will be closed to traffic this weekend for repairs to ramps, the city Department of Transportation said.
The closure will begin Saturday at 12:01 and end Monday at 6 a.m.
Drivers who need access to Manhattan this weekend will be redirected to the Manhattan and Williamsburg bridges and the Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel. The repair work will also... » more