Home Tags Department of Transportation

Tag: Department of Transportation

The relative slowdown of arts-related matters in August recently prompted me to put together a long, admittedly meandering list of items you might want to add to what could nonetheless be quite a robust art agenda for the month. It included notes about some current and forthcoming shows—visual art, dance, music, film, et cetera—at many different venues, and it traveled around NYC's boroughs a fair bit before heading upstate. It even veered off at...
The Department of Transportation, in an attempt to better understand the psychology of New York City drivers, is allowing people to track their own driving habits in exchange for Allstate auto insurance discounts and other "incentive rewards valued at $25," according to the website for newly launched program Drive Smart. The DOT is partnering with several technology companies for the project, which was launched last month in beta form, to provide apps available on Android and...
After all the fuss last summer over the American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge being futzed with by some German artists, you'd think that those waving banners of patriotism would have been replaced by theft-proof, Teflon versions. But, alas, no: The American flags at the top of the Brooklyn Bridge have again been tampered with, and this time the culprit is one that we all know too well: Winter. High winds, snow, and ice...
When not dealing with love locks, the Department of Transportation actually undertakes a lot of important tasks like creating new bike lanes and repairing roadways. The department is also in charge of building and maintaining bridges in the city and, in case you missed it, a new Kosciuszko Bridge has been in the works for some time. Now, we've got further details and our first look at the feat of engineering. The current bridge, which...

SUBSCRIBE TODAY!