New York State Department of Transportation

  • Blogs

    January 27, 2014

    How Long Is the Shake Shack Line? Ask Placemeter

    When Shake Shack opened in Madison Square Park nearly a decade ago, lines followed almost immediately, and they have yet to let up. Sure, there's the Shack Cam, a video camera feed that provides you a real time view of the line, but that's about as useful as a sign telling you a subway is coming wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    NYC's Bike and Pedestrian Crashes Are Now Mapped

    ​Using data compiled by the New York State Department of Transportation, Transportation Alternatives has released CrashStat, a map of pedestrian and bike crashes in the city, spanning the years from 1995 to 2009. It's searchable by neighborhood, precinct, and street address, among other option ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    MTA Consolidates 117 Separate Public Information Numbers Into One (511)

    Amazingly, the MTA once, all too recently, had 117 separate phone numbers that the public could call in order to complain, get information, report issues, or chat with their favorite MTA specialist (O.K., we're only just imagining the latter). But now the day has come in which there is but one conso ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2010

    Update: City Serves Temporary Restraining Order to Bus Man Running Charters along MTA-Cut Lines

    ​A week and a half ago, we spoke to Joel Azumah, the 27-year-old who began running charter buses along the X25, X29, X90, QM22 lines recently cut by the MTA. The city Department of Transportation sent him a cease and desist letter at the end of June, when he started his service, but he kept hi ... More >>

  • News

    December 29, 1998

    Park Here?

    Tribeca residents say road will run over plans to save park