Installed more than 60 years ago as a symbol of hope and unity in the hemisphere, medallions had fallen into disrepair, with only 18 original medallions remaining. Under Adams Administration, creating new, safe and up-to-date signage along Sixth Avenue was a priority.
DOT Commissioner Rodriquez and other officials speaking at the Restoration of National Medallions along the Avenue of the Americas | Photo Courtesy: DOT New York — In commemoration of Hispanic Heritage Month, NYC Department of Transportation Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez, Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs Commissioner Manuel Castro and Mayor’s Office for International Affairs Commissioner Edward Mermelstein […]
As the culmination of a month-long public-awareness campaign, agency teams are at major traffic and transit hubs today, reminding drivers that speed cameras will operate around-the-clock starting August 1st --following historic expansion of the state law.
NEW YORK –New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez announced that today is a Citywide multi-agency “Day of Awareness” to promote the expansion of the City’s speed camera program to 24/7/365. As a month-long multi-media public-awareness campaign comes to a close, the cameras will go 24/7 next Monday, August 1st. The City’s speed camera […]
Monday, July 18, 2022, Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez speaks at the Doing Business with DOT event. | Photo Credit: NY DOT NEW YORK—NYC Department of Transportation Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez, joined by Mayor’s Office of Contract Services Director/Chief City Procurement Officer Lisa M. Flores, Small Business Services Commissioner Kevin D. Kim and NYC Department of Design & […]
Pedestrian Safety and Older New Yorkers Study identifies design improvements that significantly protect older adults. DOT will install turn-calming treatments at 50 Older Adult targeted intersections annually & expand installation of pedestrian head-start signals.
NEW YORK—NYC Department of Transportation Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez today announced that the NYC Department of Transportation has released the Pedestrian Safety and Older New Yorkers Study, as well as a series of initiatives that are part of a larger investment to improve overall pedestrian safety at intersections. The study analyzes key factors contributing to crashes amongst older New Yorkers and put forth […]