Traffic Light

Locals Rejoice as Busy Chinatown Intersection Bestowed with New Traffic Light

Posted June 15, 2016 at 5:13 am

The Department of Transportation last week bowed to the request of Chinatown locals, and installed a new traffic signal at a bustling intersection. Councilwoman Margaret Chin pushed for the measure and announced the new light, located in the intersection of Catherine and Henry Streets. The installation was reportedly at the request of the community, which […]

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Bowery Traffic Light Falls Over Onto Neighboring Building

Last modified February 13, 2015 at 12:03 am

The intersection of Bowery and Kenmare was recently reconfigured in an attempt to address ongoing traffic and safety concerns. That included a small change to the light sequence for eastbound drivers. But those morning motorists are in for a surprise this morning, as the traffic light poles at the northwest corner fell this morning. Its […]

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New Traffic Lights Installed at Madison and Jefferson Streets

Last modified August 18, 2015 at 5:20 pm

Last summer, Community Board 3 signaled its approval for additional traffic controls at the intersection of Madison and Jefferson Streets.

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Wind Spins Bowery Traffic Light

Posted February 1, 2013 at 10:24 am

Take a look at this traffic light in the intersection of Bowery and East Houston. On a normal day, the signal is meant to control motorists heading northward on the Bowery. Yesterday, however, the entire housing swiveled 180-degrees, presumably due to the winds. The light was slightly off-kilter in the early morning hours, but by […]

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Crossing Time at Intersection of Delancey and Clinton Extended

Posted August 20, 2012 at 6:46 am

Probably one of the more significant components of the DOT Delancey Street safety plan is finally in effect, arriving nearly two weeks after the “no left turn” on Essex was first implemented.

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Delancey Crossing Signal Replaced

Posted January 27, 2011 at 6:18 am

The DOT signal crew replaced the busted crossing sign in the intersection of Ludlow and Delancey.

Dangling Delancey Crossing Signal

Posted January 24, 2011 at 6:18 am

Crosswalk signals continue their collective demise all across town. Watch your step!

Chrystie Street Road Sign Removed

Posted January 6, 2011 at 6:18 am

Last week, the Chrystie Street road sign at Delancey was in danger of crashing down. Now it’s gone.

Early Edition: January 5

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:02 am

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Truck with a Message

Last modified November 1, 2010 at 12:23 am

This truck has a poignant message scrawled across its body. It reads: “It’s the moment you realize nobody has your back…that’s when you give up! Spotted in the northbound intersection of Bowery and East Houston.

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