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The car that drove down sidewalks, killing one person and injuring 20, has raised concerns about safety provisions in a recent $55 million revamp of the area.

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65 trucks, each weighing 32 tons, should give wannabe terrorists pause.

The heavy objects are meant to act as a deterrent to anyone planning an attack like the one in Berlin.

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There is fun to be had even at reasonable speeds.

An early morning drive shines a whole new light on a city.

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Report: Multiple vehicles violate the 3-ton weight limit.

Truck drivers might be accustomed to paying attention to signs at bridges and tunnels that warn of height and weight restrictions. Regular drivers? Not so much.

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Vin Diesel hinted that the next film in the blockbuster Fast and Furious series could take place in New York, while continuing to point to a April 2017 debut.

NYC Police Commissioner William Bratton says women should, 'adopt the buddy system' when they ride in a cab, especially late at night.

Electric vehicles may still be largely confined to pockets of the US but, slowly, more cities and governments are putting weight behind the technology and infrastructure. The latest to do so is New York City. NYC mayor Bill de Blasio announced a plan Tuesday to replace 2,000 non-emergency city vehicles with electric models by 2025, roughly one-fifth of the overall government vehicle fleet, The New York Times reported.This isn't the first time the city of New York has purchased electric vehicles,

The New Taxi Driver-Owner Association Speak Out Agains Surge Pricing

A new group in NYC, the Taxi Driver-Owner Association, is raising taxi driver complaints against Uber and similar ridehailing companies.

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By-The-Minute Carsharing Now Reaches Into Queens

Car2Go is growing from Brooklyn into several areas in the borough of Queens to expand the car-sharing service's reach in the Big Apple. It's also adding 100 more Smart Fortwos to the fleet to cope with the additional users.

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After battling with Uber, celebrities and New York Governor Cuomo, the De Blasio administration has shelved plans to cap Uber growth in New York City. For now.

Ridehailing App, Sharing Economy Rapidly Becoming Political

NYC mayor Bill de Blasio will not debate with Uber, saying that he doesn't do that with private corporations. Elsewhere, Uber is fast becoming political.

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Few Safeguards In Place To Ensure Motorists' Privacy, NYCLU Warns

E-ZPass readers are used for more than collecting tolls in New York.

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FiveThirtyEight takes a look at how speed limits are set, and wonders whether a better system of setting speed limits and shepherding traffic safety could lead to fewer road deaths.

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The Taxi and Limousine Tribunal in New York City temporarily closed five of Uber's six bases in the Big Apple until they handed over some ride data from last year. However, while an appeal is pending, they are open again.

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Recently elected New York City mayor Bill de Blasio inaugurated his "Vision Zero" plan last year to reduce traffic deaths in The Big Apple to zero by 2024. The numbers for 2014 show the initiative is headed in the right direction: pedestrian deaths dropped to an all-time low of 132, down from 179 in 2013.

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"Why can't we have competition? Why did the city think there had to be exclusivity?" – Taxi Association

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GE Pilot Program Comes To NYC

Longtime electric-vehicle drivers will tell you that, when it comes maximizing efficiency while driving, smoothness counts. And it looks like the same goes for the electricity of the buildings charging those vehicles. Which is why General Electric is running a pilot program of plug-in vehicle chargers in New York, Wired reports.

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The new home of Cadillac will be in the 330 Hudson building in New York City's Hudson Square, putting the luxury marque smack dab in the middle of three of the city's hippest areas, SoHo, Greenwich Village and Tribeca.