Due to increased traffic volume and UN Assembly related street closures, weekdays from September 24 - October 1, 2018 are newly designated Gridlock Alert Days. DOT's Traffic Operations Division analysis revealed that the week of the UN General Debate includes the most significant driving delays. Learn more at nyc.gov/gridlockalert. Click here for transportation alternative ideas.
New Map Resources Available from the City
The City has released two helpful new mapping resources. NYC Department of Building's Active Major Construction tool is an interactive map and dashboard that provides real-time insight into all currently active major construction sites. NYC Department of City Planning just added a POPS (privately-owned public spaces) layer to their Capital Planning Platform.
Legislation for Benefits for 9/11 Volunteers & Workers
signed legislation on September 11, 2018 to extend the period for workers and volunteers to file a Notice of Participation for lost wage and medical benefits as a result of their involvement in the rescue, recovery and clean-up operations following September 11, 2001. The bill
extends the deadline until September 11, 2022. For more information, visit