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Brooklyn Cyclist Dies After Fall on Manhattan Bridge

A 36-year-old man died after falling from his bike on the Manhattan Bridge yesterday.

Taxi Catches Fire on Manhattan Bridge

A taxi burst into flames on the Manhattan Bridge earlier today. While the accident caused major traffic delays, no one was injured.

City is Beginning to Implement Manhattan Bridge Safety Measures

The Department of Transportation yesterday implemented the first part of a plan to improve safety around the Manhattan Bridge. Beginning this week, they're no longer reversing the direction of the lower roadway during the afternoon rush hour. In an...

City Outlines Safety Improvements Near Manhattan Bridge

On Tuesday evening, the city's Department of Transportation went before Community Board 3's transportation committee to outline their plan to make the area around the Manhattan Bridge less treacherous. Dan Wagner, DOT project manager, noted that there are "astronomically...

“Under the Elevated” Gets a Test Run Below Manhattan Bridge

If you've walked near the Manhattan Bridge at Division Street lately, you probably noticed something new. Last Friday, the Design Trust for Public Space and the city's Department of Transportation unveiled "Under the Elevated," an interactive community calendar. The installation,...

Bus Carrying Prison Inmates Crashes on Manhattan Bridge

A Department of Corrections bus from Rikers Island crashed on the Manhattan Bridge this morning. Police said 14 people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries.  The bus was heading for Lower Manhattan's court buildings when it hit...

Cops Evict Homeless Man From Space in Manhattan Bridge

This morning police removed a man who had been living in a compartment over the bike lane on the Manhattan Bridge. A large number of officers, including some from the 5th Precinct, stopped bike traffic on the Manhattan side...

Two Pedestrians Injured in Fung Wah Bus Accident Last Night

Two pedestrians were injured last night after being struck by an intercity bus near the Manhattan Bridge.  The Fung Wah bus was pulling on to the bridge on its way through Brooklyn at around 11 p.m. when the accident...

Brooklyn Bridge Lanes Closed Once Again This Coming Weekend

Man-about-Chinatown Wilson Tang noticed the  beefed up traffic/pedestrian safety presence near the Manhattan Bridge this past weekend.  It was due to the closure of all Manhattan-bound lanes of the Brooklyn Bridge, which is in the midst of a major...

Two Views From the East River

Many people find inspiration in the Lower East Side's river crossings. Thanks to artist David Wander for sharing two especially striking perspectives of Lower Manhattan's waterway.  
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