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October 26, 2017

NYC to Test Ban on Curbside Deliveries

The city will also be expanding its off-hour delivery program for businesses that are interested in receiving deliveries during less busy times.

February 23, 2017

Truck Fleet Targets Niche Filming Market

New York City-based Angel Aerial rents its diverse fleet of trucks and equipment to the film and TV industries — and has used its fleet to help the city in times of need, including after the 9/11 attacks.

November 8, 2016

Over-Height Detection System Installed in NYC

The installation of a $4.8 million over-height vehicle detection system has been completed on two New York City parkways to prevent large trucks from hitting low-clearance bridges.

April 15, 2016

NYC Surveys Truck Fleets About Safety Practices

New York City has singled out food delivery service Fresh Direct and private utility Con Edison as standout fleets that have implemented numerous safer-driving practices.

March 21, 2016

Video Tip: Using Turn Signals Consistently

The Iowa Department of Transportation offers advice that may help some fleet drivers break the lazy habit of neglecting to use turn indicators when they're needed.

March 20, 2016

NYC's Failure to Signal

This video, shot a few years ago, shows video blogger Clarence Eckerson Jr. conducting his own research on how often New York City drivers fail to use their turn indicators. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

January 25, 2016

Historic Snow Storm Pummels East Coast

More than 2 feet of snow fell along the East Coast and middle Atlantic regions over the weekend, leading transportation agencies to work around the clock to clear snow and ice, while closing highways and streets in Washington, D.C., New York City, and Philadelphia.

January 1, 2016

Lawsuit Clouds NYC Taxi Fleet's Wheelchair Access

A lawsuit could slow the roll out of wheelchair-accessible taxis in New York City because the approved vehicles don't meet the city's requirements.

June 23, 2015

NYC Mayor Mandates Sideguards for Refuse Trucks

New York City's Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed a bill that requires side guards on 10,000 city and private refuse trucks by 2024 to reduce deaths and serious injuries during collisions with passengers.

February 9, 2015

NYC Adding Truck Side Guards to Protect Pedestrians, Cyclists

New York City will begin adding side guards to 240 of its medium-duty trucks that will prevent a pedestrian or cyclist from being caught under a vehicle during a collision, Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced.

June 6, 2014

2014 Nissan NV200 Taxi

After taking a quick look around the Nissan NV200 taxi and contemplating the best driving scenario for it, I was struck with an idea — why not take this NYC cab to a L.A. Dodgers game.

December 4, 2013

PSEG to Provide Green Energy For Super Bowl XLVIII

For every megawatt hour of electricity used to power the event, PSEG will purchase and retire one renewable energy credit (REC) on behalf of Super Bowl XLVIII.

November 16, 2011

Smith Electric Vehicles to Build All-Electric Trucks in NYC

KANSAS CITY, MO - Smith Electric Vehicles Corp., announced that the company will expand its U.S. operations by adding a manufacturing facility in New York State, creating up to 100 new direct local jobs.

May 3, 2011

Nissan NV200 Selected for NYC Taxi Fleet

NEW YORK CITY – The New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission (TLC) has selected the Nissan NV200 as the exclusive taxi of New York City beginning in late 2013.

June 17, 2010

NYC Parks Dept. Deploys Hybrid Trucks

NEW YORK CITY - The New York City (NYC) Parks Department is working to green its fleet as part of a citywide goal to curb carbon dioxide by 30 percent by the year 2017.

August 27, 2009

NYC Fleet Gets Greener with Hybrid Trucks

NEW YORK CITY - New York City put its first medium-duty diesel-electric hybrid truck, the Kenworth T370 hybrid, into service this past spring.

June 1, 2009

Mack Delivers Hybrid Refuse Truck to NYC

NEW YORK, NY – During a recent event in Flushing Meadows Corona Park, Mack Trucks, Inc. was recognized for delivering a diesel-electric hybrid MACK TerraPro Low Entry model refuse truck to the City of New York.

January 9, 2009

Wirelessly Keeping New York City Streets Clean

With on-the-street inspectors and a wireless reporting system, New York City is making a big dent in street maintenance.

January 1, 2008

Two NYC Agencies Invest in CNG and Hybrid Power Alternatives

CNG-powered street sweepers and hybrid buses help New York City’s Department of Sanitation and the NYC Transit tackle cost and environment issues.

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