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Lower East Side »

Elderly Woman Dies After Being Hit by Car on South Street, Police Say

Shu Fan Haung, 82, died from her injuries after she was hit while crossing South Street last week.

Bedford Park »

City Raises $9M in School Speed Camera Revenue Since January

The city's 23 cameras have recorded 183,000 violations since January, officials said.

Fordham »

Fordham Plaza Overhaul Set to Include Cafe and Market

The new plaza is also meant to help reduce traffic-related injuries and deaths. 

Upper West Side »

Safety Measures Coming to Deadly West End Avenue

The changes are expected to lessen dangerous turns and reduce speeding, the DOT said. 

Woodside »

De Blasio Signs 11 Traffic Safety Bills as Part of 'Vision Zero' Initiative

The signing took place near the Woodside intersection where an 8-year-old was killed in December.

East Harlem »

Select Bus Service Rolls Out Along the M60 Line on 125th Street

Politicians lauded the new service, but advocates for the disabled said more could be done to help them.

Upper West Side »

Crosswalk Among Changes Unveiled at Deadly 96th Street Intersection

The DOT made $300,000 worth in infrastructure changes to the intersection to make it safer.

St. George »

Expanded Staten Island Ferry Service to Start This Weekend

The Staten Island Ferry will run every half-hour through weekend nights, instead of every hour.

Inwood »

Woman Struck By Bus on Broadway Just Hours After Slow Zone Announcement

A woman was hit by a BxM18 bus less than one block from the site of DOT's slow zone press conference.

Long Island City »

City to Launch 'Arterial Slow Zones' on Northern and Queens Boulevards

The initiative will knock down the speed limit from 30 to 25 mph on Northern Blvd.

Inwood »

Speed Limit to Be Reduced on Broadway Above Columbus Circle, DOT Says

The 8.3-mile stretch of Broadway will become New York's fourth arterial slow zone this July.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Atlantic Avenue First Major Thoroughfare to Get 'Slow Zone'

The speed limit on a 7.6-mile stretch of Atlantic Avenue will be reduced from 30 to 25 mph.

Upper West Side »

Law Could Add Hundreds of Audible Signals to City Crosswalks

The proposed law comes as visually impaired pedestrians demand a seat at the table.

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