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Forest Hills »

Group Plans March and Rally for Queens Boulevard Safety

The event, scheduled for March 7, will begin in Forest Hills.

Jamaica »

MAP: See the Most Dangerous Intersections in North Jamaica

The area around Hillside and Jamaica avenues is among the most crash-prone sections of Queens.

Jamaica »

MAP: Pedestrian Safety Plan Includes 72 'Priority Intersections' for Queens

The city plans to bring more speed limit signs and lights timed for pedestrians to the priority areas.

Fort George »

Parents Call for Crossing Guard at Crash-Prone Intersection Near School

Parents at WHEELS Elementary in Fort George said the school needs more traffic-safety measures.

Hudson Heights »

Hudson Heights Slow Zone Would Lower Speed Limit to 20 MPH

The DOT wants to designate a slow zone in Hudson Heights and install a crosswalk on Bennett Avenue.

Greenpoint »

Traffic Light Installed at Intersection Where Man Died Last March

Jorge Rios died at 47 while driving on a motorcycle on Manhattan Avenue at Green Street.

Park Slope »

Park Slope Teen Pushes for Traffic Safety After 3 Classmates Killed by Cars

Former M.S. 51 student Alison Collard de Beaufort wants kids to get involved in pedestrian safety.

West Village »

City to Shut Down Block of Waverly Place to Improve Traffic Safety

The city plans to close Waverly Place to traffic between Seventh Avenue South and Charles Street.

Windsor Terrace »

DOT to Unveil Street Safety Upgrades for Kensington and Windsor Terrace

The announcement follows the death of a 14-year-old boy at Caton Avenue and East Seventh Street.

Upper West Side »

INTERACTIVE TIMELINE: What Happened on the Upper West Side in 2014

From pedestrian deaths to Columbia's sexual assault protests, we looked back at the year's big events.

Kensington »

Parents to Flood 311 With Street Safety Demands After Student Killed by Car

Parents at P.S. 230 and P.S. 130 want crossing guards, better signage and other safety upgrades.

Prospect Heights »

Pedestrian Safety Measures Proposed for Dangerous Atlantic Avenue Crossing

New crosswalks, turn restrictions and bigger medians may come to Washington and Underhill avenues.

Upper West Side »

Dangerous Lincoln Square Streets to Get Series of Fixes Under DOT Plan

The DOT wants to make the "bow tie" intersection safer with changes proposed for Spring 2015. 

Fort George »

Pedestrians Plead for Traffic Safety Measures at 190th St. A Train Entrance

Residents say the entrance is dangerous for straphangers due to poor visibility and speeding vehicles.

Elmhurst »

Improper Turn Summonses Jump 1,100 Percent Under Vision Zero

The 110th Precinct targets drivers who speed or fail to yield in a bid to shrink pedestrian injuries.

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