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Fort Greene »

DOT Plan to Ban Left Turns from Flatbush Onto Myrtle Ave. Moves Ahead

The DOT's plan would force drivers who want to go east on Myrtle Avenue to go west and make a u-turn.

Upper East Side »

Dangerous East 60th Street Intersection Gets Safety Changes

Painted curb extensions and new turn lanes were installed at East 60th Street and Third Avenue.

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.

Crown Heights »

Eastern Parkway Becomes Latest 'Slow Zone' with 25 MPH Speed Limit

Enforcement of the new rule will begin July 7, police said.

Battery Park City »

City Installing Speed Bumps Near 3 Lower Manhattan Schools

Speed bumps are coming to Battery Park City's P.S. 276, the LES's P.S. 2 and Chinatown's P.S. 124.

Gramercy »

City Improves Pedestrian Safety at Gramercy Intersection After Crashes

The DOT is looking for ways to slow traffic at East 22nd Street and Third Avenue.

Civic Center »

NYPD Launches Latest Crackdown on Bad Drivers

The last two traffic blitzes ended with more than 10,000 tickets being issued.

Jamaica Hills »

Part of Dangerous Jamaica Street Being Made One-Way

A portion of 168th Street, near where a teen was struck by a car, will be turned into a one-way street.

Elmhurst »

More Than 1,000 Drivers Ticketed at Intersection in Weeklong Safety Push

The blitz at 74th Street and Roosevelt Avenue is part of the mayor's Vision Zero pedestrian safety push.

Forest Hills »

Woman Fatally Struck on Queens Blvd Was Walking Home From Synagogue

Rosa Anidjar, 82, was not carrying identification when she was struck, making it hard to identify her.

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.

Upper West Side »

UWS Community Board Rejects Cab Crash Bill After Initial Support

The board described the legislation as vague and unfair to taxi drivers. 

West Village »

Burglar Threw Cobblestone Through Village Window, Police Say

Police said the burglary was foiled by the 75-year-old resident of the Charles Street house.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Drivers Ticketed Up to 88 Percent More This Year, Police Say

Drivers in the 77th and 71st precincts are getting more tickets for speeding and failure to yield.

Mount Hope »

Speed Limit On Grand Concourse Dropping to 25 MPH

The city plans to drop the speed limit on the Grand Concourse from 30 to 25 miles per hour.

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