pedestrian safety

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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.

Upper West Side »

More UWS Police Trained to Use Radar Guns to Catch Speeding Drivers

The 20th Precinct has trained two more officers to use radar guns.

Jackson Heights »

DOT Installs Safety Railing Near Transit Hub After Fatal Accident

The railing was installed last month near the 74th Street Transit Hub.

Far Rockaway »

Teens Push to Create Rockaway Freeway Bike and Pedestrian Path

The path would be especially useful since Sandy demolished the boardwalk, the group said.

Upper West Side »

Pedestrian Accidents Down 75 Percent on Crash-Prone UWS

The 20th Precinct said its educational sign campaign is working in preventing accidents. 

Jackson Heights »

Safety Activists Place Fake Speed Signs in Jackson Heights, Elmhurst

The homemade 20 mph signs are meant to raise awareness about safety.

Civic Center »

Victims' Families and Advocates Form Group to Combat Traffic Deaths

In the wake of a morning traffic death, relatives of those killed in citywide accidents held a rally.

Long Island City »

Vigil to Mark Year Since Japanese Student Was Killed by Police Car

Family and friends will gather in Queensbridge to remember Ryo Oyamada, who was killed last year.

Jackson Heights »

Police Target Cyclists and Motorists in Jackson Heights Ticket Blitz

A safety initiative last Sunday handed out dozens of violations and summonses to cars — and bicyclists.

Jackson Heights »

Pedestrian Safety Summit Planned After Series of Accidents

The meeting will be hosted by local pols and a civic group in Jackson Heights.

Woodside »

Queens Reps Want Northern Blvd. Included in Mayor's Traffic Safety Plan

Officials say safety upgrades are needed following two recent incidents where pedestrians were struck.

Jackson Heights »

Pol Wants Intersection Studied After Woman is Killed by Bus

The 25-year-old victim was hit and killed by a Q53 bus on Monday evening.

Upper West Side »

Family of 9-Year-Old Killed by Taxi Wants Cabbie's License Yanked

Cooper Stock's family wants the city to take the cabdriver who killed the boy off the road.

Upper West Side »

Pedestrians at Fault for Recent UWS Traffic Accidents, Police Say

The 20th Precinct's top officer blamed recent crashes on pedestrians stepping into intersections. 

Park Slope »

Park Slope Police Nab Careless Drivers in Pedestrian Safety Sting

The 78th Precinct had officers pose as pedestrians and ticketed drivers who didn't yield.

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