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Upper East Side »

Elderly Jogger Struck and Killed by Cyclist in Central Park, Police Say

Irving Schachter, 75, was training for a marathon when he was hit by a biker, police said.

Bushwick »

Bike Rider Hit by Car on Bushwick Street, Officials Say

Quamell Daniels, 21, was hospitalized after he was hit on Himrod Street at Irving Avenue, family said.

Inwood »

Police Hesitant to Bust Young, Illegal Cyclists in Fort Tryon Park

Police aren't going after teen riders, saying they'd have to be arrested rather than written summonses.

Inwood »

New Inwood Bus Stop Forcing Passengers to Exit Into Traffic Lane

The M100 bus lets passengers out in the middle lane at 207th Street and Tenth Avenue.

Washington Heights »

Broadway Slow Zone Begins Monday

Drivers will have to slow to 25 mph on Broadway from Columbus Circle to 220th Street.

Long Island City »

Crosswalks Coming to Center Boulevard After Calls for Increased Safety

The crosswalks will be at 48th and 49th Avenue near P.S./I.S. 78, where stop signs were recently added.

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.

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