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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.

Woodside »

Woodside Leaders Search for Hit-and-Run Driver

Officials said the victim, who was struck early Thursday on Queens Boulevard, has yet to be identified.

Washington Heights »

DOT's Plan to Improve Dangerous Uptown Intersection Gets Green Light

The DOT says that 155th Street near Edgecombe Avenue is one of the city's most dangerous intersections.

Jackson Heights »

Nearly a Dozen Western Queens Schools Lack Crossing Guards

Schools are without guards or have unfulfilled requests for second guards.

Jackson Heights »

Kids Can Ride in a Bike 'Rodeo' at Jackson Heights Street Fair

The Safer Greener Streets Fair will be held on Sept. 13 at Travers Park.

Upper West Side »

City's Street Safety Improvements on UWS Don't Go Far Enough, Advocates Say

From additional speed humps to slow zones, advocates want more to be done to protect pedestrians.

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