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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.

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.

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