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Astoria »

DOT Plans Traffic Changes for Dangerous Astoria Street

Transportation advocates have pushed for safety upgrades on 21st Street for the last few years.

Crown Heights »

Teen Driver Fleeing Police in Crown Heights Fatally Strikes 21-Year-Old

Raymond Ramos hit the victim early Monday at the corner of Nostrand Ave. and St. Johns Pl., police said.

Forest Hills »

Koslowitz Hopes to Help Turn Queens Blvd. Into 'Boulevard of Life' With $1M

Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz set aside funds for a study to determine how to make the street safer.

Washington Heights »

Loss of Parking in High Bridge Plan Will Hurt the Working Class, Locals Say

The DOT wants to increase pedestrian and cyclist access to the High Bridge, which will reopen in July.

Forest Hills »

Group Plans March and Rally for Queens Boulevard Safety

The event, scheduled for March 7, will begin in Forest Hills.

Jamaica »

MAP: See the Most Dangerous Intersections in North Jamaica

The area around Hillside and Jamaica avenues is among the most crash-prone sections of Queens.

Jamaica »

MAP: Pedestrian Safety Plan Includes 72 'Priority Intersections' for Queens

The city plans to bring more speed limit signs and lights timed for pedestrians to the priority areas.

Fort George »

Parents Call for Crossing Guard at Crash-Prone Intersection Near School

Parents at WHEELS Elementary in Fort George said the school needs more traffic-safety measures.

Hudson Heights »

Hudson Heights Slow Zone Would Lower Speed Limit to 20 MPH

The DOT wants to designate a slow zone in Hudson Heights and install a crosswalk on Bennett Avenue.

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.