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East Village & Lower East Side »

Delancey Street Deaths Spur Call for Pedestrian Safety Measures

Pols called for better safety on Delancey Street a week after a man was killed while cycling on the high-traffic block.

Greenwich Village & SoHo »

New $90K Plan Puts Private Crossing Guards Outside Holland Tunnel

The Hudson Square business improvement district announced they have hired "pedestrian traffic managers" to help keep crosswalks near the Holland Tunnel clear.

Manhattan »

Uptown Parks Short on Security Officers, Advocates Say

The City Council heard from many who complained officers aren't positioned where they're needed most.

Midtown & Theater District »

Skaters Terrorizing Columbus Circle, Locals Complain

Columbus Circle has become a popular hangout for high schools kids who use the steps as a skate park.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

Stricter Window Guard Rules Proposed in Wake of Fatal Fall

The legislation would put enforcement powers under a single city agency's control.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Forgery Arrest Brings Relief to Hell's Kitchen Tenants

A former expediter allegedly filed falsified certificates of correction for a far West side property notorious for bad conditions.

Manhattan »

Fatal Chinatown Bus Crashes Raise Passengers' Safety Concerns

Lawmakers are calling for tougher regulations after two deadly Chinatown bus crashes.

Midtown & Theater District »

'Spider-Man' Hit With Another Round of Safety Violations

The outlook isn't getting any brighter for Broadway's seemingly-cursed 'Spider-Man.'

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Lighting Promised to Make Hudson Heights Safer

Elected officials and city agencies promised new lighting for dark areas of Hudson Heights that are prone to crime.

Manhattan »

Statue of Liberty to Close Next Year For New Emergency Staircase Construction

A new emergency staircase for improved safety will be built at the Statue of Liberty beginning in October 2011.

Upper East Side & Roosevelt Island »

City Shuts Down Bus Service that Took Over Routes Cut By MTA

Joel Azumah dispatched buses to routes previously serviced by the MTA, but the city shut him down on Tuesday.

Manhattan »

State Senate Passes Bill to Stop MTA Layoffs, Citing Safety Risk

The bill says that leaving stations unattended "encourages our enemies to exploit a perceived 'weak link.'"

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

Union Square Pedestrian Plaza Project Gets Green Light Amid Protests

The plan to refashion Broadway north of Union Square has met with resistance from local residents.

East Village & Lower East Side »

New Lower East Side Bikes Lanes Aim to Divert Cyclists From Busy Delancey Street

The city recently installed a new set of bike lanes on the Lower East Side to divert riders away from Delancey Street.

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