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Downtown Brooklyn »

Atlantic Avenue First Major Thoroughfare to Get 'Slow Zone'

The speed limit on a 7.6-mile stretch of Atlantic Avenue will be reduced from 30 to 25 mph.

Bed-Stuy »

Fake Speed Limit Signs Protest Slow Zone Decision in Bed-Stuy

The fake signs are within the proposed slow zone's radius.

Jackson Heights »

Safety Activists Place Fake Speed Signs in Jackson Heights, Elmhurst

The homemade 20 mph signs are meant to raise awareness about safety.

Bed-Stuy »

Bus Accident Renews Calls for Bed-Stuy Slow Zone

An accident that caused a school bus to flip over shows the need for a slow zone, residents say.

Clinton Hill »

CB2 Pushes Forward with Slow Zone Plan Despite Neighboring Board's Veto

The slow zone in parts of Bed-Stuy and Clinton Hill would lower speed limits from 30 mph to 20 mph.

Bed-Stuy »

Slow Zone Plan for Bed-Stuy and Clinton Hill Rejected by Community Board

The Bed-Stuy board cited traffic issues and a lack of specifics as reasons to reject the zone.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy and Clinton Hill Slow Zone Approved for 2014

The slow zone will lower the speed limit from 30 mph to 20 mph.

East Village »

Traffic Slow Zone Approved for Alphabet City

The Department of Transportation approved a slow zone to lower East Village traffic speeds by 10 mph.

Hudson Heights »

Community Board 12 Asks DOT to Look Into Creating Hudson Heights Slow Zone

The board voted nearly unanimously in favor of a slow zone, which would be northern Manhattan's second.

East Village »

Community Leader Calls for Traffic 'Slow Zone' in East Village

A CB3 member is proposing that the East Village be included in the city's "Slow Zone" program.

Elmhurst »

Community Board Approves New 'Slow Zone' For Elmhurst

The new zone will reduce speeds by 10 mph and add speed bumps and signage to the area.

Boerum Hill »

Boerum Hill Set to be Brooklyn's Only Slow Zone

Boerum Hill is one in 13 neighborhoods city-wide selected to become a new slow zone.

Washington Heights & Inwood »

Inwood Mulls Plan to Slow Down Neighborhood Traffic

Community Board 12 approved a resolution asking the city to consider creating a slow zone in Inwood.

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