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Jamaica »

Activists Want Your Suggestions on Most Dangerous Streets in Eastern Queens

Activists are planning a series of meetings to identify the most dangerous spots in the area. 

Upper West Side »

PODCAST: Advocating for Safe Streets and a Radical Idea for Broadway

Ken Coughlin has been cycling and walking local streets for many years.

Upper West Side »

UWS Bike Safety Initiative Earns Nearly $10K in Council Funding

City Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal has given bike safety priority in her budget.

Bed-Stuy »

'Friday Night Lights' Event To Raise Awareness of Safety on Atlantic Avenue

Groups calling for street improvements will help pedestrians cross the roadway using lights.

Upper West Side »

Ripped-Up Riverside Park Sidewalk to Get New Paving and Chess Tables

The sidewalk on Riverside Drive is uneven and needs repaving, the Parks Department said. 

Upper West Side »

Extension Planned for Protected Columbus Avenue Bike Lane

The extended Columbus Avenue lane will better connect it to the Ninth Avenue lane, the DOT said.

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.

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.

Jackson Heights »

DOT Installs Safety Railing Near Transit Hub After Fatal Accident

The railing was installed last month near the 74th Street Transit Hub.

Upper West Side »

Street Safety Group Working to Find Fixes for Upper West Side Intersections

The group will combine community and board members to consider ways to better design local streets.

St. George »

New Crosswalks Unveiled at Dangerous Staten Island Intersection

Janette Sadik-Khan and James Molinaro welcomed new crosswalks on Hyatt Street.

Columbia Street Waterfront District »

Brooklyn Jiu-Jitsu Dojo Teaches Kids How to Defend Against Strangers

Brooklyn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu will host a "Stranger Danger" workshop on Nov. 15 at 157 Columbia St.

St. George »

DOT Plans Safety Improvements for Hyatt Street in Staten Island

The DOT will add more crosswalks and a pedestrian plaza to increase safety.

High Bridge »

At Middle Schoolers' Urging, Mount Eden Gets a 'Slow Zone'

A group of Bronx students successfully campaigned for safer streets in their neighborhood.