The extended Columbus Avenue lane will better connect it to the Ninth Avenue lane, the DOT said.
The announcement follows the death of a 14-year-old boy at Caton Avenue and East Seventh Street.
Parents at P.S. 230 and P.S. 130 want crossing guards, better signage and other safety upgrades.
New crosswalks, turn restrictions and bigger medians may come to Washington and Underhill avenues.
The railing was installed last month near the 74th Street Transit Hub.
The group will combine community and board members to consider ways to better design local streets.
Janette Sadik-Khan and James Molinaro welcomed new crosswalks on Hyatt Street.
Brooklyn Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu will host a "Stranger Danger" workshop on Nov. 15 at 157 Columbia St.
The DOT will add more crosswalks and a pedestrian plaza to increase safety.
A group of Bronx students successfully campaigned for safer streets in their neighborhood.
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