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Elmhurst »

Left Turn Lanes and Better Crosswalks Coming to Dangerous Span of Broadway

The crash-prone stretch of Broadway between 75th Street and Queens Boulevard will get a safety upgrade.

Corona »

Help Beautify Busy Street Near Flushing Meadows Park

The busy Corona corridor connects many to Flushing Meadows-Corona Park. 

Upper West Side »

MAP: 10 Most Dangerous Intersections for Pedestrians on the UWS

The data showed that failure to yield was the second leading cause of crashes. 

Upper West Side »

Safety Measures Coming to Deadly West End Avenue

The changes are expected to lessen dangerous turns and reduce speeding, the DOT said. 

Long Island City »

Crosswalks Coming to Center Boulevard After Calls for Increased Safety

The crosswalks will be at 48th and 49th Avenue near P.S./I.S. 78, where stop signs were recently added.

Upper West Side »

MAP: 52 Pedestrians Hit by Cars on West End Ave. in Past 2 Years

The city is preparing to unveil new safety plans Thursday for the residential corridor.

Greenwich Village »

DOT Rejects Plea From Parents to Expand West Village Slow Zone

The DOT will not immediately expand a slow zone to Sixth Avenue, despite requests from the community.

Woodside »

De Blasio Signs 11 Traffic Safety Bills as Part of 'Vision Zero' Initiative

The signing took place near the Woodside intersection where an 8-year-old was killed in December.

Civic Center »

NYPD Launches Latest Crackdown on Bad Drivers

The last two traffic blitzes ended with more than 10,000 tickets being issued.

Forest Hills »

Relative of 82-Year-Old Hit on Queens Blvd. Plans Cross-Country Bike Trip

Ed Finkenberg hopes to bring attention to traffic safety issues in the wake of Rosa Anidjar's death.

Forest Hills »

Nearly 200 Drivers Ticketed at Rego Park Intersection In 5-Day Crackdown

Police issued a total of 363 tickets during the safety initiative conducted by the 112th Precinct.

Greenwich Village »

Toddler Hit by Taxi Becomes Rallying Point for Pedestrian Safety Upgrades

Liam Seiden and babysitter Lucy Alberto are still coping with being hit outside P.S. 41.

Civic Center »

More Than 4,800 Drivers Caught Speeding in Two-Day NYPD Crackdown

More drivers were ticketed in Brooklyn during the 48-hour crackdown than any other borough, police said.

Forest Hills »

Several Queens Precincts to Conduct Traffic Safety Crackdown Next Week

The initiative will take place between May 28 and June 1, police said.

Central Harlem »

Morningside Avenue Lane Removal Plan Stalls

Residents, Community Board 10 and the Department of Transportation are at odds over the proposal.

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