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Upper West Side »

Dangerous Lincoln Square Streets to Get Series of Fixes Under DOT Plan

The DOT wants to make the "bow tie" intersection safer with changes proposed for Spring 2015. 

Upper West Side »

Central Park Speed Limit Lowered to 20 MPH Amid New Traffic Safety Measures

The speed limit will drop by 5 mph, with added signage at major intersections to improve park safety.

Gravesend »

Cyclists Would Be Banned From Using Cellphones Under New Legislation

Mark Treyger's proposed law would make New York City the largest in the nation to ban the practice.

Kew Gardens »

Reckless Drivers Spark Fear Among Stroller-Pushing Moms

Dozens of complaints have been logged about reckless drivers in Kew Gardens and Forest Hills.

Elmhurst »

Improper Turn Summonses Jump 1,100 Percent Under Vision Zero

The 110th Precinct targets drivers who speed or fail to yield in a bid to shrink pedestrian injuries.

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.

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