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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.

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.

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