Cabdrivers should have to take a road test on New York City streets, Dana Lerner said.
Six people were killed in the 10025 zip code last year, compared to just one in 2013.
Deadly crashes dropped or remained level in 80 percent of the city's ZIP codes in 2014, DNAinfo found.
In our first episode, a local activist reflects on street safety a year after Vision Zero was announced.
The city plans to close Waverly Place to traffic between Seventh Avenue South and Charles Street.
The DOT wants to make the "bow tie" intersection safer with changes proposed for Spring 2015.
The speed limit will drop by 5 mph, with added signage at major intersections to improve park safety.
Mark Treyger's proposed law would make New York City the largest in the nation to ban the practice.
Dozens of complaints have been logged about reckless drivers in Kew Gardens and Forest Hills.
The 110th Precinct targets drivers who speed or fail to yield in a bid to shrink pedestrian injuries.
The crash-prone stretch of Broadway between 75th Street and Queens Boulevard will get a safety upgrade.
The busy Corona corridor connects many to Flushing Meadows-Corona Park.
The data showed that failure to yield was the second leading cause of crashes.
The changes are expected to lessen dangerous turns and reduce speeding, the DOT said.
The crosswalks will be at 48th and 49th Avenue near P.S./I.S. 78, where stop signs were recently added.
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