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Prospect Heights »

Pedestrian Safety Measures Proposed for Dangerous Atlantic Avenue Crossing

New crosswalks, turn restrictions and bigger medians may come to Washington and Underhill avenues.

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 »

Crashes at W. 96th St. Intersection Remain Steady Despite Safety Overhaul

Car accidents went up while pedestrian injuries fell in the the six months since it was revamped.

Park Slope »

Teen Killed in Hit-and-Run Is Third Traffic Death at Park Slope School

Mohammad Uddin was a 2014 grad of M.S. 51, where two other students have died after being hit by cars.

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.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Man Killed in Flatbush Avenue Hit-And-Run, Police Say

Latchman Singh, 34, was found lying unconscious in the crosswalk at Flatbush and DeKalb avenues.

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.

Flushing »

Driver Who Killed 3-Year-Old Gets Tickets Tossed Out by DMV Judge

Ahmad Abu-Zayedeh struck and killed Allison Liao, 3, in 2013 as she walked with her grandmother.

Fort George »

Pedestrians Plead for Traffic Safety Measures at 190th St. A Train Entrance

Residents say the entrance is dangerous for straphangers due to poor visibility and speeding vehicles.

Fort Greene »

88th Precinct Lags Behind Most of Brooklyn in Traffic Tickets, Data Shows

The 88th Pct. issued 143 speeding summons this year, more than 60 percent less than the borough average.

Bushwick »

Bushwick Drunk Driving Arrests Shoot Up in Last Month Under Vision Zero

Ten vehicle safety checkpoints, partly influenced by a focus on Vision Zero, helped increase arrests.

Forest Hills »

Forest Hills Police Plan Grace Period on 25 MPH Speed Limit Enforcement

The new 25 mph speed limit takes effect Nov. 7, but Forest Hills police won't ticket drivers right away.

Lower East Side »

Speed Limit Lowered to 25 MPH for Vision Zero Plan

The 30 mph limit had been in place since 1964.

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.

Upper West Side »

Cabbie Who Killed 9-Year-Old on UWS Charged with Traffic Infraction

The cabdriver who struck Cooper Stock last January could face a maximum of 15 days in jail. 

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