The cabdriver who struck Cooper Stock last January could face a maximum of 15 days in jail.
The DOT says that 155th Street near Edgecombe Avenue is one of the city's most dangerous intersections.
Under a new law, cabbie MD Hossain could be the first to face jail time after killing a pedestrian.
The new plaza is also meant to help reduce traffic-related injuries and deaths.
The city will reduce the speed limit to 25 mph on Houston Street and the Bowery starting in November.
The speed limit along 134 blocks of Amsterdam Avenue will be reduced to 25 mph this November.
Two Queens streets have been selected for the latest round of the city's arterial slow zone program.
The street is the latest slow zone to arrive in The Bronx.
The changes are expected to lessen dangerous turns and reduce speeding, the DOT said.
Drivers will have to slow to 25 mph on Broadway from Columbus Circle to 220th Street.
The department changed crossing times at West End Avenue and 95th Street after Jean Chambers' death.
An NYPD deputy said officials "will make mistakes" along the way, but will continue to use social media.
Painted curb extensions and new turn lanes were installed at East 60th Street and Third Avenue.
The signing took place near the Woodside intersection where an 8-year-old was killed in December.
Enforcement of the new rule will begin July 7, police said.
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