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Lower East Side »

Slow Zones Coming to Houston Street and the Bowery This Fall

The city will reduce the speed limit to 25 mph on Houston Street and the Bowery starting in November.

Upper West Side »

Amsterdam Avenue Speed Limit Set to Drop to 25 MPH in Slow Zone

The speed limit along 134 blocks of Amsterdam Avenue will be reduced to 25 mph this November. 

Jackson Heights »

Speed Limit on Roosevelt, Metropolitan Avenues to be Lowered to 25 MPH

Two Queens streets have been selected for the latest round of the city's arterial slow zone program.

Concourse »

Jerome Avenue Speed Limit Drops to 25 MPH

The street is the latest slow zone to arrive in The Bronx.

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. 

Washington Heights »

Broadway Slow Zone Begins Monday

Drivers will have to slow to 25 mph on Broadway from Columbus Circle to 220th Street.

Upper West Side »

Traffic Changes Made to Intersection of Fatal UWS Crash, DOT Says

The department changed crossing times at West End Avenue and 95th Street after Jean Chambers' death.

East Harlem »

NYPD's Twitter Boss Apologizes After Harlem Commander's Hostile Tweets

An NYPD deputy said officials "will make mistakes" along the way, but will continue to use social media.

Upper East Side »

Dangerous East 60th Street Intersection Gets Safety Changes

Painted curb extensions and new turn lanes were installed at East 60th Street and Third Avenue.

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.

Crown Heights »

Eastern Parkway Becomes Latest 'Slow Zone' with 25 MPH Speed Limit

Enforcement of the new rule will begin July 7, police said.

Gramercy »

City Improves Pedestrian Safety at Gramercy Intersection After Crashes

The DOT is looking for ways to slow traffic at East 22nd Street and Third Avenue.

Upper West Side »

Councilwoman Pushes Law to Pull Drivers' Licenses After Fatal Crashes

Helen Rosenthal wants to extend "Cooper's Law" to cover all New York drivers.

Civic Center »

NYPD Launches Latest Crackdown on Bad Drivers

The last two traffic blitzes ended with more than 10,000 tickets being issued.

Williamsburg »

SUV Drives Off After Hitting Two Men on a Motorcycle, NYPD Says

An SUV hit a motorcycle at Graham Avenue and Boerum Street Sunday, police said.

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