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West Village »

Board Demands City Action After Woman is Killed by Flying Plywood

Community Board 2 wants the mayor to create a program like Vision Zero for the Department of Buildings.

Astoria »

DOT Plans Traffic Changes for Dangerous Astoria Street

Transportation advocates have pushed for safety upgrades on 21st Street for the last few years.

Inwood »

Third Pedestrian Struck on Same Inwood Street in Just Over a Week

A woman was injured on Thursday while crossing Seaman Avenue at 207th Street, police said.

Forest Hills »

Koslowitz Hopes to Help Turn Queens Blvd. Into 'Boulevard of Life' With $1M

Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz set aside funds for a study to determine how to make the street safer.

Bushwick »

6 Out of 22 Motorists Arrested Under Vision Zero Were Bus Drivers

New legislation would exempt MTA bus drivers from being prosecuted under the "Right of Way" provision.

Upper West Side »

PODCAST: The Horror of Losing a Child Sparks a Battle for Safer Driving

Cabdrivers should have to take a road test on New York City streets, Dana Lerner said.

Forest Hills »

Group Plans March and Rally for Queens Boulevard Safety

The event, scheduled for March 7, will begin in Forest Hills.

Elmhurst »

Hit-Run Driver Thought Woman He Killed Was a Chunk of Ice, DA Says

Valentin Gonzalez, 27, said he kept driving because he thought he'd only run over a block of ice.

St. George »

DOT Plans to Cut Down on Pedestrian Deaths in Staten Island

The city plans to reduce speeding and give pedestrians more time to cross streets without cars.

Elmhurst »

Good Samaritan Chases Down Hit-and-Run Driver in Fatal Crash: NYPD

A witness who saw the driver flee the crash scene followed him a few blocks away, police said. 

Jamaica »

MAP: See the Most Dangerous Intersections in North Jamaica

The area around Hillside and Jamaica avenues is among the most crash-prone sections of Queens.

Flushing »

Van Driver Arrested Under Vision Zero Law After Hitting 80-Year-Old Woman

Ana Urena was charged under the mayor's Vision Zero law.

Longwood »

DOT Unveils Plan to Decrease Pedestrian Deaths in Bronx

The blueprint is part of Vision Zero, the city's plan to eliminate traffic fatalities in New York.

Jackson Heights »

Jackson Heights Sees 2,300 Percent Increase in Speeding TIckets

The 115th Precinct handed out dozens more speeding tickets compared with this time last year. 

Upper West Side »

Upper West Side Sees Largest Jump in Pedestrian Deaths Despite Vision Zero

Six people were killed in the 10025 zip code last year, compared to just one in 2013.