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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.

Forest Hills »

Nearly 200 Drivers Ticketed at Rego Park Intersection In 5-Day Crackdown

Police issued a total of 363 tickets during the safety initiative conducted by the 112th Precinct.

Jamaica Hills »

Part of Dangerous Jamaica Street Being Made One-Way

A portion of 168th Street, near where a teen was struck by a car, will be turned into a one-way street.

Red Hook »

Teen Fatally Struck by Vehicle in Red Hook, NYPD Says

Nicholas Soto, 14, was hit near the intersection of Hicks and Lorraine streets, the NYPD said.

Morris Heights »

Driver Arrested After Fatal Hit-and-Run, Police Say

Jonathan Mejia was charged with leaving the scene after he fatally struck Edward Jenkins, police said.

Civic Center »

More Than 4,800 Drivers Caught Speeding in Two-Day NYPD Crackdown

More drivers were ticketed in Brooklyn during the 48-hour crackdown than any other borough, police said.

Forest Hills »

Several Queens Precincts to Conduct Traffic Safety Crackdown Next Week

The initiative will take place between May 28 and June 1, police said.

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