Three July pedestrian deaths in the Bronx spark calls for safer streets
So far this year 30 New Yorkers were killed on Bronx streets, up from a low of 13 people killed in 2019.
Updated: Jul 7, 10:05 AM
De Blasio's Final Year Of Vision Zero Begins With Surging Pedestrian Deaths
The number of pedestrian fatalities is up 65% in the first four months of this year, the highest total since Mayor de Blasio took office.
May 4, 2021 1:02 PM
NYPD Issued More Moving Violations To Cyclists Than Truck Drivers Last Year
But most city councilmembers weren't around to hear the revelation.
Jan 29, 2020 4:09 PM
De Blasio Calls 2015 "Safest Year Ever" On NYC Streets
"If process of saving lives means we lose some parking spaces, that's a good choice."
Updated: Jan 19, 2016 4:27 PM
Outraged Families & Activists Rally This Sunday For Justice In Traffic Deaths
An advocacy group for victims of traffic violence is calling out the city's district attorneys for failing to file criminal charges against drivers who kill pedestrians.
Updated: Jan 9, 2015 10:03 AM
Will Banning Big Trucks Make Canal Street Less Deadly?
"I'm sure the driver who killed my mom is very happy. I'm sure he's going to spread the message to everyone he knows: I killed someone and went free."
Updated: Nov 11, 2014 9:21 AM
Queens Woman Killed By MTA Bus Shortly After Stepping Off
The NYPD says the woman was crossing at the "marked intersection" but it's unclear if she had the right of way.
Updated: Sep 11, 2014 10:09 AM
Vision Zero Gets $25 Million In Federal Funding
The funding will go towards 13 safety projects in areas that have been pinpointed as high-risk.
Updated: Sep 9, 2014 5:01 PM
DOT Lowers Prospect Park West Speed Limit Following Park Slope Boy's Death
The DOT today changed signs along Prospect Park West, lowering the speed limit from 30 to 25 mph.
Updated: Jan 18, 2014 1:19 PM
State, City Pols Urge DOT To Improve Safety Along Delancey Street
"Each tragedy is a clarion call that we need more pedestrian safety improvements now,"State Senator Daniel Squadron says.
Updated: Aug 24, 2011 6:11 PM
Unlicensed Dump Truck Driver Who Killed Woman Gets Off With $500 Fine
As we've seen demonstrated with revolting frequency, it's easy to get away with murder in this town: just get behind the wheel of a motor vehicle and stomp down on the gas pedal.
Updated: Jul 14, 2011 12:43 PM
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