To try to help accelerate the neighborhood's recovery, and embrace more pedestrian space for locals and tourists alike, one local BID has put forth a plan reimagining how the area can thrive in the coming years.
Seven miles of prime roadway, from the Brooklyn Bridge to East 72nd Street, will be closed to vehicles again next Saturday
Barely one week after a 7-year-old was killed in a traffic crash in Brooklyn, a 4-year-old was badly hurt.
Frank Decolvenaere was crossing Fourth Avenue in the crosswalk with his dog when he was struck by a 19-year-old driver making a right turn.
What do you want the Brooklyn Bridge walkway to look like?
Alerting your fellow motorists to upcoming police checkpoints puts "those drivers, their passengers, and the general public at risk," according to the NYPD.
The report spotlights a dozen neighborhoods where pedestrians and cyclists are three times more likely to be injured or killed in a crash.
With its new Shared Streets initiative, the Department of Transportation has redesigned a span of Broadway, curtailing vehicle traffic and adding new protected space for bikers and pedestrians.
The pilot will run from July 17th through September 11th.
And close two Broadway blocks to cars for two-and-a-half months this summer.
This man has HAD IT with reckless NYC drivers, and he's going after them one by one.
Once again, we return to the endless argument of whether pedestrians who text and cross a street must be stopped for their own good.
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