Department of Citywide Administrative Services
The city is trying to educate municipal drivers using a video with stories of pedestrians mowed down in crosswalks, hit-and-run accident, and a bicyclist killed by a truck.
New York City cab drivers and other city workers will soon be required to watch a video about pedestrians killed by automobiles as part of the city’s effort to reduce such fatalities.
The future of a Queens landmark is uncertain. Borough leaders said they have been told that the “Triumph of Civic Virtue” fountain will be moved, but the city denies it.
The ear-splitting screeching sounds heard by people near the Triumph of Civic Virtue statue on Queens Boulevard are being emitted from a noise machine that the city put up to drive birds away.