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Cabbies watch a video by the Taxi and Limousine Commission, emphasizing the dangers of pedestrian accidents. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Cabbies Powerfully Moved By Video About Pedestrian Fatalities

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.

04/10/2015

NYC cab (file/credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Pedestrian Fatality Video To Be Used As Part Of NYC Cabbie Training

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.

03/31/2015

“Triumph of Civic Virtue” is shown near Borough Hall in Queens (Credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Famed ‘Triumph Of Civic Virtue’ May Be Leaving Queens For Green-Wood Cemetery In Brooklyn

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.

07/19/2012

The city it will evaluate the effectiveness of the noise machines aimed at keeping away pigeons on Queens Blvd. (credit: CBS 2)

Queens Residents: City Solution To Messy Pigeons Is Disturbing The Peace

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.

03/14/2012