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Little Neck traffic island

The city's DOT installed these bollards and signs in Little Neck to prevent drivers from making an unsafe turn that forces them perilously close to speeding trains. Residents, though, say the fix made things worse. (Photo: CBS 2)

Did DOT’s ‘Island Of Death’ Fix Make Things Worse?

EXCLUSIVE: The city Department of Transportation reacted speedily to correct a hazardous street condition exposed by CBS 2 this week, but they may have made things even worse.

10/08/2010

Queens traffic island

Exclusive: Perilous Queens Traffic Island

Who would install a traffic island that forces drivers to go perilously close to speeding trains to make a turn? If your answer is the New York City Department of Transportation, you’d be right.

10/06/2010