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Pedestrian Deaths

An artist rendering of the changes being made on West End Avenue (credit: NYC Department of Transportation)

With Eye On Pedestrian Safety, City Redesigning Stretch Of West End Avenue

A complete redesign of West End from West 72nd to West 106th streets has been fast-tracked by city transportation officials.

08/12/2014

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New Slow Zones To Take Effect Monday In NYC

New lower speed limits — part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Vision Zero” initiative aimed at curbing pedestrian deaths — will take effect on some major roadways Monday.

08/03/2014

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Police: Pedestrian Killed By SUV On Upper West Side

Jean Chambers was struck around 11 a.m. at the intersection of West 95th Street and West End Avenue by a 2004 Ford Explorer as its driver made a left turn, police said.

07/10/2014

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Cops: Pedestrian Struck, Killed By Car In Selden

Mary McCabe, 51, hit a man with her car on Route 25 at College Road in Selden shortly after 9 p.m., police said.

07/06/2014

A man uses a crosswalk to cross a street on Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Pedestrian Safety Experts Tour Long Island, Offer Tips For Saving Lives

Due to a rise of fatalities and injuries, national experts on pedestrian street safety conducted a guided walking audit of Long Island’s deadliest thoroughfares Thursday.

06/19/2014

Staten Island Car Into Pedestrians

Father Of Woman Fatally Struck By Car On Staten Island Wants Answers From Police

Christal Aliotta, 31, a mother of two, was pronounced dead at Staten Island University Hospital North.

06/10/2014

FILE -- Rep. Steve Israel (credit: Getty Images)

Rep. Steve Israel Drives Bill To Create Safer Roads For Pedestrians, Byclists

The Long Island Democrat’s bill would require bicycle and pedestrian lanes be factored in when building roadways.

02/18/2014

Rep. Joseph Crowley (credit: Getty Images)

Rep. Joe Crowley Looks For Solutions To Soaring Number Pedestrian Deaths In Queens

U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley blamed both drivers and pedestrians for the uptick in fatalities and said he’s exploring if the government can help with improved traffic lights, crosswalks and intersections.

02/09/2014