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Pedestrian Safety

An 8-mile stretch of Broadway and two dozen other areas have been designated slow zones - reducing the speed limit from 30 to 25 - in an effort to reduce pedestrian fatalities. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City Council Set To Approve Traffic Safety Measures Under Vision Zero Initiative

The council is ready to pass 17 bills and resolutions related to the mayor’s Vision Zero plan.

05/28/2014

Speed Camera

Legislation Could Mean More Speed Cameras For NYC, Long Island

Legislation introduced in Albany dramatically expands the number of speed cameras in New York City, and lets Nassau and Suffolk counties install them too.

03/31/2014

Upper West Side Protest Sign

Protesters Cover NYPD Signs Urging Pedestrian Safety On Upper West Side

Signs of tension erupted on the Upper West Side Tuesday, as a pedestrian set up signs protesting a police initiative targeting pedestrians following a series of traffic deaths.

03/04/2014

Crash stats for 125th Street And Lexington Avenue (credit: Transportation Alternatives)

Report: Children In Low-Income Areas More Likely To Be Struck By Cars

The report, which focused on neighborhoods on Manhattan’s East Side, found that children are most often struck by drivers near public housing.

01/19/2012

Faded crosswalks on Stewart Avenue by the LIRR station in Bethpage, NY (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Nassau County Working To Make Roads Safer For Pedestrians

There are over 300 roads in Nassau County on Long Island and many of them are just not safe for pedestrians.

06/10/2011

Photo/Steve Sandberg

Crosswalk Crackdown In New Jersey

New Jersey’s new crosswalk regulations have been in effect for several months but there is still plenty of confusion for both drivers and pedestrians.

08/26/2010

AP Photo

City Aims To Improve Pedestrian Safety

Starting this month, 1,500 intersections across the city will get pedestrian countdown clocks and speed limits may be reduced to 20 mph in some residential areas.

08/16/2010