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Staten Island Car Into Pedestrians

Driver Held After Allegedly Striking 2 Women, Killing 1, On Staten Island

A driver was in police custody late Monday afternoon, after he allegedly drove on the sidewalk and hit two women – leaving one dead – on Staten Island.

06/09/2014

A general view of the Atlantic Avenue Long Island Railroad station and the Barclays Center.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Slow Zone Coming To Brooklyn’s Atlantic Avenue To Reduce Traffic Fatalities

Police and the city Department of Transportation on Wednesday announced a “slow zone” that will be implemented on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn, in an effort to reduce speeding.

04/09/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio’s Vision Zero Plan To Reduce Traffic Fatalities Coming Into Focus

The first three months of 2014 have seen a 26 percent decline in fatalities and an 8 percent reduction in injuries compared with the first quarter of 2013.

04/03/2014

An activist group has posted fake 20-mph speed limit signs around the city. (Credit CBS 2)

Activists Hope To Slow Speeding Drivers With Fake ’20-MPH Speed Limit’ Signs

A grass roots movement has taken the matter of stopping speeding drivers and reducing pedestrian fatalities into its own hands.

03/17/2014

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

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

2 Pedestrians Hit, Killed In Separate Accidents

Two pedestrians were struck and killed in separate incidents in Brooklyn and Queens Monday night.

10/28/2013

This SUV smashed into a telephone pole during an accident in Crown Heights that left several people with serious injuries. (Credit CBS 2)

Police: Car Jumps Curb In Crown Heights, 3 Pedestrians Struck

A black Hyundai was moving down Kingston Avenue when it collided with a white Infinity that was going eastbound on Eastern Parkway shortly before 7 p.m., police said.

09/05/2013

Boston Road Accident

Driver Loses Control, Slams Into Pedestrians And Businesses In The Bronx

An out-of-control driver struck multiple pedestrians and took out four storefronts Monday evening in the Baychester section of the Bronx.

08/05/2013

An FDNY ambulance (Photo: CBS 2)

2 Pedestrians Killed, 3 Injured In Separate Weekend Accidents In NYC

Two pedestrians were killed, and three others were injured, in four separate accidents this weekend in three boroughs of New York City.

07/28/2013

SUV crash scene on Fifth Avenue (CBS 2)

SUV Loses Control In Midtown, Plows Into Pedestrians On Fifth Avenue

Seven people were injured including a small child after an SUV apparently lost control, plowed onto the sidewalk and into pedestrians in Midtown Friday afternoon.

06/07/2013

Fort Lee Crosswalk Enforcement

Fort Lee Police Set Up Decoy Officers At Pedestrian Crosswalks

Police in Fort Lee, N.J., have set up officers as decoys, at sites where motorists have been failing chronically to stop for pedestrians in the crosswalk.

04/03/2013

Shadow of man with flag (file / credit: Pascal Rondeau/Getty Images)

Metuchen To Use Flags To Improve Safety On The Streets

If the presence of a person in a crosswalk doesn’t stop drivers, maybe a bright, orange or yellow flag will. That’s the idea in Metuchen.

02/06/2013

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

At Least One Dead After Driver Hits Pedestrians In East Brunswick

Two pedestrians were killed and another was seriously injured when they were struck by a car in central New Jersey.

09/15/2012

(credit: ClipArt)

Report: Older Pedestrians At Greatest Risk Of Being Struck

The Tri-State Transportation Campaign says older pedestrians are more than twice as likely to be killed by cars or trucks than
those under age 60.

08/15/2012

Vehicles head outbound on the Brooklyn Bridge - New York, NY - Mar 29, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to WCBS 880)

City Council Members Call For Brooklyn Bridge Path Expansion

Three New York City council members say something has to be done to handle Brooklyn Bridge’s rising pedestrian and bike traffic.

08/08/2012

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