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.
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.
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.
A grass roots movement has taken the matter of stopping speeding drivers and reducing pedestrian fatalities into its own hands.
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.
Two pedestrians were struck and killed in separate incidents in Brooklyn and Queens Monday night.
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.
An out-of-control driver struck multiple pedestrians and took out four storefronts Monday evening in the Baychester section of the Bronx.
Two pedestrians were killed, and three others were injured, in four separate accidents this weekend in three boroughs of New York City.
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.
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.
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.
Two pedestrians were killed and another was seriously injured when they were struck by a car in central New Jersey.
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.
Three New York City council members say something has to be done to handle Brooklyn Bridge’s rising pedestrian and bike traffic.