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.
Hempstead Turnpike on Long Island has been listed as the most dangerous roadway in the Tr-State Area and on Monday, federal, state and local officials announced a new push for safety..
Officials are considering changes to the Prospect Park Loop in Brooklyn that would eliminate a car lane to create one for pedestrians and another for cyclists.
Commercial and recreational bikers beware. Jimmy Vacca, chair of the City Council Transportation Committee is promising tough new safety rules in the coming year and strict enforcement of the current ones.
Transportation Alternatives and concerned citizens took to One Police Plaza on Wednesday demanding the NYPD enforce traffic laws to make city streets safer for pedestrians and bikers.
The system – called CrashStat – is an interactive map. So, you can check out your own neighborhood.
An 89-year-old woman in a wheelchair was struck and killed after a truck crashed onto a sidewalk full of pedestrians. The tragedy occurred after a livery car collided with the truck around 12:15 p.m. on Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard.
A new national report on pedestrian safety shows the New York, New Jersey area as having some of the country’s most dangerous streets.
Part of the appeal of upscale Summit is the shady streets, the impeccably maintained Colonials and Tudors, and the lush lawns that stretch right up to the curb.
A quarter of a million people ride bicycles in New York City each day, but how safe are they, and how safe are pedestrians from them?
At least one big hazard lingers in the Tri-State after the winter storms have departed – towering piles of snow that can hamper a driver’s view.
“You can spin out in a heartbeat. You know, you never know with black ice, so I’m concerned about accidents happening,” said Matt Faivre of Tenafly.
Ice built up on untreated roads and sidewalks and made trees and power lines appear as if they were encased in crystal.
Road crews have been out for hours struggling to stay ahead of the storm.