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Traffic Fatalities

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 discusses education issues at the P.S. 130 elementary school gym on Feb. 25, 2014, in lower Manhattan. (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

Pedestrians cross a street in Manhattan. (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio Unveils Details Of ‘Vision Zero’ Plan To Reduce NYC Traffic Fatalities

Since announcing his “Vision Zero” initiative last month, Mayor Bill de Blasio said an interagency task force has worked to develop new strategies to make streets safer.

02/18/2014

Traffic in New York City - Jan. 23, 2013 (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

New York City Sees Increase In Traffic-Related Deaths

Officials said 274 people died in traffic-related deaths in 2012, up from 245 a year earlier and the most since 2008.

03/19/2013

West Side Highway - Sept. 27, 2012 (credit: NYC DOT)

Traffic Fatalities On The Rise In NYC

For the first time since 2007, the number of traffic-related fatalities in New York City has risen.

09/27/2012