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Traffic Fatalities

Redesigned intersection at 96th Street and Broadway as part of Vision Zero initiative, May 13, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Dangerous Upper West Side Intersection Reconfigured Under ‘Vision Zero’ Initiative

The New York City Department of Transportation on Tuesday unveiled a new northbound median-to-median crosswalk at 96th Street and Broadway as part of an effort to reduce traffic fatalities.

05/13/2014

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)

Traffic Fatalities Down Under Mayor De Blasio’s Vision Zero Effort

Forty were killed this year, compared with 60 during the same period last year, and those injured by vehicles dropped by 8 percent.

05/07/2014

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

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