NYC Pedestrian Deaths Drop 32 Percent Last YearPedestrian fatalities dropped 32 percent last year from 2016, making 2017 the safest year on New York City streets since record keeping began in 1910, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday.
NYC Stepping Up Efforts To Keep Pedestrians Safe During Darkest Week Of The YearThursday is the shortest day of the year. Officials warn that the darkest week of the year is often the deadliest for pedestrians.
'It’s Just Not American:' Drivers In Ridgewood, Queens Say They’re Being Cornered Into Ticket TrapThe latest crackdown on those blocking the box is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero initiative to end dangerous driving in New York City.
Chinatown Business Owners Relieved To See Park Row Re-OpeningOn Friday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a project to enhance pedestrian and cyclist access to Park Row in Lower Manhattan.
DOT Takes On Drunk Driving With Discounted Weekend Cab RidesOne quarter of all drunk driving fatalities in the city occur between Memorial Day and the Fourth of July.
No Deaths On Once-Dangerous Queens Boulevard In 2 Years, Mayor SaysThe city is apparently having some success in making improvements on what used to be called the boulevard of death.
Despite Well Known Risks, Survey Finds Many Use Smartphones Behind The WheelEveryone knows it's dangerous, but a lot of people are still doing it -- driving while distracted.
Rash Of Accidents Prompts Call For Protected Bike Lanes From Queens CouncilmanAt the same intersection, flowers remained on the corner to honor the life of another man, 32-year-old Gelasio Reyes who was killed while riding his bicycle when he was hit by an alleged drunk driver.
Dangerous 5-Way Intersection In Brooklyn Gets A Safety MakeoverFive streets meet at the Brooklyn end of the Jackie Robinson Parkway, where officials said collisions have left 373 people hurt in the last five years.
De Blasio: Spring Will Usher In Dozens Of Vision Zero Safety ProjectsMayor Bill de Blasio announced that city would begin work on 'dozens of Vision Zero street redesign and construction safety project' -- it's part of a $1.6-billion safety push.
De Blasio: NYC Traffic Deaths During Winter Months Down 26 PercentNew York City officials are crediting its "Dusk and Darkness" campaign to a decrease in traffic deaths throughout the winter months.
NYPD To Crack Down On Speeding, Other Traffic InfractionsThe NYPD is cracking down on speeding and other infractions as part of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to cut down on traffic injuries and deaths.