At the helm of the Vision Zero initiative and Green Wave bike safety plan, she has made safety a priority. But in the fifth year of a strategy that’s meant to bring traffic deaths to zero, a jarring number of at least 27 cyclists have been killed.READ MORE: 16-Year-Old Isaiah Levine Killed In Double Shooting On Lower East Side, Second Victim In Hospital
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The commissioner sat down with CBSN New York’s political reporter Marcia Kramer for this week’s episode of “The Point.”MORE NEWS: DEP Says New York City Tap Water Might Smell, Taste Different Because Of Different Supply Systems
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