Judge Rules NYC Crosswalks Fail To Protect Blind PedestriansU.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer in Manhattan said the city has violated three laws protecting the disabled with its failure to equip most crosswalk signals to aid the blind or those with bad eyesight.
Fort Lee Police Set Up Decoy Officers At Pedestrian CrosswalksPolice in Fort Lee, N.J., have set up officers as decoys, at sites where motorists have been failing chronically to stop for pedestrians in the crosswalk.
New Jersey Towns Cracking Down On Drivers At CrosswalksNext time you're driving past a crosswalk, make sure you come to a full stop or else it could come with a hefty price tag.
Pedestrians In Metuchen, N.J., Wave Flags To Warn MotoristsA New Jersey town has decided to fly the flag to stop car-into-pedestrian accidents, placing flags at dangerous crosswalks for walkers to use.
Some UES Residents Think Pedestrian Signals For Blind Are Too NoisySome Upper East Side residents on Monday complained about plans to increase the number of audible crosswalk signals for the blind, calling the signals “noise pollution.”
Yonkers Cracking Down On Jaywalkers, Motorists With Warnings, SignsDrivers and pedestrians beware. Yonkers is targeting both jaywalkers and motorists who fail to yield to them.
Two Young Sisters Struck On Main Street In Smithtown; Businesses Want ChangesThe accident occurred in Smithtown on a stretch of roadway that has been the site of several recent pedestrian accidents.
Parents Patrolling Montclair Streets To Watch For Wayward ChildrenCrosswalks can be a dangerous place. Recently, a van struck and killed a 60-year-old woman.
More Summons Issued After New N.J. Crosswalk LawA new state law requiring motorists to stop for pedestrians in crosswalks - not just yield to them - is resulting in more tickets and warnings.