As Cyclist Deaths Skyrocket, Should Citi Bike Users Be Required To Wear A Helmet In NYC?Mayor de Blasio has put a big focus on his “Vision Zero” initiative – focusing on police enforcement of drivers in the five boroughs. So what about the people who use Citi Bikes?
Stamford Mayor: Downtown Traffic Safety Measures Taking ShapeStamford officials are making strides toward improving safety for drivers and pedestrians on downtown streets, but there's still much work to be done, the city's mayor says.
Activists Hope To Slow Speeding Drivers With Fake '20-MPH Speed Limit' SignsA grass roots movement has taken the matter of stopping speeding drivers and reducing pedestrian fatalities into its own hands.
City Council Committees Hear De Blasio's Traffic Safety PlanMayor Bill de Blasio pitched his "Vision Zero" plan as an aggressive crack down on speeding and other traffic violations in an effort to reduce fatalities in New York City.
CBS 2 Exclusive: De Blasio's Caravan Caught Speeding, Violating Traffic LawsJust days after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced an aggressive plan to prevent traffic deaths, CBS 2 cameras caught the driver of a car carrying the mayor violating a number of traffic laws.
Family Demands Action As Boy Lies In Critical Condition After L.I. AccidentA family from Valley Stream, Long Island, has been left devastated as their son fights for his life in the hospital. The boy was hit by a car at what his parents said is a very dangerous intersection near a school and church, and the family has demanded action so other children will not get hurt.
Deadly Accident Prompts Demands For Better Traffic Safety In Long Island CityThe death of a teenager in a curb-hopping incident earlier this month has brought new attention to what many said are long-held complaints about traffic safety on the streets of Long Island City, Queens.
Mayor Bloomberg Touts Traffic Safety In New York CityNew Yorkers are living longer and experiencing less crime. Now, Mayor Michael Bloomberg says the city is on track to have an all-time record low in traffic fatalities for 2011.
City Stepping Up Traffic Safety EffortsThe Department of Transportation announced the new initiative on Thursday and said that the efforts will create safer New York streets.