NYC Set To Drop Speeds On West Side Highway South Of 59thTraffic on the West Side Highway is about to move even slower. City and state officials want to reduce the speed limit in order to keep pedestrians and cyclists safer.
Street Safety Rally Pushes New Laws For Cyclists Promising Better Bike Lanes, Limits On Commercial Waste HaulersThe bills would create more protected bike lanes, regulate where commercial waste haulers can travel and target the city's most dangerous drivers.
Pedestrian Critically Injured In Brooklyn Hit-And-RunA New York City lawmaker is calling for stronger hit-and-run laws after yet another serious crash.
Firefighters Say Mayor's Vision Zero Initiative Slowed Down Emergency Response TimesIt is taking the New York City fire department longer to respond to fires and other emergencies.
NYPD Warns Drivers: Slow Down And Beware Of Speed Cameras In School ZonesDrivers will be seeing a lot more speed cameras in school zones this year, and the enforcement hours have doubled well beyond the school day.
In Wake Of Yet Another Cyclist Death, Mayor De Blasio Vows Changes Through 'Vision Zero' InitiativeA woman on a bicycle was killed after colliding with a cement truck in Brooklyn on Monday. Now, other cyclists and drivers are calling for changes.
11th Avenue Suddenly Changed To One-Way, Confusing Drivers Who Could Face Tickets11th Avenue on Manhattan's West Side is now one-way heading southbound from 57th Street to the Lincoln Tunnel.
De Blasio Unveils New 'Vision Zero' Plan Targeting Most Dangerous StreetsNew York City will now target 424 miles of streets where nearly half of all pedestrian fatalities occur.
With Clocks Rolling Back This Weekend, Officials Roll Out 'Dusk & Darkness' Vision Zero Safety InitiativeThe period between Nov. 1-March 15 is the deadliest time of year for pedestrians in New York City, especially in the evening.
NYPD Rolling Out 'Warm Weather Weekends'The initiative is part of Mayor Bill de Blasio's Vision Zero program that aims to keep drivers and pedestrians safe.
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.