Polly Trottenberg, NYC's Department Of Transportation Commissioner And Champion Of 'Vision Zero,' ResignsIt's the end of the road for Mayor Bill de Blasio's transportation commissioner. Polly Trottenberg is quitting, perhaps to take a job with President-elect Joe Biden.
NYC Lowering Speed Limit On Key Streets After Increase In Motor Vehicle DeathsDepartment of Transportation officials announced Tuesday they are reducing speed limits by five miles per hour on nine of the most dangerous streets across the five boroughs.
Safety Advocates Calling For City To Fast-Track Final Phase Of Queens Boulevard ConstructionThey want a continuation of the service road bike lanes.
74-Year-Old Woman Struck And Killed In Queens, 1st Reported Pedestrian Death Of 2020According to the NYPD, the woman was struck just before 6 p.m. on New Year’s Day near Parsons Boulevard and Northern Boulevard in Queens.
81-Year-Old In Critical Condition After Being Struck By SUV In Brooklyn, Driver Not ChargedPolice say the woman was walking home from the scrap yard, crossing Ditmas Avenue around 2:30 p.m. Monday afternoon, when she was hit by an SUV driving in reverse.
Mayor To Ramp Up Vision Zero Crackdown After 4 Pedestrians Killed In 24 HoursThe focus will be on driver safety after a heartbreaking end to last week leaving several families without loved ones for the holidays.
Point Of View: DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg On Pedestrian And Bike SafetyThe commissioner is trying to steer the city clear of traffic deaths and revolutionize the way people get around.
City To Launch Vision Zero Dusk To Darkness CampaignNew York City officials are set to announce the fourth annual Dusk to Darkness safety campaign that's part of the Vision Zero initiative.
New York City DOT Announces 'Green Wave' Bike Safety PlanWith the number of cyclists killed on the streets of New York rising, city transportation officials have unveiled a new safety program.
Safety Advocates Demand Mayor De Blasio Finish Redesigning Queens BoulevardMayor Bill de Blasio is being called out for not finishing a major project that could save lives.
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.
NYC Cyclist Deaths: Street Safety Rally Pushes New Laws 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.