Posts Tagged ‘dangerous’

LETTER: Working Together On Traffic Problems

Written by Our Town on . Posted in News Our Town

I was pleased to see a resident as passionate as Jean (Guilder, “A Long History of Traffic Complaints,” Op-ed, Sept. 18) on the problem of dangerous intersections. Because of residents like her, I launched the “Livable Streets” program within my first months in office to solicit resident views from 60,000 households on dangerous intersections and [&hellip
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Dangerous Intersections for Seniors

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

The Department of Transportation released a list of 50 intersections with the most accidents involving senior pedestrians. Five Upper West Side blocks were included on the list, with West 66th Street and Amsterdam Avenue taking the top spot in the neighborhood. That intersection saw seven accidents that resulted in injuries between 2004 and 2008. An [&hellip
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DANGEROUS DRIVING AT 96th AND B’WAY

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Drivers speeding through the exceptionally wide West 96th Street and Broadway intersection ignore common traffic laws, according to a new study by Transportation Alternatives. After eight hours observing cars driving both north and south on Broadway, the group found a total of 932 violations—an average of 117 an hour. They included a frequent disregard of [&hellip
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