Posts Tagged ‘intersections’

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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Traffic Study Focuses on a Safer Upper West Side

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

Last week, the city’s Department of Transportation unveiled the long-awaited results of a comprehensive traffic study of the Upper West Side. Manhattan Borough Commissioner Margaret Forgione presented the DOT’s data and plans to the community at a forum hosted by City Council Member Gale Brewer and Community Board 7, who initially pushed for the study. [&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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Parents, Schools Tackle West 90s Traffic Hazards

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

West 96th Street, a major four-lane thoroughfare, has long been a problem for parents of young children, seniors or anyone else who can’t react quickly enough. Aggressive drivers barrel out of nearby exits from the West Side Highway, and cross-town traffic streams in and out of the Central Park traverse. Many complain that drivers regularly [&hellip
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