Posts Tagged ‘pedestrian safety’

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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DOT, NYPD ANNOUNCE SAFETY INITIATIVES

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

By Dan Rivoli The commissioners for the Department of Transportation and the NYPD announced new safety initiatives at the Broadway-West 71st Street-Amsterdam Avenue intersection Oct. 21. There will be an increase in police enforcement to crack down on speeding cars, drivers that fail to yield to pedestrians and bicyclists that disobey traffic laws. The city [&hellip
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