Posts Tagged ‘pedestrian’

Neighborhood Chatter: Greenwich Village Rape Suspect Sketch Released

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

2012_08_sketch6pct Compiled by Nick Gallinelli Rape Suspect’s Police Sketch Released Policed have released a sketch of the suspect in mid-August’s Greenwich Village sexual assault incident. The suspect is believed to be around 6 feet tall with a medium build. According to DNAinfo, the man entered 85 Washington Place, a massage parlor, on Friday morning, Aug. 17, and [&hellip
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Changing Lanes

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

The pedestrian-cyclist-driver saga is familiar to anyone living in Manhattan today. Pedestrians loathe bicyclists who break traffic laws. At public transportation meetings, some residents have called for bicyclists to get licenses, like drivers. Bicyclists, meanwhile, say they just want a safe place to ride, away from motorists, who in turn often see bikers as a [&hellip
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POLS WANT CRANE ANSWERS

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

Almost a month after the Oct. 8 crane accident at Columbus Square, local elected officials and community groups are still looking for answers from the Department of Buildings. The crane’s counterweight crushed a pedestrian sidewalk during construction of the mixed-use building on the corner of Columbus Avenue and West 97th Street. There were no fatalities [&hellip
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WEST SIDE TRANSPORT SURVEY

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

Nearly 150 West Side residents went to the John Jay School of Criminal Justice to hear the results of a survey outlining new safety initiatives to address pedestrian concerns. Council Member Gale Brewer and Margaret Forgione, Manhattan Borough Commissioner for the Department of Transportation, led a panel that detailed the transportation issues between West 55th [&hellip
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