After Lengthy Wait, 96th Street Gets Crosswalks

Late last year, the city repaved 96th Street from Central Park West to West End Avenue, known as one of the most dangerous stretches of road in the neighbor … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Draws Crosswalks on West End Avenue, But 96th Remains Bare

The Department of Transportation has drawn crosswalks on West End Avenue from 61st to 72nd Streets, which were repaved last year. The … Read the rest of this entry >>

Some of Neighborhood’s ‘Most Dangerous’ Blocks Still Have No Crosswalks or Lane Markings

Major streets on the Upper West Side have gone without pedestrian crosswalks or lane markings for cars for months. Drivers routinely encroach into the … Read the rest of this entry >>

Jogger Hit By Truck and Severely Injured on Amsterdam Avenue

A 31-year-old man was pinned under the wheels of a tractor-trailer on Amsterdam Avenue on Monday, and sustained severe injuries. The man had … Read the rest of this entry >>

Electric Bikes Are Not Causing Injuries on the UWS, But Still Spook Residents

At a press conference on the Upper West Side last year, the mayor announced a crackdown on electric bikes, which are mostly used by delivery wor … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tuesday: Pedestrian Safety, E-bikes on the Agenda at Community Board Meeting

Community Board 7 has just posted the details of their committee meetings this month, and there's an interesting one for people concerned … Read the rest of this entry >>

City Installs Plastic Barriers to Slow Cars Making Left Turns, But Drivers Keep Running Them Over

The city recently placed plastic posts on 93rd Street and West End Avenue to force drivers to make more gradual left … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two Meetings This Week Will Cover Street Safety, and Other Transportation Issues

Community Board 7's Transportation Committee will be meeting on Tuesday night at 250 West 87th Street at 7 p.m. to discuss the dicey situation for pedest … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two Months After Repaving Starts, West End Avenue Left in ‘Alarming’ State

A 12-block stretch on West End Avenue has been without any pedestrian crosswalk markings for the past eight weeks. A repaving project on Wes … Read the rest of this entry >>

COLUMBIA STUDENT CRITICALLY INJURED IN HIT AND RUN; POLICE RELEASE VIDEO TO CATCH DRIVER

A 19-year-old Columbia student was hit by a burgundy sedan shortly after midnight Monday on 115th Street and Riverside Drive, susta … Read the rest of this entry >>

ROSENTHAL ‘BARNES DANCE’ BILL PASSES 49-0; PLACES ‘PEDESTRIANS AT THE CENTER OF POLICY MAKING’

“What will it take for the City to do something about its most dangerous intersections?” demanded City Council Member Helen Rosenthal last month, spe … Read the rest of this entry >>

CRASH VICTIM URGES LOCAL COMMITTEE TO SPUR CHANGES AT DICEY INTERSECTION

A woman who was hit by an SUV at 96th Street and West End Avenue told the Community Board 7 Transportation Committee last week … Read the rest of this entry >>

HELEN ROSENTHAL CRITICIZES MAYOR ON STALLED PROGRESS AT WEST END AVENUE INTERSECTION

City Council Member Helen Rosenthal criticized the Department of Transportation (DOT) and Mayor Bill de Blasio for holding off on making fu … Read the rest of this entry >>

PEDESTRIAN HIT BY POSTAL TRUCK AND KILLED ON AMSTERDAM AVENUE (UPDATE)

An 83-year-old man attempting to cross 95th Street early Friday morning was hit and killed by a postal truck. The truck was trav … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY CONSIDERING NEW MIDBLOCK CROSSWALK AT TREACHEROUS 106TH STREET

Councilman Mark Levine is pushing the city to install a new crosswalk and traffic signal on 106th Street between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenu … Read the rest of this entry >>

BICYCLIST HURT IN COLLISION WITH CAR NEAR NATURAL HISTORY MUSEUM

A bicyclist smashed into the front windshield of a sedan on 81st Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue on Wednesday mo … Read the rest of this entry >>

PEDESTRIAN HIT AND KNOCKED UNCONSCIOUS ON WEST END AVENUE

A 33-year-old woman was hit and knocked unconscious by an SUV driver at 71st Street and West End Avenue on Tuesday morning. EMS was called at 7:49 a.m. and tol … Read the rest of this entry >>

COOPER STOCK REMEMBERED 3 YEARS AFTER TRAGIC CRASH

A group of friends and family gathered on Tuesday morning to remember Cooper Stock, the 9-year-old boy who was hit and killed by a cab d … Read the rest of this entry >>

NYPD RELEASES NEW MAP AND DATA ON CRASHES

The NYPD released a new website today that allows the public to track crashes in their neighborhood. The TrafficStat site has data on how … Read the rest of this entry >>

BICYCLIST DIES, WOMAN SEVERELY INJURED IN SEPARATE CRASHES THURSDAY

Two people sustained severe injuries in crashes on the Upper West Side Thursday. A 59-year-old bicyclist named Jing Yin Jiang wa … Read the rest of this entry >>

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