Cyclist Hits Woman and Child on Riverside Drive

A bicyclist traveling in a group hit a woman and child crossing Riverside Drive at 115th Street on Saturday around noon, according to po … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cyclist Runs Over Toddler on Riverside Park Path

A bicyclist hit a toddler in Riverside Park on Thursday around 6:45 p.m. on the shared path next to the Hudson River near 73rd Street, acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

85-Year-Old Woman Struck by Jeep and Killed Crossing West End Avenue

At 7:15 a.m. Thursday, an 85-year-old female pedestrian was struck by a Jeep at the intersection of West End Avenue and 70th S … Read the rest of this entry >>

Cars Will Be Banned From Central Park Loop Starting in Late June

Cars will be banned from interior Central Park roads starting June 27, Mayor de Blasio said on Fr … Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>

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