Column: It’s Taking Too Long to Fix the City’s Curbs, and Vulnerable People Deserve Better

I never gave curb cuts a thought until I fell off my bike several years ago, broke my leg and wound up in a wheelchair for a few months, pretty miserable and houseb … Read the rest of this entry >>

Ellyn Berman, Who Was Hit By a Truck on Broadway, Dies of Her Injuries

Ellyn Schiff Berman, the 85-year-old woman hit by a Brinks truck while crossing the street on December 7, died on Monday, her son Paul wrote. Berman was walking in the cros … Read the rest of this entry >>

Driver Hits Woman Bicycling on 72nd Street and CPW

A driver hit a woman on 72nd Street and Central Park West on Monday night around 6:30 p.m., and afterwards the victim was lying in the middle of the intersection, acco … Read the rest of this entry >>

Driver in Crash that Killed Local Doorman Charged With Manslaughter, Accused in Another Incident

The driver in a July crash that killed doorman Alfred Pocari and injured another pedestrian was charged by Manhattan DA Cy Vance on Thursday with manslaughter and two counts of assa … Read the rest of this entry >>

Collision Between Cyclist and Pedestrian in Riverside Park Shows Dangers of New Bypass, Witness Says

A cyclist crashed into a pedestrian in Riverside Park on Saturday afternoon, according to Ken Coughlin, a member of Community Board 7 who showed up right after … Read the rest of this entry >>

Complaint Box: Someone Really Dislikes the ‘Bus Turning’ Safety Announcements

Someone has been posting messages on light poles and bus shelters throughout the neighborhood for the past few months bemoaning the sound of automated speakers that say "Caution, bus is turn … Read the rest of this entry >>

Driver In Deadly West End Crash Says She Didn’t See Pedestrians; ‘I Don’t Want People To See Me As A Monster’

Jessenia Fajardo, the driver of the SUV that crashed into Alfred Pocari and a 65-year-old … Read the rest of this entry >>

Beloved Grandfather and Doorman Alfred Pocari Dies After Being Hit By SUV

Alfred Pocari, who was hit by an SUV while crossing West End Avenue at 98th Street on his way to his shift as a doorman on Friday, died on Wednesday mo … Read the rest of this entry >>

Video Shows Car Blowing Through Red Light Before Hitting Pedestrians; Driver Arrested

A surveillance video obtained by the Daily News shows a 2011 Acura running a red light at 98th Street and West End Avenue on Friday before slamming into two pedestr … Read the rest of this entry >>

Two Pedestrians Suffer Head Trauma in Serious Crash at 98th and West End Avenue

Two pedestrians were injured after being struck by a motor vehicle on West End Avenue between 98th and 99th Streets around 3:45 p.m. on F … Read the rest of this entry >>

Riverside Bike Detour Draws New Safety Complaints; Community Board to Review It on Monday

The bike detour in Riverside Park between 72nd and 83rd Streets has drawn praise for separating pedestrians and cyclists on what has been a dicey stretch. But the new path also has its critics, incl … Read the rest of this entry >>

Bicyclist Hits Four-Year-Old in Riverside Park; City Plans to Make Separate Bike Paths in Some Sections

A cyclist slammed into a four-year-old in Riverside Park on Monday, sending the girl to the hospital with a head injury. It’s the latest in what some l … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pedestrian Struck by Van, Driver Cited for Failure to Yield

A 51-year-old female pedestrian was struck by a van at 73rd Street and Amsterdam Avenue at 11:50a.m. on Wednesday morning, cau … Read the rest of this entry >>

At Least 3 Speed Cameras on the UWS Deactivated After State Fails to Reauthorize Program

The state failed to reauthorize the city's speed camera program, and now those cameras are no longer gathering evidence for speeding violat … Read the rest of this entry >>

Truck Driver Who Hit Pedestrian Receives Three Summonses

The driver of the tractor-trailer that hit and severely injured a man on 81st Street and Amsterdam Avenue last week was cited for three infract … Read the rest of this entry >>

Pedestrian Likely to Die After Truck Collision on Amsterdam Avenue, Police Say

A 37-year-old man was taken to the hospital with severe head trauma after being run over by a truck on Amsterdam Avenue on Wednesday eve … Read the rest of this entry >>

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 >>