City Draws Temporary Crosswalks and Faint Lane Lines on West End

West End Avenue between 60th and 72nd Streets got some temporary crosswalks last week after going months without lane or cros … 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 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 >>

3 Injured in Fire on West End Avenue Early Wednesday

Three firefighters were injured in a blaze that started on the top floor of the 13-story building at 924 West End Avenue, near 105th St … 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 >>

NINE-APARTMENT BUILDING ON WEST END WILL BECOME SINGLE-FAMILY MANSION

The owner of a townhouse on West End Avenue between 76th and 77th Street is converting it back into a single-family mansion f … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEST END AVENUE REDESIGN GETS CHEERS AND JEERS IN SURVEY; READ THE RESULTS

West End Avenue was redesigned from 72nd street to 106th last year, and locals clearly have a wide range of opinions about it. The community board … Read the rest of this entry >>

GARBAGE TRUCKS ‘BLOW THROUGH RED LIGHTS’ ON WEST END, SAYS LOCAL WITH VIDEO CAMERA

A tipster sent in the video of a garbage truck going through a light at the intersection of 97th street and West End, where 9-year-old Cooper Stoc … Read the rest of this entry >>

HERE’S YOUR CHANCE TO GIVE THE CITY FEEDBACK ON THE WEST END AVENUE REDESIGN

The local community board is asking locals to comment on the redesign of West End Avenue, which was completed last year in an attempt to make that avenue s … Read the rest of this entry >>

GANG MEMBER WITH LONG RAP SHEET ARRESTED FOR STABBING WORKER ON WEST END: POLICE

Police arrested Jairo DeLeon, a 26-year-old they say had 29 prior arrests and is affiliated with a gang, for stabbing a building worker from the Pomander Walk houses on Wedne … Read the rest of this entry >>

CITY PAINTS NEW LINES AT 97TH STREET MEDIAN THAT DRIVERS KEEP HITTING

The Department of Transportation has painted new yellow lines around pedestrian walkways on 97th street and West End Avenue that at least two dr … Read the rest of this entry >>

ANOTHER CAR SLAMS INTO THE WEST END AVENUE PEDESTRIAN ISLAND

Drivers can't seem to figure out this whole concept of driving around a pedestrian island. Once again, on Monday morning a car turning … Read the rest of this entry >>

DRIVER SMASHES INTO NEWLY INSTALLED WEST END AVENUE PEDESTRIAN ISLAND

On Wednesday night around 6, a driver smashed into the pedestrian island that the Department of Transportation just installed on West End Avenue and 97th st … Read the rest of this entry >>

PROPOSALS FLOATED TO DECREASE COMMERCIAL TRAFFIC ON WEST END AVENUE

Commercial vehicles are not supposed to travel on West End Avenue. But they do anyway, because the drivers are either confused or f … Read the rest of this entry >>

HERE’S WHAT THOSE NEW LINES LOOK LIKE ON WEST END AVENUE

In our continuing step-by-step coverage of the changes on West End Avenue, we present a photo of what the street looks like with the new … Read the rest of this entry >>

STRIPING BEGINS FOR NEW 2-LANE WEST END AVENUE

West End Avenue is about to get the biggest redesign of any Upper West Side avenue since the Columbus Avenue protected bike lanes were installed. The city began laying stripes on Tu … Read the rest of this entry >>

CAR HITS WOMAN PUSHING A STROLLER ON WEST END AVENUE

A car hit a woman pushing a stroller across West End Avenue on Friday morning, witnesses told us. The woman had the walk sign, a witness … Read the rest of this entry >>

73-YEAR-OLD WOMAN HIT BY CAR ON WEST END AVENUE DIES

Cydney S. Arther, the 73-year-old woman who was hit by a car on Sunday and taken to the hospital with a head injury, died on Wedn … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEST END AVENUE REDESIGN BEGINS AS COMMUNITY BOARD APPROVES MAJOR CHANGES

Community Board 7 approved a major redesign to West End Avenue on Tuesday night, voting 39-1 to redraw the avenue from from 72nd to 107th street so that there is only one travel lane in each direc … Read the rest of this entry >>

WEST END AVENUE COULD GET PEDESTRIAN ISLANDS AT 72ND AND 79TH; COMMITTEE APPROVES PLAN

The plan to redesign West End Avenue could include new pedestrian islands at 72nd and 79th streets after a Community Board 7 committee voted on Tuesday t … Read the rest of this entry >>

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