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Tenacious Teen Pushes for Change After Friends’ Deaths
NEW YORK—Alison Collard de Beaufort has been through some difficult years. Just when she started eighth grade in 2013, her friend Sammy Cohen Eckstein, 12, was struck and killed by ...
October 31, 2016
NYC to Redesign ‘Boulevard of Death’
Some of the city's most dangerous streets will be overhauled, with studies to start this year.
January 14, 2015
14-Year-Old Spearheads Vision Zero Education in NYC Schools
Alison Collard de Beaufort, a freshman at Brooklyn Technical High School, wants to create a network of student ...
January 13, 2015
NYC Vision Zero’s New Penalties for Drivers in Effect
A law fining hit-and-run drivers in New York City has gone into effect with the New Year.
January 5, 2015
Man Killed on Upper East Side Traffic Collision
A man was killed on the Upper East Side after a traffic collision Saturday night, according to police.
January 4, 2015
NYC Polarizing Under de Blasio, Great Challenges Ahead
De Blasio’s characterization of New York City under his predecessor and billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg’s tenure as a ...
December 31, 2014
New York City Speed Limit Slows Down to 25 Mph
Starting Friday, the default city speed limit slows down to 25 mph.
November 6, 2014
New Laws Changing How New Yorkers Drive and Commute
NEW YORK—The City Council stamped its approval Tuesday on two bills that will change how New Yorkers drive ...
October 7, 2014
Can We Design a Safer New York City?
NEW YORK—When Mayor Bill de Blasio announced in February his multi-agency 63-point Vision Zero initiative to lower traffic ...
September 12, 2014
What Has Your Councilmember Done for Safe Streets? See the Vision Zero Report Card
Council members are giving out free bike helmets, sponsoring bus countdown clocks, and pushing for street redesigns in ...
August 27, 2014
Advocates Call on Albany to Increase Speed Cameras in NYC
Albany didn't hear them the first time, so speed camera advocates have taken it to the streets. Forty ...
April 9, 2014
Slowing Down Atlantic Avenue: First Phase of NYC’s Vision Zero Underway
NEW YORK—Nearly eight miles of Atlantic Avenue from Brooklyn to Queens, stretching from the East River to Woodhaven, ...
April 9, 2014
City Launches Work Zone Watch Program
NEW YORK—Drivers pass through work zones in the city on a daily basis, whether they're blocked off or ...
April 8, 2014
NYC DOT Schedules Vision Zero Safety Workshops
Mayor Bill de Blasio's Vision Zero initiative to lower traffic fatalities citywide is moving forward. The New York ...
April 3, 2014
Crash Data, Speed Cameras Needed to Improve Street Safety
NEW YORK—The city's dangerous streets have claimed around 50 lives since the start of the year, 30 of ...
March 31, 2014
Do-It-Yourself Slow Zones Pop Up Across City
NEW YORK—A man with his iPhone stopped on the sidewalk in Astoria, Queens, and watched neighborhood residents put ...
March 16, 2014
Capital Funding for NYC Vision Zero Plan Unlikely This Year
NEW YORK—Funding for the city's plan to reduce traffic deaths with 50 major street redesigns a year and ...
March 6, 2014
Location Data Crucial to Reducing Pedestrian Deaths
NEW YORK—Many pedestrians have noted dangerous streets in their neighborhoods as the ones they are reluctant to cross. ...
March 5, 2014
Legislative Push for Vision Zero Starts Strong
NYC City Council committees held the first hearing on Vision Zero Feb. 24 to discuss the city's interagency ...
February 24, 2014
Redesigning New York City Streets to Save Lives
NEW YORK—With a focus on street redesign and ticketing drivers, Mayor Bill de Blasio hopes to reduce traffic-related ...
February 19, 2014
NYC Mayor’s Vision Zero Initiative Calls for Cultural Change
Enforcement and design are two of the overarching tools transportation safety advocates say can make mayor Bill de ...
February 16, 2014
Speed, Safety, and NYC’s Widest Streets
NEW YORK—New York City’s widest streets present both a problem and a solution in terms of traffic safety, ...
February 11, 2014
NY City Council Transportation Chair Says Jaywalking Tickets Excessive
City Council member Ydanis Rodriguez, the newly appointed chair of the Transportation Committee, says that ticketing jaywalkers is ...
January 23, 2014
Ydanis Rodriguez Named Transportation Committee Chair
NEW YORK—Ydanis Rodriguez, a Council member representing District 10, was named chair of the Transportation Committee at the ...
January 22, 2014
Former NYPD Chief Has Ideas for de Blasio’s Street Safety Plan
NEW YORK—In early August, Bill de Blasio, then a second-place candidate in a close Democratic primary, announced his ...
November 20, 2013
Company That Makes Prescription Painkiller OxyContin Files for Bankruptcy Protection Amid Lawsuits
‘Laundromat’ Sheds Light on the Shadowy World of Tax Havens and Shell Companies
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Oil Prices Surge 15% After Attack on Saudi Facilities Hits Global Supply
Trump Authorizes Release of Oil From US Strategic Petroleum Reserve After Saudi Attacks
Rep. Ilhan Omar Responds to 9/11 Victim’s Family
Colombia–Venezuela Tensions Escalate as US, Allies Trigger Regional Pact
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Hong Kong Police Accused of Discriminatory Treatment During Clashes Between Pro-Beijing and Pro-Democracy Protesters