Sunday, January 11, 2015
By Sarah Gonzalez : Reporter, WNYC/NJPR
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
By Jim O'Grady
The MTA's new hires start with a 10-day training period behind the wheel with an instructor. After that, trainees spend four weeks driving an actual route with an experienced driver watching over them. Is it enough?
Sunday, June 01, 2014
By Jim O'Grady
A 25-lane Queens intersection had already claimed one life before 23-year-old Ella Bandes died there last year.
Sunday, April 27, 2014
By Lance Luckey
A nearby resident, who says he has seen a number of collisions in the area, says people know not to jaywalk across Atlantic Avenue.
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
Monday, March 17, 2014
Less than a month into Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to cut down on pedestrian deaths, NYPD data shows most precincts have stepped up citations for speeding, failure to yield to pedestrians and failure to stop at traffic signals.
Monday, February 24, 2014
By Kat Aaron
New York's City Council wants specifics on how much it will cost to implement Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to reduce traffic deaths, and how fast it can happen. But at the council’s first hearing on Vision Zero Monday, city officials offered few details.
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Parents whose children were killed or maimed by vehicles make an emotional plea on City Hall Steps to strengthen the mayor's plan.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
By Kat Aaron
From increasing speeding enforcement at the precinct level (8) to creating an honor roll of safe cab drivers (51), New York City agencies have come together to craft a comprehensive street safety blueprint.
Sunday, January 26, 2014
By Marc Garber : Host, WNYC News
Two state lawmakers from Queens are proposing a new measure that would subject drivers with suspended or revoked licenses to tougher penalties if they're involved in a serious motor vehicle accident.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Speaking outside a Queens school where an eight-year-old boy was recently struck down by a truck, Bill de Blasio says New York City will take immediate steps to stem traffic fatalities.
Thursday, August 08, 2013
NYC mayoral candidate Bill De Blasio has released the most ambitious transportation safety targets of any candidate: zero deaths in car crashes.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Most drivers who kill pedestrians in the Bay Area are never charged -- even when they are found to be at fault, according to analysis by the Center for Investigative Reporting. And the drivers who are charged face light punishments at best.
Friday, March 01, 2013
A 6-year-old boy walking to school was killed by a tractor-trailer at a Harlem intersection without a crossing guard.