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Posts tagged "pedestrian accidents"

The Most Dangerous Residential Streets in Your NYC Neighborhood

Most New Yorkers already know to be aware and careful when they're near the city's busiest roads, particularly ones that get frequently used by cyclists and pedestrians. In contrast to these busy, multi-lane intersections, it is easy to assume that quiet, residential roadways in your local neighborhood experience lower rates of traffic accidents.

Yu Qing Chen Tragically Hit and Killed by MTA Bus in Brooklyn

A Brooklyn pedestrian tragically passed away after she was hit by an MTA bus in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. At approximately 8pm on Wednesday, September 5, 2018, Yu Qing Chen was crossing the street within a marked crosswalk when a B6 bus traveling west on Stillwell Avenue made a right turn and struck her.

12 Most Dangerous Intersections in NYC for Pedestrians & Cyclists

Launched by the de Blasio administration in 2014, the Vision Zero program began a city-wide effort to completely eliminate traffic fatalities and injuries. While progress is being made (last year saw the fewest traffic fatalities in New York City on record), traffic accidents and fatalities are still a reality of life for pedestrians, cyclists and drivers across the five boroughs.

Pedestrian Safety Initiative: See! Be Seen! - Long Island & Upstate NY

In an ongoing attempt to keep New York pedestrians safe, a new public service announcement called See! Be Seen! will begin airing June 15th until June 28th, courtesy of the New York State Department of Health. 

Fatal Pedestrian Accidents Could Be Reduced Through Ad Campaign

Deadly collisions involving pedestrians remain a primary concern in New York City's 'Vision Zero' efforts. A new television campaign set to begin showing this week hammers home the point. The commercial is a haunting reminder of the consequences of reckless driving and how peoples' lives can be forever changed by a deadly pedestrian accident.