Vision Zero

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Kimberly Dole
September 04, 2019 - 11:57 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The New York City Department of Transportation, NYPD and elected officials announced plans to step up traffic enforcement around City schools before school starts on Thursday. City officials gathered in Brooklyn to outline Mayor Bill de Blasio's Vision Zero program and...
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11th Avenue
Andrew Weber
June 05, 2019 - 9:47 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Drivers on 11th Avenue encountered a bit of a surprise yesterday when what had been a two-way street suddenly because one-way only. The street became southbound only from 57th Street all the way to the Lincoln Tunnel, on 44th Street, where it had previously been two-ways...
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Vision Zero rally
Juliet Papa
1010 WINS Newsroom
May 07, 2019 - 1:15 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Families for Safe Streets, an organization devoted to encouraging the rapid implementation of Vision Zero traffic policies, held a rally Tuesday afternoon at City Hall. #video @tranportationalternatives says ⁦ @NYCMayor ⁩ not doing enough w/ #VisionZero #1010WINS pic.twitter...
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Texting and driving file image.
November 14, 2018 - 11:43 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There were 197 people killed in traffic accidents last year, in New York City. RELATED: US traffic deaths fell slightly in first half of year | Brooklyn residents fear ‘unbearable’ traffic during L train shutdown | Trottenberg, De Blasio Push Albany To Keep Speed Cameras...
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Traffic file image
October 12, 2018 - 9:43 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Texting, reading emails, and binge watching videos -- the list goes on and on about what some drivers are doing behind the wheel. A new study found distracted driving is much worse than previously believed. Some 41 percent of people are regularly texting while they drive...
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A rash of pedestrian deaths has prompted a makeover on a stretch of Northern Boulevard.
Samantha Liebman/1010 WINS
October 10, 2018 - 10:21 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- First Queens Boulevard, now Northern Boulevard is getting a makeover following a spate of pedestrian accidents in recent years -- more than a dozen of which have been fatal. Some call it the new 'boulevard of death' and many who cross Northern Boulevard have a horror story...
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Al Jones
August 23, 2018 - 10:28 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- City officials were in Park Slope on Thursday, taking a look at the new design for 9th Street. Work on the Vision Zero redesign will continue through mid-September, as the city moves at high speed to curb dangerous drivers along a one mile stretch of road, and make it safer...
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Mayor de Blasio is calling for more speed cameras and stiffer fines for violators.
May 30, 2018 - 9:50 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling on the state legislature to authorize more speed cameras for schools around the city -- there are currently 140 of them. It's not clear if the legislature will even extend the current program before the end of the current session next month. "...
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Mall area of Central Park.
April 20, 2018 - 7:04 am
Walkers and bikers will like Friday morning's announcement from Mayor Bill de Blasio -- drivers; not so much.
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Enforcement crackdown on this first warm weather weekend to avoid traffic fatalities
Juliet Papa/1010 WINS
April 12, 2018 - 2:18 pm
New York City is using the arrival of warm weather as another reason to step up street and highway safety.
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