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  1. No Charges or Tickets for Driver Who Ran Red, Killed Woman on SidewalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Streetsblog

    A driver ran a red light yesterday evening, crashing her SUV into another car, mounting the sidewalk and striking three people at a bus stop in Richmond Hill, Queens. Meena Mahabir, 52, was killed.

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  2. Electeds Call for Safer Flushing Streets After Hit-and-Run KillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    Just after 1 a.m. Sunday, the driver of a black SUV struck and killed Mariano Contreras , 41, on College Point Boulevard in Flushing. The driver fled the scene and has not yet been located.

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  3. No Charges or Tickets for Driver Who Ran Red, Killed Woman on SidewalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    A driver ran a red light yesterday evening, crashing her SUV into another car, mounting the sidewalk and striking three people at a bus stop in Richmond Hill, Queens. Meena Mahabir, 52, was killed.

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  4. Eyes on the Street: A Flower-Protected Chrystie Street Bike LaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Streetsblog

    Bike commuters on Chrystie Street found a pleasant surprise this morning. The street's northbound bike lane, a busy connector from the Manhattan Bridge that's usually a favorite of illegally-parked drivers, had received an upgrade: Someone added orange traffic cones, decorated with the occasional sunflower, to keep cars out of the bike lane.

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  5. Electeds Call for Safer Flushing Streets After Hit-and-Run KillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Streetsblog

    Just after 1 a.m. Sunday, the driver of a black SUV struck and killed Mariano Contreras , 41, on College Point Boulevard in Flushing. The driver fled the scene and has not yet been located.

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  6. Two More Killed on Hylan Boulevard - Who Will Act to Stop the Carnage?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2015 | Streetsblog

    Update: Mayor de Blasio tweeted that he has instructed NYPD to increase enforcement on Hylan Boulevard and has directed DOT to "pursue safety fixes." We've asked the mayor's office for details.

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  7. Next Up for SBS: 23rd Street in Manhattan, Canarsie to Gravesend in BklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Streetsblog

    Two more enhanced bus routes are entering the project pipeline in NYC, one along a busy Manhattan crosstown street and the other snaking across a transit-hungry stretch of Brooklyn. The Manhattan project will run across 23rd Street.

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  8. Francisco Moya's Hush-Hush 111th Street Meeting Now Open to the PublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    Assembly Member Francisco Moya, who opposes a road diet and protected bike lane on 111th Street in Corona, has decided to let the public know about a town hall meeting he is hosting about the project on Monday - after Streetsblog asked about the lack of public notice. 111th Street, which runs on the western edge of Flushing Meadows Corona Park, has too many lanes for the amount of car traffic it handles, DOT says.

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  9. Eyes on the Street: Randall's Island Connector to Open in "Coming Weeks"Read the original story

    Sep 30, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    The Randall's Island Connector is still fenced off, but not for long. EDC says an opening date will be scheduled "in the coming weeks."

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  10. How Bus Rapid Transit Can Save Lives on One of NYC's Most Dangerous StreetsRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2015 | Streetsblog

    Woodhaven Boulevard needs BRT not only to move transit riders faster, but also to save lives and prevent traffic injuries. Map: Transportation Alternatives [ PDF ] Lives are at stake in the redesign of Woodhaven Boulevard and Cross Bay Boulevard, making the implementation of bus rapid transit on this southeast Queens corridor all the more urgent, according to a new analysis from the BRT for NYC coalition .

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  11. Was Alexa Cioffi's Death Caused by Negligence? Still No Word From NYPDRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    Reporter and Streetsblog reader Joe Enoch produced this "Inside Edition" piece on the prevalence of improperly secured trailers on U.S. roads. It features an interview with Kristi Cox, a Minnesota woman whose husband and child were killed by a negligent driver whose trailer hit their car.

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  12. Pope Francis and the Flexibility of Our StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Streetsblog

    Add Pope Francis's tour of New York to the long list of carmageddon scares that successfully frightened off would-be motorists. I grabbed these two shots of traffic from Google Maps, and despite all the alarming car detour icons, you can see that traffic was lighter during peak Francis than it normally is on a New York City weekday.

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  13. Campaign for a People-First Rockaway Freeway Meets Cars-First InertiaRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2015 | Streetsblog

    Rockaway Freeway, one of the few east-west routes across the Queens peninsula, isn't a safe place to walk or bike. A local coalition has been trying to change that by repurposing street space, but their efforts are running up against the red tape of city bureaucracy and a car-centric community board.

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  14. Eyes on the Street: Instant Bike Lane, Courtesy of NYPD and the PopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Streetsblog

    Update: From reader Joe Enoch : "I got in that 'lane' this morning and a cop nearly knocked me off my bike a few feet later. He jumped in front of me and screamed at me to get out of the lane.

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  15. Repeat Drunk Driver Pleads to Low-Level Felony for Killing Queens PedestrianRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2015 | Streetsblog

    A recidivist drunk driver who was charged with 10 felonies for killing a Queens pedestrian pled guilty to two low-level felony counts in a deal with District Attorney Richard Brown. At around 4:30 a.m. on July 5, 2014, Romulo Mejia drove a Ford compact into a man who was walking at Roosevelt Avenue and 92nd Street in Jackson Heights, according to the Times Ledger .

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  16. DOT: Drivers Injured 1,323 Pedestrians and Cyclists in August, and Killed 14Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | Streetsblog

    Twenty-one people died in New York City traffic in August, and 4,891 were injured, according to DOT's Vision Zero View crash data map. As of the end of August, DOT reported 88 pedestrians and cyclists killed by city motorists this year, and 9,150 injured, compared to 96 deaths and 9,628 injuries for the same period in 2014.

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  17. This Map Shows Where de Blasio Wants to Reduce Parking MandatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    Under the mayor's plan, parking requirements would be eliminated for subsidized housing in a new "transit zone," shown in purple. Map: DCP [ PDF ] In February, the Department of City Planning outlined the broad strokes of how the de Blasio administration will seek to change the rules that shape new development in New York.

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  18. Bill Bratton Rolls Back Internal NYPD Parking ReformRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 23, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    On Monday the Times published an in-depth piece on how Police Commissioner Bill Bratton is aiming to boost NYPD morale, in part by giving officers more latitude to skirt departmental rules. The Times said such infractions might include "misplacing a memo book or being late for court."

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  19. DOT: NYC to Install Record Number of Protected Bike Lanes in 2015Read the original story

    Sep 22, 2015 | Streetsblog

    DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg, center, arrives with City Council Transportation Committee Chair Ydanis Rodriguez, left. Council members Ben Kallos and Helen Rosenthal are behind.

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  20. Will NYPD Charge Truck Driver Who Hit Cyclist in Corona Bike Lane?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    A cyclist in a marked bike lane was hit by a truck driver making a right turn at 34th Avenue and 105th Street in Queens, according to NYPD. Image: Google Maps A truck driver hit a cyclist in a bike lane in Queens yesterday, causing serious injuries.

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