pedestrian safety

Mon, Sep 22, 2014, 2:04am
Cooper’s Law, named for 9-year-old Cooper Stock who was killed by a taxi driver at West End Avenue and 97th Street on Jan. 10, officially went into effect Sunday along with two other local laws surrounding NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission policies.  
Tue, May 27, 2014, 11:36am
The taxi driver who hit and killed 9-year-old Cooper Stock in January will not be criminally charged and instead receive a ticket and fine, Stock’s mother
Fri, Mar 28, 2014, 2:08am
Manhattan residents proposed solutions ranging from better enforcement of red-light turns to educating cyclists at Wednesday's town hall.
Wed, Mar 12, 2014, 3:32am
Approval from the New York State Senate will be necessary before the city is able to reduce speed limits—a measure proposed by many traffic safety advocates and one that is mentioned in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero plan to improve pedestrian safety.
Thu, Mar 6, 2014, 2:38am
Community Board 7 passed two transportation resolutions and tabled another at the monthly full-board meeting Tuesday night.
Wed, Feb 19, 2014, 3:57am
The plan, which aims to drastically reduce traffic fatalities across the city, echoes various proposals put forth by city and state politicians over the past month.
Tue, Feb 18, 2014, 1:30am
City Council member Helen Rosenthal and the family of Cooper Stock, a nine-year-old boy who was struck and killed by a taxi last month on West 97th Street and West End Avenue, are proposing a law that would mandate license suspensions and investigations for taxi drivers who kill or injure...
Wed, Feb 5, 2014, 2:43am
Amid citywide criticism of police cracking down on jaywalking on the 96th Street and Broadway intersection, 24th precinct officials said that their focus remained on enforcing vehicular violations.
Mon, Feb 3, 2014, 3:19am
Despite pressure from local politicians to implement traffic-calming measures along a stretch of Morningside Avenue, Community Board 10 leaders said at a meeting last Thursday that they want a revised plan from the Department of Transportation before continuing discussions.
Fri, Jan 31, 2014, 2:31am
The Department of Transportation unveiled plans for extensive safety changes to the 96th Street and Broadway intersection at a public meeting with Community Board 7 on Thursday night.

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