Jean Chambers was hit Thursday afternoon at 95th Street and West End Avenue when a 2004 Ford Expedition made a left turn.
Under the plan, first introduced in September 2013, the DOT will reduce lanes and create medians along Morningside Avenue between 116th and 126th streets in an attempt to reduce traffic speeds and improve safety for pedestrians.
The intersection at 96th Street and Broadway is officially going under the knife.
Members of Community Board 7 and traffic safety advocates are pushing for changes that will allow New York City to independently install speeding cameras as part of citywide efforts to reduce pedestrian fatalities.
Ken Coughlin is right about the 96th street intersection, and we need to fix it quickly.
The changes proposed to the intersection of Broadway and 96th Street answer a longtime call for better street safety.
After an elderly man and a nine-year-old were killed on the Upper West Side Friday night, local leaders are pushing for additional safety measures at intersections.
The plan would, among other things, reduce Morningside Avenue to three lanes between 116th and 126th streets in an attempt to reduce traffic speed on a main thoroughfare.
The Department of Transportation proposed changes to the layout of Morningside Avenue to make the street safer, but Community Board 10 members asked to see more data from similar areas before endorsing the proposal.
According to City Council member Gale Brewer, contradictory traffic messages—with pedestrian crosswalk signs displaying stop and go signals at the same time—have become a common problem.
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