Community Board 7

Sun, May 11, 2014, 1:31pm

The Upper West Side became the focus of a citywide push to increase traffic safety this year after three pedestrian were killed around the intersection of Broadway and 96th Street during a two-week period in January.

Thu, Apr 10, 2014, 12:56am

The intersection at 96th Street and Broadway is officially going under the knife.

Fri, Apr 4, 2014, 2:58am

In its ruling, the court rejected locals’ claim that the area was “over-saturated” with support housing, an argument used since the shelter opened in 2012.

Thu, Apr 3, 2014, 2:33am

The State Assembly and City Council, with support from Community Board 7, have drafted legislation that would prevent landlord discrimination in city apartment buildings.

Wed, Apr 2, 2014, 3:14am

Albert Bialek, the building’s owner, has told Spectator over the past two weeks that a new lease agreement will be announced within the next two weeks. While he would not share the name of the company signing the lease, Bialek said that he is happy with the plan.

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.

Thu, Mar 27, 2014, 2:35am

As Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero plan ramps up efforts to eliminate pedestrian fatalities, the number of traffic collisions are still rising on the Upper West Side.

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.

Fri, Mar 7, 2014, 4:31am

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.

Thu, Mar 6, 2014, 2:38am

Community Board 7 passed two transportation resolutions and tabled another at the monthly full-board meeting Tuesday night.

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