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More Vision Zero Construction Begins Throughout the Five Boroughs

Declaring that “dangerous streets have to change,” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a new wave of construction that will produce “new crosswalks, wider sidewalks, pedestrian refuge medians and new protected bicycle lanes in every borough.” The construction activity is part of the city’s Vision Zero initiative, now in its fourth year. The… Read More »

Brooklyn MTA Bus Strikes Cyclist Who Swerves to Avoid Open Car Door

On October 19, the New York Daily News reported the tragic story of a bicyclist in Brooklyn who was seriously injured when he was forced to swerve in front of an MTA bus after the driver of a parked car opened a door in front of him. The incident happened at Broadway and Marcy Avenue… Read More »