traffic accidents

August 30, 2012

Horse-drawn carriages in New York: Accidents waiting to happen?

Horse drawn carriages are a staple tourist attraction in Manhattan and they are a part of the rich fabric of […]
August 28, 2012

Bike riders and cops: Can’t we just get along?

Bicycle riders and police officers don’t always get along very well in New York City. Bike riders have a reputation […]
August 14, 2012

Battle between bikes and cars part of a longstanding history in NYC

The battle between motorized vehicles and pedal-powered rides such as bicycles has been part of life in New York City […]
July 17, 2012

City takes steps to reduce accidents and injuries by lowering speed limits

Spurred in part by the addition of bike lanes and pedestrian plazas in the middle of wide streets, New York […]
June 26, 2012

Death by dooring only a traffic violation

Apparently, it is not a crime to injure or kill someone by opening a car door, an act known as […]
May 31, 2012

Even Fatal Pedestrian Accidents Often Result in No Charges in NYC

Hitting a pedestrian with a car is apparently not a crime in New York City. This fact was highlighted in […]
February 9, 2012

Recent Projects Improve Pedestrian Safety on New York City Streets

New York’s transportation commissioner, Janette Sadik-Kahn, said recently that recent declines in traffic- related deaths are attributable in part to […]