traffic & transit

Mar 192013
[UPDATED] Woman Struck By Speeding Car On Third Avenue And 86th Street Unlikely To Survive

NEWS: In what’s beginning to feel like a case of déjà vu, the combination of speeding and reckless driving has once again caused serious injury to a pedestrian on the streets of Bay Ridge. A 34-year-old woman was struck by a speeding motorist at the corner of 86th Street and Third Avenue on March 13.

Mar 152013
Support Grows For Speed Cameras In City Council, State Assembly Approves Budget Bill That Includes Pilot Program

TRAFFIC & TRANSIT: Red light cameras have become a familiar presence on certain heavily-trafficked intersections of New York City. Now, in the aftermath of several gruesome and fatal crashes throughout the city, both state and city officials are increasingly supporting the introduction of cameras to punish drivers who endanger others by speeding.

Mar 052013
State Senate Votes For Stricter Hit-And-Run Legislation, As Neighbors Remember Two Innocent Victims

NEWS: As the New York State Legislature works on new, harsher penalties for hit-and-run drivers, Bay Ridge remembers two innocent victims.