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Late last month, we shared a report from Atlantic Cities revealing the city's most dangerous streets for cyclists and unsurprisingly, Brooklyn's Broadway, the thoroughfare that runs from the East River to East New York, was high up on that list. Yesterday, that was illustrated once again, when Zack Xochil Fortune, a local DJ, was cycling along the roadway and was hit and killed by a car. Fortune, who performed under the name Furoche, was riding through the...
It may be early in the De Blasio administration (it's only been 120 days since the mayor was sworn in), but already we have an idea of what issues will define it. To name a few: the crackdown on subway dancers/panhandlers/peddlers, the fight for affordable housing and, of course, Vision Zero. Making the city's streets safer for pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists alike is a major concern for our new mayor. As part of that continued...
Nearly a month ago, we shared WNYC's chart of this year's traffic deaths. At the time, there had been 46 traffic-related deaths citywide and the majority of those accidents occurred in Brooklyn. Since then, the number has reached 58 with the most recent accident occurring yesterday when a bicyclist in Bushwick was struck and killed in a hit-and-run. It's worth stressing that the city is somewhat desperately trying to address this problem and today, according...

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