Archive: Pedestrian Accident

Crossing a busy intersection in New York City can feel like running a gauntlet of cars, trucks, taxis, and other pedestrians converging from multiple directions at once. Even when pedestrians have a walk signal, some motorists fail to yield at…

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pedestrian accident

Unfortunately, pedestrian accidents are rising in New York City. Various factors contribute to these incidents, including speeding, inattention, failure to yield, failure to obey traffic laws, and lack of countdown signals in dangerous intersections. In addition, taxicabs and bus drivers…

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Tips to avoid a bike accident in New York

Spring is finally here and New York is blooming. For almost everyone, this is the perfect time of the year to ride a bike. Whether it is to commute to work or enjoy one’s free time, more New Yorkers are…

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We have finally reached the conclusion of our blog series “Most Dangerous Intersections in Manhattan”. Over the last few weeks we have featured some of the more perilous intersections in the city so that you can get a better sense…

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Park Avenue is home to some of the most expensive real estate in the United States. Park Avenue is also one of the most attractive boulevards in Manhattan thanks to a group that organized and supports the Fund for Park…

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Home to most of the city’s tallest building and iconic attractions, Midtown Manhattan generates high levels of pedestrian activity at all hours of the day. The area also has the densest concentration of pedestrians in Manhattan. Between 2009 and 2013,…

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Unlike other major cities, Manhattan’s streets stay congested between the morning and evening rush hours. This continuous congestion leads to issues between pedestrians and vehicles. In this third week of our Most Dangerous Intersections in Manhattan blog post series, we…

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With a population of 1.6 million, which doubles on the weekends, and an estimated 50,000+ vehicles, space in Manhattan is limited and conflicts between the two are sure to arise. Last week, in the first article of this new series…

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Despite containing 5 boroughs, when people think of New York City they imagine Manhattan. This borough, which is one of the most densely populated areas in the world with 71,672 residents per square mile, is the focus of our newest…

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We near the end of this five-part series on the most dangerous intersections in Brooklyn for pedestrian injuries and fatalities. Last week we featured the intersection of Avenue H and Nostrand Avenue where there were 7 collisions in 2014. This…

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