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Dangerous Sunnyside intersection prompts DOT study
Dangerous Sunnyside intersection prompts DOT study
Top Stories Alexa Altman 1/24/2013 at 9:22AM

A transit advocacy group is moving to make changes to a hazardous Sunnyside intersection. Representatives from the Queens Committee of Transportation Alternatives say the juncture of Borden Avenue and Greenpoint Avenue, running above the Long Island Expressway, is perilous for pedestrians and cyclists due to unclear markings and poorly-timed traffic signals. “Frankly, it’s an absolute [...]

Residents push for safer Whitestone intersection
Residents push for safer Whitestone intersection
News Melissa Chan 9/25/2012 at 3:08PM

Frustrations are mounting in Whitestone, where residents are calling on city officials to inspect an accident-prone intersection, located half a block away from a local elementary school, after they said they witnessed a summer of crashes. “I’ve seen cars smashed up over there,” said Devon O’Connor, president of the Welcome to Whitestone Civic Association. “It’s [...]