traffic

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 [...]

Horse gone wild
News Queens Courier Staff 5/09/2012 at 12:30PM

A jittery horse escaped his stable and ran into rush-hour traffic in Queens yesterday morning, striking a car, authorities said. Blackjack fled from Cedar Lane Stables in Howard Beach at around 8:20 a.m. He struck a Honda sedan that had been waiting for the light, smashing its windshield. [New York Post]

MTA Service Update for Good Friday and Start of Passover on April 6
News Jay Lane 4/03/2012 at 10:55AM

The New York City Subway and the Staten Island Railway will operate on a regular weekday schedule throughout Friday, April 6, Good Friday and the start of Passover. However, there will be some adjustments to MTA services as noted below.   New York City Buses   New York City Transit and MTA Bus Company buses [...]

Pol: Change traffic response policy
News Melissa Chan 2/22/2012 at 12:34PM

Local politicians rallied to rule reckless riders off the road, saying bad drivers belong behind bars, not the wheel. According to NYPD policy, an Accident Investigation Squad (AIS) is only deployed to crash scenes in which a victim has been declared dead or “likely to die” by a medical professional. For all other cases, patrol [...]