Why New York City Traffic Cameras Are Off When Drivers Speed the Most

As traffic deaths rise in the city, the State Legislature still has the final say on new safety measures, even decreeing when school speed cameras can operate.

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How to Stop Speeding Drivers in N.Y.C.? Scare Them

Traffic deaths in New York City have risen to the highest level in eight years. A new campaign aims to shock them into slowing down.

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Transportation Dept. Outlines Plan to Address Rising Traffic Deaths

The department said it would use new funding in the infrastructure law to carry out the strategy, which touches on issues ranging from speed limits to emergency medical care.

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5 Dead in Hamptons Crash That Is Blamed on Speeding

A driver veered into the opposite lane and struck a car head-on in one of at least three fatal crashes in and around the city on Saturday.

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Why Didn’t Tiger Woods Get a Speeding Ticket?

Woods’s crash raised questions about how law enforcement officers treated his case.

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Why Emptier Streets Meant an Especially Deadly Year for Traffic Deaths

In New York City, at least 243 people died in crashes in 2020 — the most since Mayor Bill de Blasio introduced his signature street safety plan in 2014.

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‘Vision Zero’ Leader Is the Latest to Leave New York Mayor’s Team

The departure of Polly Trottenberg, the New York City transportation commissioner, is likely to signal a raft of departures from the de Blasio administration.

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Pandemic Lockdowns Lead to Less Traffic and Better Air

Fewer cars on the road during the pandemic has meant cleaner air, but not necessarily fewer traffic deaths. Can we have both?

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New York Streets Are Nearly Empty, but Speeding Tickets Have Doubled

As the pandemic drastically reduces traffic, some drivers are taking advantage of open streets to speed and drag race.

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