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Spike in New York City Traffic Fatalities Raises Concerns

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At least 221 people were killed in traffic accidents in New York City in 2019, five years after Mayor Bill de Blasio vowed to eliminate all traffic accident deaths. According to a report in The New York Times, traffic accident deaths began to rise last year and have continued the upward trend this year despite […]

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New York City to Add More Protected Bike Lanes Starting This Year

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Bicyclists may be able to ride a little more safely through Midtown Manhattan when the city extends Sixth Avenue’s protected bike lane from Herald Square to Central Park. According to a news report in The Wall Street Journal, the route is part of 10 miles of protected bike lanes that will be added around Manhattan […]

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City Adjusts Traffic Lights to Slow Cars and Curb Bicycle Accidents

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New York City officials have sought to make streets safer by redesigning intersections and building more protected bike lanes that separate bicyclists from other vehicular traffic. According to a report in The New York Times, so far, this year alone, 25 bicyclists have been killed, which is 15 more than in all of 2018. It […]

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Large Truck Accidents Involving Bicyclists Increase in New York City

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A 21-year-old man was struck and killed in a bicycle accident in the Bronx involving a dump truck early morning on Aug. 29. According to news reports, the victim was on the Cross Bronx Expressway when he was hit by a 2013 Peterbilt dump truck that was traveling east in the center lane. Police found […]

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Citi Bike Riders Report Suffering Severe Injuries after Brake Failures

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An article in the New York Daily News describes the injuries sustained by several Citi Bike riders as severe and “grotesque.” Earlier this month, Citi Bike announced that it has pulled from service its entire fleet of 1,000 electric pedal-assist bikes because of a problem with the brakes. The Daily News gave several examples of […]

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Citi Bike Pulls Electric Bikes from New York City Streets Due to Potential Brake Issues

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Citi-Bike is pulling its new pedal-assist bikes operated by Lyft-owned companies in New York City, San Francisco and Washington D.C. over concerns about brake problems. According to a report in The New York Times, these electric bikes have been temporarily removed from city streets because of these safety concerns. The Times gives the example of […]

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Lyft Planning Massive Expansion of Citi Bikes in New York City

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The number of Citi Bikes across all of New York City’s five boroughs is set to triple. Last week, Lyft, which purchased Citi Bikes, announced that it would make the bike system one of the largest in the world by pumping about $100 million into the project. This means doubling the service area and tripling […]

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Why Blocked City Bike Lanes Pose a Major Hazard to Bicyclists

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In a crowded metro area like New York, bicyclists depend on dedicated bike lanes to be able to navigate their way safely through the city. However, a New York Post article talks about how the stretch of 72nd Street in front of P.S. 102 in Brooklyn is the city’s worst biking hazard as it blocks […]

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Recent NYC Bicycle Accidents Raise Safety Concerns

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 Calls for safety reforms to protect bicyclists have increased after two fatal bicycle accidents in New York City in just a week. According to a CBS New York news report, the first accident occurred when a 36-year-old man riding a Citi Bike was struck and killed by a charter bus on 26th Street between Seventh […]

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New York Personal Injury Lawyer Gets Compensation for Victim of Dooring Accident

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 The New York personal injury law firm of Kenneth A. Wilhelm obtained $295,000 in compensation for the victim of a bicycle dooring accident. The bicycle accident occurred in July 2014 in Brooklyn when the bicyclist was traveling in the same direction as a motorist. According to the personal injury lawsuit, which was filed in the […]

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