Downtown Brooklyn Traffic Calming

Downtown Brooklyn Traffic Calming Project: Final Report, May 2003

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Department of Transportation list of

Agency releases final Downtown Brooklyn Traffic Calming Report

June 16, 2004
View a map and table of the 10 worst intersections for pedestrians in Downtown Brooklyn (1995-2001)

View a map of all crashes involving pedestrians in Downtown Brooklyn (1995-2001)


After Three Young Lives Are Taken, A Community Says "Never Again"

August 28, 2007
Wiley Norvell 1 646-873-6008

In February 2007, 4 year-old James Rice was crossing the street with his aunt when he was struck and killed by a Hummer. His death stunned a community still reeling from a similar tragedy two years prior, just blocks away, when fifth graders Juan Estrada and Victor Flores were also killed by a driver. Now, all three children stand in a mural at 3rd Avenue and Butler Street in Brooklyn, urging drivers, bicyclists and pedestrians to respect each other. The message is simple: not one more death.

View this press release in PDF format