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After two pedestrians died and many suffered personal injury after being struck by motor vehicles, the intersection of Broadway and 96th Street in Manhattan will be redesigned to enhance pedestrian safety

As part of the Vision Zero plan to reduce traffic fatalities and injuries, NYC DOT, NYPD, Congressman Nadler, Borough President Brewer, Council Members Rodriguez and Rosenthal announced yesterday that the dangerous intersection of Broadway and 96th Street in the Upper West Side of New York will be revamped.

The project simplifies signal timing, eliminates two left turns at the intersection, adds pedestrian space, enhances access and safety by reducing pedestrian crossing distances and creates a signalized crosswalk across West 96th Street between the two median malls at this busy transit connection.

Read more in the Department Of Transportation Press Release

Photo: Courtesy of DOT