Category Archives: Dangerous West Thames and South End Ave crossings

Exclusive: Local woman hit by car while walking dog on South End Ave

July 14, 2015- By Steven E. Greer On June 15th, at 4:45 AM, local BPC resident Roberta Kahan was walking her dog across

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The design firm that invented “Urban Planning” deemed unsuitable by BPCA

Update July 23, 2015- The New York Attorney General’s antitrust division is now investigating this. 

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Man likely murdered on sidewalk in front of Battery Tunnel garage

July 21, 2015- A New Jersey blog reports, “Polanco was discovered at 10:45 p.m. on July 12, facedown

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Gone in 60-seconds: S7:E2

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Video: The dangerous Liberty Street crossing of the West Side Highway

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Dangerous MTA bus drivers finally being arrested

February 20, 2015- By Steven E. Greer Last year, an MTA bus driver was violating the law and parking his full-size bus on North End

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Safe crossings at Greer Pedestrian Plaza

August 2, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD After two years of work by a community effort, with the cooperation of the City DOT, extensive street safety measures were designed for South End Avenue

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Tribeca’s Sunday traffic crisis

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Once again, I was nearly road kill

April 12, 2014- By Steven E. Greer Once again, I was nearly turned into road kill today. Sadly for my enemies, I survived. I was walking northward on South End Avenue, east side of the street, crossing Rector Place.

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One distracted driver could kill 50 kids at PS 276

September 4, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV has been the only source to report on

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Did Martha Gallo stage a press conference during the BPCA board meeting?

August 3, 2014- Opinion by Steven E. Greer On July 31st, the BPCA board convened a public meeting. In the audience was local resident Matt Fenton who is also an amateur writer for the local Broadsheet (BS). Mr. Fenton rarely … Continue reading

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Tour bus collides with car at dangerous West Thames and Battery Place intersection

July 18, 2014 (2:00 PM)- By Steven E. Greer, MD Today, at the infamous intersection of West Thames and Battery Place, where the DOT is in the process of installing safety measures,

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City DOT to install speed bumps by PS 276

June 17, 2014- DNAinfo reports that the City DOT will install speed bumps to slow traffic by PS 276. Recall, Sheldon Silver took credit for having a mere

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Will South BPC finally get a traffic light?

May 30, 2014- By Steven E. Greer BatteryPark.TV exclusively learned that, after our

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BPCA refuses to explain why it told DOT to cancel street safety measures

May 6, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD For most of the year 2013, numerous members of the community, including Community Board 1, held several meetings and walking tours with the city DOT, and came up with specific plans to … Continue reading

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NYPD make good effort against tour buses in south BPC

May 1, 2014- A team of NYPD traffic cops were promptly eradicating illegally parked tour buses on South End Avenue. Recall, the BPCA

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Exclusive: BPCA hires engineer team to redesign streets

April 8, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD BatteryPark.TV has previously reported on the temporary plans of the City DOT that will make South End Avenue and West Thames safer. The installation of concrete medians and painted curbs, etc., was … Continue reading

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Sheldon Silver’s stop sign not helping PS 276

April 1, 2014- By Steven E. Greer, MD The all-powerful State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s solution to the extremely unsafe road in front of PS 276 was to have the DOT place a stop sign. Local resident and mother of … Continue reading

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Sheldon Silver unable to get a traffic light for PS 276

February 14, 2014- A blast email from Speaker Sheldon Silver’s office proudly states that his office was able to have the City DOT install a stop sign in front of PS 276, in the wake of the crossing guard being … Continue reading

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BPCA promises action on unsafe street crossing at PS 276

February 4, 2014- By Steven E. Greer At the CB1 meeting tonight, at the end of the meeting as “new business”, the topic of the recent accidents in front of PS 276 on Battery Place were discussed. In the audience … Continue reading

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