Category Archives: Dangerous West Thames and South End Ave crossings

Angry pitchfork mob demands the ouster of BPCA Chairman Dennis Mehiel

Tweet December 16, 2015- by Steven E. Greer The BPCA hosted a rare Town Hall meeting tonight, and surprisingly, all of the top executives Tweet

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U.S. Senate now investigates rubber pellet turf fields

Tweet January 22, 2016- The U.S. Senate is now weighing in on the safety of those ubiquitous Tweet

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Design expert asks BPCA why they rejected RFP of world renown PPS

Tweet Update December 17, 2015- During the BPCA Town Hall, a smart design expert asked why Tweet

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Exclusive: BPC Parks Conservancy electric vehicle runs over 5th grader by PS 276

Tweet Update December 18, 2015- At the December 16th Town Hall, the new head of parks addressed Tweet

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Weekend Warriors do not understand city bike laws

Tweet December 6, 2015- by Steven E. Greer At the recent CB1 meeting, member Jeff Mihok was griping that the newly opened West Side Tweet

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The useless Polly Trottenberg: Commissioner of the City DOT

Tweet December 4, 2015- by Steven E. Greer Our reporting is catching the attention of local officials, it seems. Tweet

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Mystery solved: Why MTA buses are parking on North End Ave

Tweet Update November 19, 2015- Mystery solved: these buses used to sit and wait across the street on Murray Tweet

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TLC fines cash-seeking livery cab on Vesey $200

Tweet October 29, 2015- by Steven E. Greer I filed a complaint with 311 about a livery driver parked in the middle of Vesey Street, holding Tweet

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Even worse congestion on Vesey caused by illegal parking

Tweet September 29, 2015- And, still no one from Brookfield or Goldman does anything…. Tweet

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PEP driving their golf carts on the sidewalks

Tweet August 8, 2015- We have been alerted by doormen that the PRP officers are now driving their Tweet

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

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

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

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

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Man likely murdered on sidewalk in front of Battery Tunnel garage

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

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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

Tweet 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 Tweet

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Safe crossings at Greer Pedestrian Plaza

Tweet 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 Tweet

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Tribeca’s Sunday traffic crisis

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Once again, I was nearly road kill

Tweet 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. … Continue reading

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One distracted driver could kill 50 kids at PS 276

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

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