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  1. the city
    What New York Should Learn From the Park Slope Crash That Killed Two ChildrenMost of these not-really-accidental events are preventable by steps more powerful than telling people to “be careful.”
  2. protecting people
    How New York City Could Have Protected Those Cyclists and PedestriansWe can’t crazy-proof everything, but the city could do a far more thorough job of safeguarding against vehicle attacks.
  3. the city
    How an Overlooked Urban Design Feature Helped Stop the Times Square DriverIt’s time to start thinking more aggressively about protecting people on foot in cities.
  4. scary things
    At Least 26 Hurt After Car Repeatedly Slams Into Pedestrians on Las Vegas StripThe cops are calling the incident, which left one person dead, an intentional act. 
  5. awful things
    Woman Dies After SUV Jumps Curb in Fort GreeneTwenty-two pedestrians have been killed in New York City since Halloween. 
  6. bus accidents
    Man Hit by MTA Bus on Lower East Side in Third Pedestrian Accident This MonthHe is reportedly in serious condition. 
  7. very sad things
    School Bus Carrying Children Kills Woman on Upper East SideA gruesome scene at yet another pedestrian death.
  8. very sad things
    6-Year-Old Killed by Tractor Trailer While Crossing Guard Was on BreakNo criminality is suspected.
  9. sad things
    NYPD Car Responding to 911 Call Kills PedestrianThe NYPD is investigating.
  10. sad things
    Cyclist Killed by Garbage Truck in ManhattanThe woman reportedly died at the scene on East 23rd Street.
  11. transportation
    Cars Keep Killing People in New York CityTraffic deaths are up for the first time since 2007.
  12. crimes and misdemeanors
    Jury Clears Driver Who Killed Cyclist As Post Compares Bikes to GunsThe comparison doesn’t quite work.
  13. crimes and misdemeanors
    Driver Who Killed Brooklyn Woman Gets Off With Just a $250 FineHe only had a learner’s permit and was possibly drunk.
  14. car accidents
    Hitting Pedestrians With a Car Still Not Criminal in New York CityThe actor Michael McKean and two others were injured in a crash, but “no criminality was suspected.”
  15. sad things
    Car Driven by Secret Service Agent Strikes and Kills Brooklyn WomanThe accident occurred in Bed-Stuy.
  16. neighborhood news
    More and More People Are Always in the WayNew York City sidewalks keep getting more crowded.
  17. things to avoid
    How to Not Get Hit by a Car While Walking the Streets of New YorkWith some surprising conclusions.
  18. man on the street
    Man on the Street: Lounging in the New Times SquareWe sent our Tim Murphy with a video camera to check out exactly how fully pedestrians were enjoying their new territory at the crossroads of the world.