WRITTEN BY OUR TOWN ON OCTOBER 15, 2014. POSTED IN NEWS OUR TOWN.

Identifying the most dangerous intersections in the neighborhood

One corner is plagued by drivers rushing to beat the light and not yielding to pedestrians. Another has a left-turn signal that is timed to pit cars against walkers. Another creates confusion by adding bike lanes and ambulances to the mix.

They are among the most dangerous places to walk and drive in New York — and they’re all on the Upper East Side.

Councilmember Ben Kallos has issued a new report tallying the danger, listing 29 intersections in the neighborhood and the toll they have taken in terms of the number of people injured, killed, or involved in accidents.

Read the full Our Town article, The Mean Streets of the Upper East Side, on NYPress.com