Category Archives: Dangerous West Thames and South End Ave crossings

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

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

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TLC fines cash-seeking livery cab on Vesey $200

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

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Even worse congestion on Vesey caused by illegal parking

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

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PEP driving their golf carts on the sidewalks

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Young boy killed by taxi in front of father

January 11, 2014- The Post is reporting that a 9-year-old boy was struck and killed by a yellow taxi as the father watched in horror. The two were crossing a residential street on the Upper West Side. This same type … Continue reading

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CB1’s Anthony Notaro regurgitates BPCA excuses for not funding traffic lights

Update November 5, 2013- At the November 4th CB1 meeting, Anthony Notaro explains how he blindly accepts the BPCA’s excuse for not funding traffic lights in unsafe zones of south BPC, despite having paid for the traffic lights on North … Continue reading

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