Crossing Delancey

‘Crossing Delancey’ 30 Years Later to See the Lost Lower East Side

Posted August 27, 2018 at 5:03 am

​Before Guss’ Pickles departed the Lower East Side in 2010 for the depths of Brooklyn, one poster in its tiny storefront always stood apart. It was a faded movie bill for Crossing Delancey, the 1988 romantic comedy starring Amy Irving that basically put the neighborhood on the silver screen. Its subtle presence at the shop […]

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Delancey Street Crossing Times Have Increased by 7 Seconds

Last modified February 12, 2015 at 11:20 pm

Pedestrians can breathe a sigh of relief. The Frogger-like dash across Delancey Street may soon conclude. Possibly. Crossing times at every Delancey intersection were just increased by a total of seven ticks. Those entering the crosswalk now have about thirty-eight seconds to make it across the dangerous traffic artery. Moreover, one of the city’s most […]

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DOT Tears Up the Bowery for ‘Upgrades’ in Traffic Configuration Near Delancey

Last modified February 13, 2015 at 12:08 am

Measurements and markings appeared on the Bowery last week; the DOT began ripping up the roadway on Monday. First on the docket is the median between Delancey and Spring Streets, jackhammered into submission and already showing signs of progress. However, thanks to these new DOT upgrades, one block is now without an operational fire hydrant. […]

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Bowery Traffic Configuration at Delancey Intersection is Changing Soon

Last modified May 28, 2014 at 10:04 am

The traffic configuration at Bowery and Delancey is likely to change imminently, as previously reported. A DOT crew was at the intersection sometime in the last week, having painted the pavement with measurements and diagrams. With the confluence of two major arteries, one of which feeding the Williamsburg Bridge, this particular junction is deadly. City […]

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CB3 Approves New DOT Plan to Improve Overall Safety at Bowery and Delancey

Last modified February 13, 2015 at 12:09 am

One Bowery resident put it perfectly, and we couldn’t agree more – “I don’t cross at the corners [on the Bowery].” It’s simply too dangerous, especially at the east intersection of Bowery and Delancey. The Department of Transportation is well aware of the concerns here, and is presently revisiting safety improvements (for the third time […]

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Avoid This Delancey Traffic Jam at All Costs

Posted February 22, 2013 at 3:27 pm

And here you thought traffic on Delancey was bad this morning?

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Memorial Arrives on Delancey One Year After Dashane Santana’s Death

Posted January 15, 2013 at 10:12 am

Exactly one year ago, six-year-old Dashane Santana lost her life while crossing the intersection at Clinton and Delancey.

Times Up Proposes Different Bike Path to Williamsburg Bridge

Posted October 16, 2012 at 11:18 am

Delancey Street safety improvements are barely out the door, and some are already taking issue with the design.

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Delancey “Gateway Plaza” Now Boasts Roadblocks and Planters

Posted September 21, 2012 at 6:09 am

The slow trickle of safety improvements along the Delancey Street corridor continues this week with the addition of upgrades to the “gateway plaza.”

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Crossing Time at Intersection of Delancey and Clinton Extended

Posted August 20, 2012 at 6:46 am

Probably one of the more significant components of the DOT Delancey Street safety plan is finally in effect, arriving nearly two weeks after the “no left turn” on Essex was first implemented.

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