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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.”
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.