Data from NYC CrashMapper reveals that in the last 10 years, crashes on W 103rd Street from Amsterdam to Riverside injured 31 people, all at intersections that will be redesigned by the SIP. Pulitzer-prize-winning journalist Justin Davidson wrote about such neighborhood tragedies in what he called “the Upper West Side’s zone of pedestrian death.”
The Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Street Improvement Plan (SIP) addresses this problem with:
There is no change in access for emergency and service vehicles, as well as residents whose mobility status necessitates the need of a car near their apartment under the DOT’s SIP. The SIP includes:
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Park to Park 103 will support an inclusive and accessible space for those of all ages and abilities to play, enjoy themselves, and connect with each other and our natural environment. Some of the ways we commit to doing this are by:
Want to learn more about what W 103rd Street will look like after the SIP is implemented? Click here to see a block by block description of the project.