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Pedestrian and bicyclist safety in New York City
  1. Polly E Bijur
  1. Kennedy Center, Room 920, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1410 Pelham Parkway South, Bronx, NY 10461, USA

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    Pedestrian and bicyclist safety in New York City (NYC) has been in the news lately. Mayor Rudolph Giuliani has raised the ire of NYC residents by increasing the fine for jaywalking from $2 to $50, plus making a court appearance mandatory for paying fines for this offence. In addition, the mayor has recently announced that pedestrian barriers which separate pedestrians and vehicles at certain intersections will be kept up “indefinitely”. Anyone who has walked or driven the streets of …

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