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Traffic Deaths in New York City Drop to 200, a Record Low

Jan 01, 2019 - The New York Times

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The number of traffic deaths in New York City dropped in 2018 to the lowest level in more than a century, a sign of progress for Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to eliminate fatalities on the city’s streets.

The news, however, was not all promising: Although overall deaths declined, the number of pedestrians killed in traffic increased last year, city officials said on Tuesday.

Mr. de Blasio has impleme...