Keyword: Ruth Mullen
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The driver whose bus struck and killed political activist Ruth Mullen in Spuyten Duyvil last September did not come to a full stop at a stop sign prior to the accident. more
A hard-fought battle has finally produced results. An intersection that claimed the life of a prominent resident last year will now get a traffic light. At least that’s the word from the city’s transportation department, paving the way for such a signal at Kappock Street and Johnson Avenue. more
Our Riverdale Press community lost some great friends, neighbors and family members over the past year. We wanted to take a moment to pay tribute. more
Every hour, four people are killed in traffic crashes across America. Traffic injuries affect even more, creating a grim topic during a recent gathering of faith leaders. “We are Christian, Muslim, Jewish and Buddhist,” according to the opening words of a presentation at that forum. “But we all ache the same way.” more
It seems rare city agencies quickly respond to community demands. But so far, changes like what’s happening where Kappock Street and Johnson Avenue intersect in Spuyten Duyvil are the rare exception to that rule. more
An express bus navigating the tricky turn from Kappock Street to Johnson Avenue claimed the life of Ruth Mullen on the evening of Sept. 7 — a woman who spent years advocating for a traffic signal at that very intersection in front of her home. more
Ruth Mullen's life was tragically cut short Sept. 7 while simply trying to cross the street in front of her Johnson Avenue home. She's remembered by friends as an activist, and by her husband Jim as the love of his life. more
This time six years ago, bus drivers were celebrating. They had bested Bill de Blasio on what was supposed to be the mayor’s hallmark legislation, Vision Zero. more
Friends and family are waking up Wednesday morning to discover one of the community's more prolific voices has been lost. more
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