Eyes on the Street: Finally, Crosswalks on Katonah Avenue

Crosswalks weren't striped on Katonah Avenue in the Bronx until six weeks after a repaving.

A few weeks ago, a reader sent in a picture of an intersection on Katonah Avenue in the Bronx, which DOT repaved and striped with a double-yellow line — but not crosswalks. For more than six weeks, residents crossed this neighborhood artery without painted markings, which had parents at P.S. 19 especially worried.

Our tipster recently wrote back with good news: Two days after we posted about the missing crosswalks, DOT crews were out on Katonah Avenue, putting high-visibility markings in place.

  • Ben Kintisch

    This is awesome…since paint on the ground is often the simple difference between safety and danger, how about a follow up piece on “faded/missing” bike and pedestrian markings on streets. We could all submit photos and then, hopefully, DOT could follow up quickly. Maybe a Bike Month project for getting erased bike lanes restriped all over town?

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