Schools for Life Safety Evaluations

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This dataset contains NYC (New York City) Safe Routes to Schools (Priority Schools). DOT (Department of Transportation) analyzed citywide crash data and school data in order to identify a new group of 135 public, private and parochial elementary and middle schools Priority Schools. Each of DOT’s Priority Schools receives an individualized planning study which determines both short-term and long-term measures to improve safety.

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DOT School Safety implements the City’s Vision Zero program by developing street improvement projects near schools. The unit focuses on street redesigns and runs the city’s School Slow Zone program whereby speed limits are reduced near schools. School Safety works with communities, schools, elected officials and other units throughout the agency to identify and implement safety projects, and coordinate the implementation of concrete, markings, signals and signage-based safety treatments. In addition, School Safety installs “school” signage on the immediate approach to school property to alert drivers to the presence of students.

DOT School Safety strives to implement changes quickly using in house crews, and works closely with school communities to respond to safety concerns. School Safety focuses its efforts on high crash corridors and intersections near schools and works with units throughout the agency to quickly plan, design, and implement traffic calming projects.

DOT School Safety installs School Slow Zones adjacent to schools to reduce crashes and create a more comfortable pedestrian environment. In a School Slow Zone the speed limit is lowered to 20 mph during school days. If a speed bump is feasible the speed limit is reduced to 15 mph. School Slow Zones are generally installed on streets with only one moving lane per direction.

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New York City, United States


John Snow Labs; Data City of New York;

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NYC Safe Routes, Safe Routes, Routes to Schools, Safe Routes to Schools, DOT School Safety, School Slow Zones, Life Safety Evaluations

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NYC Crash Data and School Data, NYC Priority Schools Data

BoroughBorough where school is locatedstring-
Community_BoardCommunity Board where school is locatedintegerlevel : Nominal
School_TypeType of schoolstring-
School_Name_Or_IDName of schoolstring-
School_AddressStreet address of schoolstring-
PostcodeZIP (5-digits only) codes as US postal codesintegerlevel : Nominal
LatitudeLatitude location of schoolnumber-
LongitudeLongitude location of schoolnumber-
Council_DistrictCity Council District where school is locatedintegerlevel : Nominal
Census_TractUS Census Bureau Tractintegerlevel : Nominal
Building_Identification_NumberBuilding Identification Number. Can be used to look up additional information in DoITT and Cityintegerlevel : Nominal
Borough_Block_Lot_CodeLand parcel Borough, Block, Lot code. Can be used to lookup additional information about the school propertyintegerlevel : Nominal
Neighborhood_Tabulation_AreasBoundaries of Neighborhood Tabulation Areas as created by the NYC Department of City Planningstring-
Bronx1PublicP.S. 157 GROVE HILL757 Caudwell Avenue1045640.819258-73.908553177520044642026250001Melrose South-Mott Haven North
Queens12PublicI.S. 59 SPRINGFIELD GARDENS SCHOOL132-55 Rigedale Street1141340.68173-73.7534292735242740834127230076SPRINGFIELD GARDENS
Queens10PublicP.S. 100111-11 118 St1142040.679984-73.8220782810242504164116230001South Ozone Park
Bronx7PublicP.S. 34025 West 195 Street1046840.869007-73.897491140921018622032470015Van Cortlandt Village
Brooklyn14PublicP.S. 1344001 18 Avenue1121840.63228-73.9738984448031276923054160048Flatbush
Queens4PublicP.S. 1386-37 53rd Avenue1137340.735609-73.8785352547540649384028640036Elmhurst
Queens4PublicP.S. 1641-15 104th Street1136840.748987-73.861232140340488204019850001North Corona
Queens3PublicI.S. 23073-10 34th Avenue1137240.752866-73.8931932528940289314012600001Jackson Heights
Bronx4PublicP.S. 1701598 Townsend Avenue1045240.844316-73.913604142270221038702028470041Mount Hope
Brooklyn2PublicP.S. 753510 Clermont Avenue1123840.682533-73.9687693517930575213020080001Fort Greene
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