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City’s first 20-mph Slow Zone opens in Claremont, NY Daily News

The Claremont section of the Bronx has the highest car accident and death rate in New York City, with 46 dead or injured in the area between 200o and 2006.

“It’s become a speedway for people to zoom through. That has had deadly results.” said Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan.

Now dozens of blocks near Crotona Park have a 20 miles per hour cap. The Slow Zone includes nine speed bumps and 28 signs reminding residents of the new speed limit.

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