Dashane Santana

Dashane Santana Memorialized on Delancey Street 6 Years After Her Death

Posted January 30, 2018 at 5:03 am

Next month marks six years from the date 12-year-old Dashane Santana was struck and killed in the Delancey Street crosswalk at the intersection of Clinton. To honor her memory, family members created a makeshift memorial in the pedestrian plaza at the entrance to the Williamsburg Bridge. There are electric candles, photos, and letters to Dashane. […]

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‘Dashane Santana Way’ Unveiled on Delancey Street 2 Years After Her Death

Last modified February 13, 2015 at 12:06 am

Twelve-year-old Dashane Santana was run down by a van in the intersection of Clinton and Delancey in February 2012. Her tragic death was essentially the tipping point that spurred the DOT to finally address traffic safety concerns along this clogged corridor. For instance, increasing the crossing time in this crosswalk and expanding the sidewalk further […]

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Flashback to Clinton and Delancey in the 1970s [PHOTOS]

Posted December 19, 2013 at 11:06 am

The north-side intersection of Delancey and Clinton Streets is notorious for being a dangerous crossing point. Indeed, we all remember too well the loss of 13-year-old Dashane Santana in January 2012. That single event prompted the DOT to finally implement changes to the traffic pattern along this dangerous stretch. Let’s now take a quick trip […]

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DOT Proposes Traffic Updates to Relieve Congestion at Clinton and Grand

Last modified February 13, 2015 at 8:03 am

Three months ago, Community Board 3 officially asked the city to address traffic concerns at the intersection of Clinton and Grand Streets.

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CB3 Committee Asks City to Address Traffic Bottleneck at Clinton and Grand

Last modified February 13, 2015 at 8:05 am

After Dashane Santana fell victim to the dangers of Delancey last summer, the entire traffic pattern near the Williamsburg Bridge changed.

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New Delancey Plaza Prohibits the Following Activities

Posted March 15, 2013 at 6:40 am

Speaking of Delancey Plaza, the semi-permanent “park space” has officially been christened by the Department of Transportation.

Memorial Arrives on Delancey One Year After Dashane Santana’s Death

Posted January 15, 2013 at 10:12 am

Exactly one year ago, six-year-old Dashane Santana lost her life while crossing the intersection at Clinton and Delancey.

Crossing Time at Intersection of Delancey and Clinton Extended

Posted August 20, 2012 at 6:46 am

Probably one of the more significant components of the DOT Delancey Street safety plan is finally in effect, arriving nearly two weeks after the “no left turn” on Essex was first implemented.

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Delancey Street Traffic Changes Now in Effect

Posted June 18, 2012 at 6:48 am

Preparations for the long-overdue Delancey 2.0 finally began last week after a bout of inclement weather threw a monkey wrench into plans.

Dashane Santana Co-Naming of Delancey Approved by CB3

Posted June 15, 2012 at 6:49 am

Santana’s death was in many ways the final straw that finally spurred pols to act on the safety of “Death-lancey.”