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Chekpeds’ Oped published in Chelsea Community News:
The COVID-19 quarantine has made us all aware of how wonderful New York can be: How clean and fresh the air has been, how quiet without gridlock blocking EMS, and without too many cars! Most significantly, there were no pedestrian fatalities in the last two months in Manhattan. Certainly, [...]
[ June 22, 2017; 6:00 pm to 9:01 pm. ] Streetopia
Thursday, July 22nd, 2017, 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Museum of the City of New York,
1220 5th Ave & 103rd St, New York
The advocates for Streets Renaissance have garnered many successes over the last 10 years and really changed our streets. They now challenge us to think big and with new experiments and bold [...]
CHEKPEDS was founded in September 2005. With a bit of delay, we are taking time to reflect on the last 10 years, the joys, the frustrations and overall the great progress YOU have accomplished with us and the help of untold number of partners . We are incredibly grateful for your advocacy and activism.
There is [...]
After one week of Super Bowl and our daily dose of regular honking it maybe time to use this brilliant device in New York City.(http://youtu.be/JzBmc3yjpoc)
[ April 23, 2013; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. April 25, 2013; 8:30 am to 10:30 am. ] Benefits For Everyone, Not Just For Businesses!
Informational Meeting #1
Tuesday, April 23, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
The Orion, 350 W 42nd Street, 31st Floor
Informational Meeting #2
Thursday, April 25, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
Covenant House, 460 W 41st Street – Lounge A ( thru courtyard)
For more information visit www.hudsonyardsnyc.org or contact the Hudson Yards BID planning committee
Our friends at OUR Streets OUR lives, have been tracking carefully the progress or lack thereof of the replacement of loud speakers with headsets in tour buses, as mandated by the legislation we all fought for in 2010.
Fleets with already licensed open-air buses would have to adhere to the following timetable:
By July 1, 2011 no [...]
At its December meeting, CHEKPEDS board took stock of the year’s accomplishments. We have much to celebrate in addition to our fifth year anniversary:
Do You remember?
safety improvements such as the safe route for seniors project in Hell’s Kitchen , DOT’s publication of the pedestrian safety plan, dangerous [...]
The tour bus industry has flaunted New York City’s noise code for five years by using loudspeakers on open-air double-decker sightseeing buses. The repeated incursions of these buses at five minutes intervals , seven days a week, as late as 11 p.m. at night have made life of Greenwich Village and Hell’s Kitchen residents unbearable, [...]