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CALL TO ACTION: Help us Pass Intro 120 “Saving Lives Through Better Information” Bill

Tomorrow morning Transportation Alternatives will join New York City Council Members, health professionals, and advocates from many organizations including AARP to rally in support Intro 120, “The Saving Lives Through Better Information Bill.”
This critical piece of legislation will require the NYPD to make traffic safety data (which they already collect) public on their website the [...]

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Rapid Diagnostic of Crash Locations

Wednesday March 12th, NY City Council’s transportation Committee will vote on a bill requiring the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) to study and make improvements at crash  locations. This bill would require the DOT to conduct the following three types of safety analysis at traffic crash sites to improve pedestrian and bicyclist safety: Annual Safety Audits of [...]

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2007 in perspective: Happy New Year

We wish you a SAFE 2008 with more time to cross the street, plenty of neck downs, Barnes’ dances and speed bumps to slow down the cars, and NYPD enforcing the law .
We wish you a HEALTHY 2008, with charter buses and jitneys turning off their engines and parking in their own garage.
We wish you [...]

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10 years of pedestrian and bicycle crash stats

Very interesting indeed. shows that our neighborhood experienced a 10% reduction in pedestrian injuries versus 30% for Manhattan. I encourage the study team to prioritize dangerous intersections based on their danger for pedestrian and bicycle first.
Check it out : carsh stats 2.0

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