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10 Years of fights and successes for safer streets

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.
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Buses: What will the City do?

While the vast majority of buses come and go to the Port Authority, they are not the only ones to be a major health and safety hazard to our community. 
It turns out that Chekpeds and CB4  have developed a repository of intelligence on buses  unique in the city since no single agency is responsible for [...]

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Fly a Kite on the roof parking of the Bus Terminal!

[ September 22, 2013; 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ]

 

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Pedestrian delight: 3 new bike corrals on 9th Avenue floating parking lane, first in NYC

DOT installed three bike corrals  last week on the floating parking lane in Hell’s Kitchen, freeing up much-needed pedestrian  space on a very narrow sidewalk. Casa Di Isaaco, Pomodoro and Aurora Thai  restaurants signed Chekpeds’ Good Neighbor Agreement to maintain the public spaces.

These corrals are the first in New York City and probably in the [...]

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Speak Up: Parking and Pedestrian safety

This Wednesday Edison Parking will be back in front of the Transportation committee to discuss their request to open 24  hours a day, 7 days a week the parking entrance on 43rd Street between 8th and 9th Avenue, directly across the Holy Cross School entrance.
This entrance has been closed until 8 pm and restricted to [...]

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Speak Up! Parking and Pedestrian Safety

[ December 12, 2012; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] This wednesday a joint meeting of CB4 Land Use Committees will discuss two parking issues that directly impact pedestrian safety in our neighborhoods:

Request By Edison Parking to open 24  hours a day, 7 days a week the parking entrance on 43rd Street between 8th and 9th Avenue, directly across the Holy Cross School entrance.  Thsi [...]

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Speak Up: Crosstown bike Lanes, Traffic Safety and more on Transportation Committee Agenda

[ November 15, 2012; 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm. ] Join us, your voice is important.

November 15 Thursday 6:30 p.m. NEW DATE
351 West 42nd Street, Piano Room

1. Discussion: DOT cross town bike lanes between W. 39th Street and W. 55th Street
2. Hudson River Park Trust: Pier 57
3. Discussion: Street name change at W. 57th Street re pedestrian death
4. Discussion: Manhattan Core Parking text Amendment
5. Discussion: Traffic Crash [...]

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SPEAK UP: Enough band aids! Let’s fix the bus issue once and for all!

Although we have scored many successes in our battle to rid our streets of buses, we are still losing the war:  curbside parking is disappearing as development in Hudson Yards accelerates, while the need to bring ever more tourists is growing. We need a bus garage to be built , a permanent solution the City promised [...]

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Speak Up: Help Shape the Region’s 25 Year Transportation Plan

[ July 10, 2012; 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] Bus garage? Bus terminal? 41st street subway stop? the # 7 continuing to New Jersey? a Selct Bus line on 11th Avenue? These are all big capital projects that are needed yesterday in our neighborhood.

The only way to make them happen is to show up and speak up at the upcoming NYMTC meeting which is [...]

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Last minute “depeche” from the front

[ June 20, 2012 6:30 pm to June 21, 2012 9:30 pm. ] Buses Legislation in Albany:
Tomorrow can be the beginning of a new era for all of us who live in bus saturated areas. The bills authorizing NYC DOT to grant permits for long distance bus stops and veto all other locations,  come to a full floor vote and need to be signed by Governor Cuomo. Please get [...]

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