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A profound change: the Street Master Plan becomes law

After months of discussions and refinements , the city council , under Speaker Corey Johnson’s leadership , passed a legislation to make the DOT accountable for the annual implementation of street improvements that benefit all. “The law shall prioritize and… Read more “A profound change: the Street Master Plan becomes law”
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CB4 requests a walking and ADA- friendly Transportation Master Plan

Everyone walks in New York: 11.4 million of us walk every day. This includes 1.1 million commuters arriving at the bus terminal, at Grand Central, and at Penn Station. Sixty million tourists visit New York annually and they walk. And… Read more “CB4 requests a walking and ADA- friendly Transportation Master Plan”
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2010: After five years of activism, we are grateful for a safer year for pedestrians

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: safety improvements such as the safe route for seniors project in Hell’s Kitchen , DOT’s publication… Read more “2010: After five years of activism, we are grateful for a safer year for pedestrians”
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2019 was a roller coaster- Best Wishes for 2020

  Dear friends , 2019 brought us many successes , but – in the end-  turned out to be one of the bloodiest for pedestrians and cyclists in Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen. Eight fatalities!  double from last year. This is… Read more “2019 was a roller coaster- Best Wishes for 2020”
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More walking space: introducing the “Walking Lanes”

  As our reader Michael McGrinder commented: “The word sidewalk implies a place for walking, not walking sideways”.  Chekpeds testified at the City council asking for just that : official well defined Walk Lanes – which are dedicated,  unobstructed space… Read more “More walking space: introducing the “Walking Lanes””

Resources

Frequently Asked Questions Traffic Signal Optimizer Order trees and street furniture Phone Booth Relocation Delivery Bicyclist Tool Kit  Bus Parking Maps  Bus Routes Local Government & Elected Officials Reference : Neighborhood; City Wide; Laws; Research Frequently Asked Questions What Do… Read more “Resources”