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We need your input: DOT kicks off the Streets Master Plan

NYC DOT is developing the NYC Streets Plan, a five-year transportation plan to improve the safety, accessibility, and quality of the City’s streets for all New Yorkers. The plan is being developed in response to Local Law 195 enacted in December 2019,… Read more “We need your input: DOT kicks off the Streets Master Plan”
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Join Us: Empire Station Complex is a massive and complicated project that begs public scrutiny

Virtual Town Hall – Empire Station ComplexThursday July 15th @6 PM Hosted by Community boards 4 and 5 and your elected officials REGISTER Renovating the existing Penn Station, adding eight new tracks, razing a city block, doubling the surrounding density… Read more “Join Us: Empire Station Complex is a massive and complicated project that begs public scrutiny”
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Protected for whom? Drivers have 5 times more protection than pedestrians or cyclists when crossing an intersection

Watch the red arrow at 37s – if you blink it will be gone This is the intersection where our neighbor Jose Calo was killed recently by a driver turning left at one of the deadly mixing zones. The red… Read more “Protected for whom? Drivers have 5 times more protection than pedestrians or cyclists when crossing an intersection”
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Join Us: Empire Station Complex is a massive and complicated project that begs public scrutiny

Renovating the existing Penn Station, adding eight new tracks, razing a city block, doubling the surrounding density and keeping Madison Square Garden untouched, while creating a cohesive district with lots of space to walk, views of the Empire State building… Read more “Join Us: Empire Station Complex is a massive and complicated project that begs public scrutiny”
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Is this the future? Electric vehicles plugged on the sidewalk for hours?

Filling your car tank at a gas station is a commercial transaction on private property. When did the MTA, DOT and others decide that electric charging should take place on public property, and further block sidewalks? Do we need to… Read more “Is this the future? Electric vehicles plugged on the sidewalk for hours?”
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We need your input: DOT kicks off the Streets Master Plan

NYC DOT is developing the NYC Streets Plan, a five-year transportation plan to improve the safety, accessibility, and quality of the City’s streets for all New Yorkers. The plan is being developed in response to Local Law 195 enacted in December 2019,… Read more “We need your input: DOT kicks off the Streets Master Plan”