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A Major VICTORY : City Council passes three bills to enhance traffic safety and government transparency

Three years ago CHEKPEDS co-founder Martin Treat wanted to find out where crashes happened in our neighborhood and how many summons NYPD was giving at these locations. He created a spreadsheet and attended all Community Precinct Councils, asking for the… Read more “A Major VICTORY : City Council passes three bills to enhance traffic safety and government transparency”
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Contested Streets: Community prevails at CB7: bike lane will be built on Columbus

Chelsea, now Columbus Avenue… Could Hell’s Kitchen be next? The issues of safety for all users won the day, as it should and  community showed up in droves to demonstrate their overwhelming support: 40 businesses, a business improvement district,  religious… Read more “Contested Streets: Community prevails at CB7: bike lane will be built on Columbus”
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Bike access to buildings: less bikes parked on the sidewalk and more space for pedestrians:

Intro 871 will ensure that bicyclists can take their bike up to their appartement and office, a practice barred by many commercial buildings. It does not require the owners to provide for storage, just to let the bike thorugh the… Read more “Bike access to buildings: less bikes parked on the sidewalk and more space for pedestrians:”
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Bike access to buildings: less bikes parked on the sidewalk and more space for pedestrians:

Intro 871 will ensure that bicyclists can take their bike up to their appartement and office, a practice barred by many commercial buildings. It does not require the owners to provide for storage, just to let the bike thorugh the… Read more “Bike access to buildings: less bikes parked on the sidewalk and more space for pedestrians:”
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Hearings on Eighth Avenue protected bike lane: Safety benefits for both bicyclists and pedestrians

Wednesday , November 19th, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. Fulton Houses, 119 9th Avenue ( btw 18/19th) Community Board 4 will hold hearings on the conversion of the Eighth Avenue bike lane from unprotected to protected between 14th and 23rd Streets.… Read more “Hearings on Eighth Avenue protected bike lane: Safety benefits for both bicyclists and pedestrians”