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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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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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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”
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Rejoice! Soon pedestrians will get their fair share of 8th Avenue

The Departement of Transportation shared with CB4 their plans to continue the sidewalk widening south to W31st Street . The first section is already installed from W43rd to W38th Street. 20% more of the avenue will be dedicated to pedestrians… Read more “Rejoice! Soon pedestrians will get their fair share of 8th Avenue”