Last month the 45th Street Block Association kindly invited CHEKPEDS to co-Sponsor the viewing of “Triplets of Belleville” as part of Bike Month in NYC. Bravo to Chana Widawski and Rebecca Losik for a fantastic organization . More thant 100… Read more “Biking Rules and Bike Safety”
The 22 year-old man crossed a very wide Avenue, with no pedestrian crossing at this intersection of 49th Street. Except for his family and his friends, he has become a statistic: Transportation for America’s new report, “Dangerous by Design, How… Read more “Marine Killed by Car while Crossing 12th Avenue | No Accident”
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, and New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan announced new traffic-safety initiatives to further drive down already record-low traffic fatalities and injuries in New York City. The announcement was… Read more “United Nations launch a Decade of Action for Road Safety”
In spite of many improvements inside the station perimeter the street remains chaotic and the situation is alarming. One has to wonder why the NYPD is not enforcing the most basic laws of the roads.
As Chicago Alderman Mary Ann Smith told Streetfilms, “Signs don’t do the job, even having police officers on the corner does not do the job.” To prevent traffic injuries and deaths, you need to change how the street functions and… Read more “Streetfilms | Traffic Calming”
From a new training program to a new mantra, the NYPD Traffic Intelligence Unit, with citywide responsibility for traffic agents, is changing priorities for its agents. This is great news , but do not expect any miracle right away: changing… Read more “NYPD traffic agents to put pedestrians first”
This year marks Community Board No. 2 Manhattan’s 4th annual transportation event to educate the public about ways to make our streets more community-friendly. This year we’re looking at new measures to conquer speeding, the #1 killer by motor vehicles … Read more “Driving Out the Speed Demons”
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