Last night, the State Legislature went home without approving an extension of life-saving speed cameras at schools. The Assembly majority showed real leadership by approving an expansion bill but the Senate did not allow it to advance. Because of this… Read more “Speed cameras work. Ask Gov. Cuomo to keep them to save lives”
I know , pedestrians will tell you that cyclists are doing all sorts of illegal stuff: running red lights, interfering with pedestrians in the crosswalk, going the wrong way, riding on the sidewalk and they are right about all of… Read more “Pedestrians and cyclists fight over crumbs on 8th Avenue”
Join Us at the Transportation Committee, to hear DOT’s plans to extend the 8th Avenue bike lane from 56th Street around Columbus circle and the Amsterdam Avenue bike lane down to 52nd Street. DOT will present their approach to make… Read more “Spotlight on bike lanes: 8th and 10th Avenues proposals coming up”
On April 3rd over 60 people gathered at the Metro Baptist Church to hear about HKSC proposed plan to help undo the damage and disfiguring scars left by the many open air cuts that were created to allow for the… Read more “The future of Hell’s Kitchen South”
This is the meeting you do not want to miss: the Hell’s Kitchen South Coalition will give an update on the Port Authority plans and unveil its own plan for redeveloping the district.
The Department of Transportation tells us they are studying the following dangerous areas we had been flagging for years: 60th Street and 9th Avenue 57th Street and 8th Avenue 42nd Street and 8th Avenue DOT is also working on a… Read more “Progress Report”
Crashmapper.org a web-based app, developed by CHEKPEDS was launched in New York City, on February 28, 2018. The application received very positive reviews from Streetsblog ” This Is the Tool You Need to Push for Safer Streets in Your Part… Read more “Tracking Traffic Crashes, Trends and Vision Zero progress in New York City”
Following the tragic death of two very young children in the pedestrian crossing with the walk light, at the hands of a driver who had previously accumulated 8 violations, and had had a seizure, over 900 activists gathered in Brooklyn… Read more “Thousands ask for better enforcement – DiBlasio punts to Albany”
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2017 felt like a rotten year, but we kept our heads down and managed to accomplish a lot with the help of DOT, our elected officials and the Community Board: Reclaim Street Space for pedestrians: A whole block of 8th… Read more “Best Wishes for 2018”