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A two-way bike lane protected by a concrete barrier could be on the way for Northern Boulevard in Queens as a way to increase bike safety around the Joe Michaels Mile bike path.
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April 6, 2017, 10am PDT
Slow turn boxes, also known as neckdowns or curb extensions, have been popping up all over New York City as part of an ongoing pilot project.
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February 22, 2017, 12pm PST
Bus ridership has dropped for many years in New York City, but much of the bleeding is concentrated in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Could the congestion problems of the central city be the reason for the declining use of bus transit?
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January 6, 2017, 6am PST
Traffic safety and Vision Zero advocates scored a major victory recently at the New York Court of Appeals.
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November 16, 2016, 6am PST
American transit systems are increasingly moving to structures that allow pre-paying and all-door boarding. David Meyer argues that these systems have proven their worth and fears of fare evasion aren't enough to justify inferior services.
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October 28, 2016, 11am PDT
Stating the need for increased density and transit-oriented development, the Department of City Planning will remove the neighborhood's parking requirements.
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October 10, 2016, 5am PDT
A new interactive website by a bus advocacy group in New York City clarifies the ways MTA bus service needs improvement.
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August 16, 2016, 12pm PDT
New York City has several famous examples of pedestrian-only environments, but last weekend's Shared Streets event was an experiment in co-existence.
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June 11, 2016, 11am PDT
The first "New York City Mobility Report" released under the leadership of New York Department of Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg finds two sides of transit coin.
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May 7, 2016, 9am PDT
A new report released by the New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) shows a steady increase in the number of bikers in the city. A lack of data, however, continues to be a problem for accurate assessment of the trend.
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April 8, 2016, 8am PDT
In a substantial part of the city, parking requirements will be eliminated for subsidized and senior housing.
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March 25, 2016, 6am PDT
It remains to be seen if the ambitious changes in toll pricing around New York City proposed by AO9633 has the support it needs for approval, but at least the tolling agenda proposed by Move NY is now up for consideration by the State Legislature.
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December 17, 2015, 5am PST
Community leaders sometimes present the biggest obstacles when and where the rubber hits the road on Vision Zero traffic safety improvements. New York City Mayor de Blasio is pushing for more power for the DOT.
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September 28, 2015, 7am PDT
Streetsblog NYC reviews new zoning and development rules proposed by the de Blasio Administration and finds incremental progress, not a major breakthrough, for parking policy.
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September 25, 2015, 2pm PDT
Legislation is proposed to reduce the number of fatal pedestrian and cyclist accidents in NYC.
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June 10, 2015, 8am PDT
Culminating an effort launched in 2007 by the Bloomberg Administration, the public will now be able to walk between the Bronx and Manhattan on the High Bridge.
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April 27, 2015, 11am PDT
Subway ridership statistics for 2014 were cause for celebration at the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), but the city's bus lines are not experiencing the same growth in popularity.
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March 11, 2015, 11am PDT
What is the one transit facility New York lacks that every other major city in the country has? Bike racks on buses. A new system was tested recently on the Verrazano Narrows Bridge, but it's a long way from delivery.
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March 3, 2015, 9am PST
Streetsblog NYC analyses one of the street design standards in place in New York City that will make it impossible to achieve zero pedestrian fatalities under Vision Zero.
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February 14, 2015, 1pm PST
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