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October 26, 2017, 6am PDT
Decades of activism have led to this victory for pedestrian advocates, Streetsblog NYC reports.
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October 24, 2017, 7am PDT
Critics of the Bus Forward plan say the it does not reflect the urgency of the need for better buses in New York City.
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August 24, 2017, 8am PDT
Streetfilms was on hand to celebrate a hard-fought win for the community.
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July 31, 2017, 7am PDT
New York City's Play Streets program has shrunk dramatically because of obstructive bureaucracy and lack of funding, argues Brad Aaron.
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June 9, 2017, 2pm PDT
A Streetsblog NYC article argues that New York misses an opportunity to make itself more vibrant and accessible by focusing only on safety and not also on active transit infrastructure.
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June 1, 2017, 9am PDT
Long Island's two major transit services, MTA's LIRR trains and the NICE bus system, are less coordinated than they could be. This has a big impact on ease of movement for low-income residents.
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May 26, 2017, 8am PDT
Bill de Blasio's decision to hand out more than 10,000 parking placards to school employees incentivizes driving and costs the city money.
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May 20, 2017, 5am PDT
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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