A pedestrian safety group Tuesday released a report offering Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio tips from other cities on how to achieve his "Vision Zero" pledge against street injuries and fatalities.
Transportation Alternatives' report, "Proven Tactics, Better Enforcement," suggests that de Blasio should foster a "general deterrence" so drivers believe they will be...Read more »
Former and potential future NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton Tuesday backed Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio's "Vision Zero" pedestrian safety proposal to eliminate fatalities.
Bratton-Mayor Rudy Giuliani's top cop who also led police departments in Los Angeles and Boston-said at a street safety forum that de Blasio can build upon Mayor Michael Bloomberg's efforts to change the city's landscape...Read more »
No matter what happens in next month's mayoral election, one thing is clear: You'll be seeing more bike lanes in the Big Apple throughout the years ahead, and New Yorkers have strong opinions on where they should go.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg made the expansion of the lanes one of his top transportation priorities and experts say they have not only made streets safer for peddle fans, they've...Read more »
Bike lanes are becoming the norm in streets around the city, but pedal fans say some motorists haven't received the memo.
Transit advocates say they've noticed an increased in the number of cars parked in bike lanes and are worried that it will become a growing trend. Caroline Samponaro, the senior director of campaigns and organizing for Transportation Alternatives, said it is troubling when...Read more »
New Yorkers have certainly done their "share" to make Citi Bike a hit.
The inaugural summer of Citi Bike, which launched on May 27, has been a major success, according to the city Department of Transportation. More than 288,000 subscriptions have been registered for the bike share program through last Thursday.
Bike advocates say the program's popularity doesn't just exceed...Read more »