‘Contested Streets’ Screening and Panel Discussion: ‘What Can Be Done About Traffic in New York City?’

Following Sierra Club NYC‘s monthly general membership meeting will be a special showing of Contested Streets, a new documentary showing the way to livable, gridlock-free streets — from the Battery to the Bronx, from Staten Island to Coney Island.

After the film, a panel discussion of NYC transportation issues by:

  • City Councilman John Liu, chairman of the City Council’s Transportation Committee
  • ‘Gridlock’ Sam Schwartz — transportation expert and former engineer with the City DOT
  • Bruce Schaller — visiting scholar, NYU

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City Council Screening of “Contested Streets”

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Thursday, July 20, 2006 at 2:30 pm New York City Council250 Broadway, 14th Floor Hearing Room (across from City Hall). FILM SCREENING & DISCUSSION with the NYC Council’s Transportation Committee "Contested Streets: Breaking NYC Gridlock" Thursday, July 20th, 2:30 pm Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringerand New York City Council Members John C. Liu, Joseph […]

Public Forum: Film Screening on Traffic and Congestion Pricing

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Remarks by NYC Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn State Senator Thomas K. Duane Assembly Member Deborah J. Glick Deputy Manhattan Borough President Rose Pierre-Louis. Also, a screening of "Contested Streets: Breaking New York City Gridlock," a new documentary film on livable streets co-sponsored by Manhattan Community Board 2, Transportation Alternatives & NYU Office of Government and […]

Film & Talk: Breaking NYC Gridlock: What Other Cities Can Teach Us about Taming Traffic and Freeing Our Streets

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Transportation Alternatives’ Dani Simons will moderate a showing of the film Contested Streets. Through interviews with leading historians, urban planners, and government officials, this 57-minute film explores the history and culture of New York City streets from pre-automobile times to the present. Contested Streets shows how the city with the best mass transit in the United […]

“Contested Streets” World Premier

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Contested Streets: Breaking New York City Gridlock Tuesday, June 27th, 20066-8 pmIndependent Film Center323 6th Avenue (at West 3rd Street )New York, NY RSVP to info@transalt.org by June 20th View the trailer Contested Streets is a 57 minute documentary film about the past and potential future of New York City ’s transportation system. Contested Streets features […]

This Week: March Against Traffic Violence in Jackson Heights

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In response to vehicular violence that killed three children in the neighborhood, Jackson Heights residents will demonstrate today for better enforcement and safer streets. At the end of the week, the Pratt Center is hosting a panel discussion about what an equitable agenda for transportation and planning could look like under the de Blasio administration. […]