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TSTC Dangerous Roads Report: NYC Must Fund Vision Zero Street Redesigns

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The latest pedestrian fatality report from the Tri-State Transportation Campaign finds that New York City’s widest and most heavily-traveled streets continue to be the most dangerous for walking. TSTC’s “Most Dangerous Roads for Walking” report ranks streets in terms of total pedestrian fatalities from 2011 to 2013, based on data from the National Highway Traffic […]

Today’s Non-Primary Headlines

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Bloomberg Gets in on the Jay Walder Compensation Antics, Prompting Brodsky Lecture (NYT) In NYC, Biking to School Is Not a Crime; In Fact, Some Schools Are Into It (City Room) Obama Admin Proposes New Fuel Efficiency Rules (NYT, Streetsblog Capitol Hill) In Dutchess County They’re Dying to See East River Bridge Tolls (Poughkeepsie Journal) […]

Today’s Headlines

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Bush Splits With Congress and States on Emissions (NYT) Related: EPA Revives California Emissions Rule (NYT) Motorists Celebrate Feast of Free Parking (NYT) Police Look to Mirror to Find Hit-and-Run Killer (Post) DOT: Roosevelt Island Pedestrian Egress Would Impede Auto Traffic (Sun) State Budget Is ‘Earth Friendly’ (Newsday) TSTC Praises NJ Transportation Plan (AMNY) Taxi […]

Today’s Headlines

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Weinshall Points to the Future (TSTC) New Traffic Plan In Times Square Favors Pedestrians (NY1) Borough President Scott Stringer’s Transpo Policy Speech (YouTube) Answers to City’s Traffic Woes Could Arrive Via Bogotá (NY Sun) Talking Heads’ David Byrne Bikes for Beep (NY Mag) Biking With Penalosa and Byrne to the Conference (Eckerson) Burden Claims Jane […]

TSTC: Downstate Roads Rank Poorly for Senior Pedestrian Safety

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Just days after 81-year-old Luis Ruiz was fatally struck by two drivers on Rockaway Parkway in Canarsie, the Tri-State Transportation Campaign has released a report showing that his death is not an aberration. Between 2008 and 2010, 435 pedestrians aged 60 or older were killed in collisions with cars in New Jersey, Connecticut and downstate […]

Today’s Headlines

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"Cash for Clunkers" Funds Dry Up — Now Car Dealers Want More Taxpayer $ (NYT, Post) NJ Turnpike Authority to TSTC: How Dare You Try to Prevent Highway Widening (MTR) House and Senate Pass Short-Term Patch for Transpo Funding (NYT, Streetsblog Cap Hill) Bloomberg Agrees to Have City Vehicles Pay to Use MTA Crossings (News) […]