From the Star-Ledger: The leader of the New Jersey Senate called on New York yesterday to find a seat on its 17-member congestion pricing commission for a representative from New Jersey. Senate President Richard J. Codey said 250,000 New Jersey commuters a day would be affected if New York approves congestion pricing. "This is a […]
Fatal Crashes (9 Dead This Week) Manhattan: Teenage Carjacker Dies in Bloody Crash (Daily News) Related: Wild Details (Gothamist) Somers, N.Y.: Mother and Infant Die After Crash and Caesarean (AP via Newsday) Related: Other Driver, 84, Also Died (Journal News) Related: Shock After 2 Deaths at Hospital (Journal News) Related: Many Questions in Aftermath (Journal News) Rocky […]
TLC Preparing Two Pilot Programs for Cab Ride Sharing (NYT, News, Post) MTA Board Chair, Interim CEO Both Angling for New Transit Chief Job (News) Business Is Booming for Street Vendors Along Pedestrian Broadway (Post) Sunset Park Car Owners Want Relaxed Alt-Side Parking Rules Too (News) Vanderbilt Ave in Prospect Heights Will Get Summer Streets […]
Auto-Free New York‘s monthly meeting will be a field trip to see Newark’s new light rail line, which opened July 17, 2006.
For years, Livable Streets advocates have pleaded with New York City’s Department of Transportation to just try new things. Do street design experiments using temporary materials. Give new ideas a shot. If an experiment doesn’t work, take it down, redesign it, improve it or, heck, just restore it to how it used to be. What […]
In conjunction with a new exhibition, Jane Jacobs and the Future of New York, eight walking tours will take participants to places associated with Jane Jacobs’ life and work and to communities that illustrate her planning principles — or call them into question. Battery Park City: A New Neighborhood RisesThe planners of Battery Park City […]