Transportation Alternatives Policy Director Noah Budnick has been named the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition’s new executive director, the SFBC announced today. Budnick will succeed Leah Shahum, who will step down after 12 years leading the organization. Budnick has built a strong national reputation among livable streets advocates in his 14 years at TA. The SFBC […]
Did people have a chance to listen to Brian Lehrer’s interview with DOT Commissioner Iris Weinshall and Transportation Alternatives’ Noah Budnick yesterday morning? If so, what did you think? Listen to the show right here.
Yesterday, Transportation Alternatives sent out questionnaires to all City Council and mayoral candidates, asking their positions on pedestrian safety, bike lanes, transit, bike-share, and traffic justice. The first responses are set to go up on TA’s website at the end of this month. TA Deputy Director Noah Budnick told Streetsblog that the organization has already heard […]
Trouble on Two Wheels Noah Budnick, programs director of transportation alternatives — on alternative means of transport in New York and Iris Weinshall, New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner — on the city’s effort to make biking in New York safe Tune in right now
On Tuesday the Bloomberg administration announced record low traffic deaths from 2000 to 2007, and claimed, if not in so many words, that city streets are safer than ever. But the numbers, included on a chart that accompanied this media release, also indicated that 23 cyclists died in 2007. That would make last year — […]
Call on Mayor Bloomberg to "take control" of city streets. Almost exactly one year ago, New York City cyclists rallied on the steps of City Hall, mourning the deaths of four of their own and demanding that Mayor Bloomberg take action to make the city’s streets safer for bike commuting. This morning, in what is […]