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Trouble on Two Wheels

Noah Budnick, programs director of transportation alternatives — on alternative means of transport in New York

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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

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Weinshall and Budnick on WNYC

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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.

City Announces Major Bike Safety Improvement Initiative

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Two Hundred Miles Of New Bike Facilities Will Built In The Next Three Years. Releases Detailed Report On Bicycle Injuries And Fatalities. Changes Are Result Of Unprecedented Inter-Agency Collaboration Between Departments Of Transportation, Health, Parks And Police. The press conference is underway right now in at Tavern on the Green in Central Park. Here are […]

Help Wanted at DOT: Creative Thinkers Encouraged to Apply

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Chairman of the City Council Transportation Committee, John C. Liu, praised outgoing DOT commissioner Iris Weinshall and called for an innovative thinker as her successor. You’ve already weighed in on what you’d like to see in the next DOT commissioner. Now members of the City Council and Transportation Alternatives have weighed in too, with a press conference […]

NYC DOT Commissioner Iris Weinshall Resigns

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Commissioner Iris Weinshall is leaving New York City’s Department of Transportation for a job as Vice Chancellor for Facilities Planning, Construction and Management at the City University of New York. The Department of Transportation press office says that Weinshall will stay on for another ten weeks. Her last day on the job will be Friday, […]

Manhattan Bridge Bike & Ped Improvements Nearing Completion

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It looks like the street redesign around the Manhattan entrance of the Manhattan Bridge is nearing completion. Considering that Transportation Alternatives has been pushing for these fixes for years, that was pretty fast. DOT presented its plan to the local Community Board, to unanimous approval, in July; sketched out the lines on the street in […]