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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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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 […]

San Fran Mayor Sets Ambitious Transportation Targets

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San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom (pictured right) emphasized quality of life issues in his annual State of the City address last week. Most significant, Newsom put forward an ambitious transportation agenda and laid out specific targets for increasing bicycling and reducing automobile use: We will continue our long term planning to create a citywide bicycle network, […]

David Gantt, Longtime Foe of Red-Light Cams, Changes Tune

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One of Albany’s chief foes of automated traffic enforcement appears to have softened his opposition to red-light cameras, but allegations of patronage may taint his turnaround. For years, State Assembly Member David Gantt, a Rochester Democrat, has used his position as chair of the transportation committee to block the expansion of red-light cameras in New […]