Tuesday, June 27, 2006, 6 to 8pm:"Residential Parking Strategies for Reducing Car Use in NYC"Special Guest: Jeffrey Otto, Citizens Housing & Planning Council Auto-Free NY has been holding FREE monthly meetings, featuring a wide variety of guest speakers, since its founding in February, 1989. Usually held in lower Manhattan, they are free, open to the […]
Transportation Alternatives issued a new study by transportation consultant Bruce Schaller today called Traffic Information in NYC (PDF file). The report, according to T.A., "uncovers large gaps in what is known about traffic and transportation in New York City." "The City," says Schaller, "is not collecting the basic information necessary to redress current gridlock, much […]
Today’s Times Select, a subscriber-only web site, has published a lengthy manifesto on New York City traffic and transportation by Carolyn Curiel. It urges Mayor Bloomberg to listen to the ideas being generated by the Citywide Coalition for Traffic Relief, and suggests that his legacy depends on it. Increasingly, one gets the sense that the […]
Under the Ravitch Plan, driving into Manhattan over the Third Avenue Bridge will be a relative bargain for Richard Brodsky’s Westchester constituents. It’s easy to dismiss City Councilmembers Lew Fidler and Peter Vallone, Jr. as transportation troglodytes. They’ve led the pushback against bridge tolls — most recently at the City Council hearing this week on […]
Some hizzoner hopefuls are surprisingly open to some version of the idea, Streetsblog's questionnaire found.
The proposal comes after a judge threw out a Taxi and Limousine Commission proposal to reduce the percentage of time that app-based cabs could be cruising from 41 percent to 31 percent. The report argues that a fee will work better.