Manhattan Community Board 8 Transportation Committee Evaluates Proposal for Barriers/Bollards on Park Ave. Pedestrian Refuge Islands

Come voice your support for pedestrian safety improvements on the Upper East Side! This is an issue Streetsblog’s own Glenn McAnanama has pushed to the forefront (as seen here on Streetsblog and in The New York Times).

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NYCDOT Releases Landmark Ped Safety Study, Will Pilot 20 MPH Zones

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To make walking safer, New York City will re-engineer 60 miles of streets per year and pilot the use of neighborhood-scale 20 mph zones, the city’s top electeds and transportation officials announced this morning. The commitments are among several street safety measures unveiled today, accompanying NYCDOT’s release of a landmark report analyzing the causes of […]

Bratton’s Pedestrian Ticket Blitz Won’t Save Lives

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Police Commissioner Bill Bratton’s claim last week that 66 percent of pedestrian injuries “are directly related to the actions of pedestrians” was unsourced and at odds with existing research, but already it seems to be shaping NYPD’s enforcement efforts. On a horrifically violent weekend during which three pedestrians and one cyclist were killed by motorists on NYC […]