Safe Walks Info Session

Safe Walk, a program of RightRides for Women’s Safety, offers anyone who calls the Safe Walk dispatch number a free walking escort to their destination during the months of April-October. Bike Patrols are volunteers of 2+ people, who patrol a 10-15 block area.

Come learn how to get involved in RightRides’ newest program!

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This Week in Livable Streets Events

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Sunday’s Tour de Queens is shaping up to be the big event on this week’s Streetsblog Calendar. Transportation Alternatives will also offer opportunities for residents of the Bronx and Manhattan to get involved in improving their neighborhood streets. Tuesday: Transportation Alternatives East Side Committee Meeting. Transportation Alternatives is kicking off an exciting new campaign focused […]

Streetfilms: Making Streets Safer for Seniors

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Transportation Alternatives’ Safe Routes for Seniors campaign began in 2003 to encourage senior citizens to walk more by improving the pedestrian environment. Funded by the New York State Department of Health, it was a pioneering program to address the needs of elderly pedestrians. In 2008, New York City launched its own Safe Streets for Seniors […]

Con Ed Staff Caught Illegally Parking on Sidewalk By Queensboro Bridge

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Cars belonging to Con Edison employees assigned to a project on the Queensboro Bridge are squeezing pedestrians into the roadbed as workers illegally park on the sidewalk. On both the east and west sides of Vernon Boulevard at Queens Plaza South, near Queensbridge Park and Queensbridge Houses, sidewalks are being used as private parking for bridge workers. When confronted, […]