New Yorkers Visit Albany to Promote Traffic Relief and PlaNYC’s Recommendations

The Campaign for New York’s Future is planning a visit to Albany to speak with legislators about traffic relief and the benefits you want to see from the Mayor’s PlaNYC.

Join the 80-plus member organizations of the Campaign for New York’s Future as we ensure that every neighborhood in New York City is a healthy place to live and work.

Help educate state legislators about Mayor Bloomberg’s bold and visionary PlaNYC 2030 and the fight against climate change.

There’s no better place than the heart of New York State government to encourage debate and fair and effective action. The Campaign for New York’s Future has come together to work to protect the public’s health and maintain a high quality of life in New York City, where the population will increase by 1 million in the next two decades.


Lots of Quotes, Few Details on Congestion Pricing Deal

Press release from Campaign for New York’s Future:  Campaign for New York’s Future director Michael O’Loughlin said, "Today is a watershed day for the health and the future of New York City. Today all New Yorkers win. Today we are moving forward toward a cleaner, healthier, more livable New York. We thank Mayor Bloomberg for […]

Pricing Advocates Call for Impact Study and New Parking Policies

Congestion pricing advocate Carolyn Konheim and consulting partner Brian Ketcham are advising the Bloomberg administration to drop its resistance to a congestion pricing Environmental Impact Study. The two say a study is needed to head off "likely 11th hour litigation" aimed at stopping the three-year pilot program from taking effect, a possibility Streetsblog alluded to […]

The Day After

Well, here we are again. One year after State Assembly Democrats killed New York City’s attempt to fund mass transit and reduce traffic gridlock, sustainable transport advocates find themselves suffering yet another huge defeat in Albany. Fixing Albany requires volunteers dragging themselves out to the Kings Highway Q train platform in the middle of Carl […]

The Streetsies

All in all it was a great year for New York City’s Livable Streets Movement. Here are the winners of our 2007 awards. See you in January… Best Livable Streets Project: The Ninth Avenue bike lane, Chelsea. Best New Public Space: DUMBO’s Pearl Street Pocket Park. Honorable mention: Chelsea’s Meat Market Plaza. Best Pedestrian Project: […]

Day Two: Ten Things for Governor Spitzer to Fix

Eliot Spitzer’s campaign for governor promised, "Day One: Everything Changes." Well, it’s Day Two and it’s time to govern. Much of New York City’s transportation policy rests in the hands of Albany legislators and agency officials. Here are ten things that the new governor can do to make New York City’s streets more livable and […]