Memorial Ride for Andre Anderson – Two Year Anniversary

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Street Memorial Riders Urge City Hall to Tame Traffic Now

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On Sunday, January 6, over 200 people gathered to remember those killed by motor vehicles while biking and walking the streets of New York City in 2007. StreetFilms was there for the Street Memorial Project’s 3rd Annual Memorial Ride & Pedestrian Walk. So were the parents of 27-year-old Sam Hindy, who was killed trying to […]

TA Report: Reckless Driving Casualties Rising as NYPD Enforcement Lags

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Transportation Alternatives today released a troubling report on the state of local traffic enforcement, and called on Mayor Bloomberg to establish a new office tasked with reining in dangerous drivers and reducing fatalities and injuries on city streets. "Executive Order: A Mayoral Strategy for Traffic Safety" [PDF], compiled from official data along with testimony from […]

Is There Such a Thing as Too Much Emphasis on Safety?

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There’s a lot of focus this month on getting more people out and about on their bikes. We posted last week about the effort to normalize bike commuting, a topic that as usual sparked a lot of discussion about sweat, appropriate clothing, secure bike parking and, of course, safety. How they promote cycling in Holland. […]