NYC’s Most Irresistible Street Safety Campaign

Are these New York’s youngest traffic safety advocates?

Budding filmmakers Benny, Joseph and Yunhee have created an appeal for safer streets that is equal parts poignant, funny and Dylan-inspired – and entirely adorable. Take a look.

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De Blasio Gives DOT Permission to Put Safety Above Community Board Whims

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When DOT allows community boards to veto street safety projects, streets aren’t as safe for walking and biking as they could be. This year, for instance, when facing opposition or anticipating blowback from community boards, DOT watered down a road diet and other safety measures planned for Riverside Drive; proposed disjointed bike lanes for Kingston and Brooklyn […]

Melinda Katz Tries to Kill Queens Blvd Bike Lane in the Name of “Community”

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This was the community’s reaction to the @NYC_DOT proposal @MelindaKatz @StreetsblogNYC pic.twitter.com/JyyXFroWwK — Jaime Andrés (@jaimeamonc) May 12, 2016 Tuesday night’s meeting on the redesign of Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst was one of the uglier exercises in petty community board obstructionism in recent memory. Queens Community Board 4 District Manager Christian Cassagnol said the safety of cyclists […]

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 […]

DOT Deploys “Street Safety Managers” to High-Volume Bike Routes

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Wondering what’s up with the people holding stop signs in the bike lane today? NYC DOT’s press office just sent out this explanation: New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan today announced that DOT Street Safety Managers (SSM) are assigned to key bike and pedestrian corridors and bridge paths in Manhattan to […]