This Week: NYPD Traffic Safety and De Blasio, Astoria Bike-Share

It’s a busy week on the Streetsblog calendar, including a panel discussion on NYPD’s traffic safety agenda and events to demand action after two young lives were lost to traffic violence.

Be sure to check the full calendar for a complete listing of events. Here are some highlights:

Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.

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NYPD Ticketing Cyclists in Prospect Park and Central Park

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As dangerous drivers continue to injure and kill with impunity, NYPD is targeting cyclists in parks. Joanna Oltman Smith tweeted the above photo this afternoon. Police were ticketing cyclists on the loop of Prospect Park, Smith wrote, “mere feet” from the raging torrent of speeding traffic that is Flatbush Avenue. Motorists have killed at least […]

Highlights From Today’s Vision Zero Symposium Panels

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Street safety professionals, elected officials, and advocates from cities around the world gathered in New York today for the Vision Zero for Cities Symposium, a conference organized by Transportation Alternatives to examine New York’s street safety approach and share best practices for eliminating traffic fatalities. The morning panels featured Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg, TLC Commissioner […]