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Tuesday’s Headlines: Hunger Strike EditionBy Streetsblog Editorial Board |
Two members of Families for Safe Streets will begin a hunger strike at the state Capitol to protest the state legislature's failure to pass a bill to allow New York City to set its own speed limits. Plus other news.
‘It Will Save Lives’: Queens CB1 Members Demand Universal Intersection Daylighting After Drivers Kill Two KidsBy Kevin Duggan |
The city must clear all intersections of parked cars that block visibility and endangering countless New Yorkers' lives, demanded community board members in Astoria, where drivers have already killed two children at crossings this year, including a 7-year-old girl.
Supporters of Sammy’s Law Remain Angry over Assembly Speaker’s Inaction on Speed Limit ReductionBy Gersh Kuntzman |
Members of Families for Safe Streets rallied on Monday outside of Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie's office to demand he pass a bill that would allow New York City to set its own speed limits, and expressed confusion as to why the speaker had reportedly stalled the widely supported legislation.
Monday’s Headlines: All Eyes on Carl Heastie EditionBy Streetsblog Editorial Board |
Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie has a real chance to do the right thing this week — the last of the legislative session until next January. Plus other news.
Greenpointers Rally For Safer Streets Where Cyclist, 73, Was KilledBy Kevin Duggan |
When neighbors block road safety improvements, other neighbors die.
Talking Headways Podcast: The First City on MarsBy Jeff Wood |
This week we’re joined by Tufts professor Justin Hollander to talk about his new book, "The First City on Mars: An Urban Planner's Guide to Settling the Red Planet."