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Help Uncover the Truth About Traffic Violence

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Want to channel your anger over pedestrian and cyclist crashes into productive action? Livable Streets member BicyclesOnly has a plan for you. The police report revealed that the driver who killed cyclist Rasha Shamoon in 2008 had six prior convictions, and that NYPD interviewed only him and his passengers. BicyclesOnly has launched a working group […]

Inwood Group Looks to Denver

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Denver’s 16th St. Pedestrian Mall Some Inwood & Washington Heights Livable Streets members were torn between attending their own meeting and coming out to support nearby Community Board 8 this Wednesday. Brad Conover filed his own account of the CB 8 success, and Maggie Clarke reported back on the IWHLS meeting, bearing hopeful rumors of […]

Wikis Take Manhattan Tomorrow!

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Join us Saturday for Wikis Take Manhattan: a photo scavenger hunt for free-content images for StreetsWiki and Wikipedia. Prizes include Eye-Fi memory cards, which automatically upload photos from your camera to your computer and to sites like Flickr. Here’s video from last year’s event. Tomorrow’s hunt coincides with Open House New York weekend, where you […]

The Story of Sholom’s Stolen Bike

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Sholom and his beloved bike Midwood residents beware: a bike thief is on the loose! Transportation Alternatives Brooklyn Committee member Sholom has a heartening and illuminating tale of the recent theft and recovery of his bicycle near the Kings Highway subway station. With the aid of the police, his laptop, a local restaurant owner, and […]