Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about One-Way Streets

NYPD Failing to Keep Kids Safe From Traffic at Bronx School

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The frequently-ignored "One Way" sign at Briggs Avenue and East Moshulu Parkway. Image: NY1 A report from NY1’s Susan Jhun today describes the dangerous conditions at an intersection right next to P.S. 8 in the Norwood neighborhood of the Bronx, where parents and students constantly contend with cars darting the wrong way down the block. […]

To Obey, Or Not to Obey

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Not getting flattened by a 50,000 pound "big rig" is a good reason to stop at a red light if you’re on a bicycle. But how about less skin-saving reasons? Are there in fact, good reasons to ignore traffic regulations when you can, because after all, they are really meant just for cars? It’s a […]

No Love for One-Way Proposal in Jackson Heights

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Congestion in Jackson Heights: The DOT needs some new ideas The Queens Times-Ledger reports on the "cool reception" given last week by Queens Community Board 3 and City Council Member Hiram Monserrate to the DOT’s proposal for a one-way pair of streets on 35th and 37th avenues. What’s most disappointing about the debate so far […]

LA.Streetsblog: The Joy of Poor Circulation

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Every week, KCRW radio’s Marc Porter Zasada sets out to fathom Los Angeles on his show The Urban Man. This week he talks about neighborhoods, how fragile they are and how easily they can be lost to bad traffic engineering: On Monday you walked around the block for coffee and croissants, down where narrow streets […]