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Talking Sense About Red Light Cameras in Connecticut

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Your partner won’t catch you with your lover in a red light camera photo from this distance. A Connecticut campaign for red light cameras offers a reality-based counterpoint to the growing backlash against automated enforcement. The CT Livable Streets Campaign worked hard throughout 2009 on legislation allowing municipalities to implement automated red light camera enforcement […]

What Does Southern Brooklyn Think About Bicycling?

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Livable Streets member Sholom Brody files an interesting report from southern Brooklyn, where volunteers with Transportation Alternatives’ Brooklyn Committee recently surveyed subway and bus commuters about their attitudes toward bicycling and bike infrastructure. Brooklynites wait to transfer to the bus from the Kings Highway subway station. Photo: Sholom Brody Neighborhoods like Mill Basin, Marine Park, […]

In NJ Town, Demonstrating the Benefits of Bike Lanes

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Collings Avenue: A street that could use a bike lane. Photo: Joe Bonaparte. Back in May, Stella Bonaparte launched a group called Collingswood Streets and began studying bike lane options for downtown Collingswood, NJ, a borough outside Camden. Now she’s shared her excellent work on the Livable Streets Community. As she explains in the study: […]

Sunday and Monday: Bike Rack Roundup and CB Jammy Jam

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Don’t miss back-to-back opportunities to get involved in changing your city over the next few days. On Sunday, compete to find bike parking spots in the FixCity Bike Rack Roundup, a contest to push through the FixCity project’s pilot campaign for 300 new racks in Williamsburg and Greenpoint. Even if you don’t live in north […]

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 […]