Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Teresa Toro

Preview: District 33 Transpo Smackdown

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Tonight’s candidate forum for the 33rd City Council district, which covers the Brooklyn neighborhoods closest to the East River, bears special significance for livable streets policy. Outgoing rep David Yassky was an early supporter of congestion pricing in the City Council and later carried the banner for the Bicycle Access Bill, which passed earlier this […]

Dispute Over Kent Avenue Bike Lanes Keeps Rolling

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The reinstalled detour sign on Kent Avenue. Photo via Gothamist. The controversy over the new bike lanes on Kent Avenue in Williamsburg (which recently resulted in the ouster of livable streets activist Teresa Toro as chair of the CB1 transportation committee) was chronicled in the New York Times over the weekend: New York City has […]

Separated Bike Path Isn’t Gay Enough for CB4

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Manhattan Community Board 4’s transportation committee unanimously approved DOT’s plan to install a physically-separated bike path on Eighth Avenue in Lower Manhattan. The committee enthusiastically recommended the plan to the full board on Wednesday. The board then voted to ignore their own committee and block the plan. Apparently, some members feel that complete streets and […]