Community Board Backs DOT Road Diet for Brooklyn’s Deadly Third Av.
“This is just a beginning of what we could do to fix our community,” said one board member. “This is not done, this is not where we finish off.”
Talking Headways Podcast: Narrow the Lanes!
At 30 to 35 miles per hour, research shows that 12- and 11-feet-wide lanes have significantly higher number of crashes than 10- or nine-feet-wide lanes.
Study: 12 Ft. Lanes Are Deadlier Than 10 Ft. Ones — So Why Do Many DOTs Build Them Anyway?
The lightning-fast 12-foot lanes that run down countless roads in U.S. neighborhoods are associated with a roughly 50-percent higher rate of crashes than nine-foot ones, a new study finds.
Study: Some Paint-Only Bike Lanes May Increase Crashes
Sharrows and paint don't make anyone feel safe. But are they really worse than nothing at all?
DOT: McGuinness Fixes Will Start Next Week
The compromise plan will "save lives and make this corridor much easier to navigate for everyone, including drivers, pedestrians, and cyclists," according to Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez.
Opinion: What Would Jesus Do? He’d Build a Bike Lane on McGuinness, Mr. Mayor
In the Bible, Jesus says, “No one can serve two masters." But the mayor is trying to serve safety and cars. And it's not possible, says one Greenpoint dad.
Donor Class McGuinness Safety Opponents Reel in Brooklyn Dem Boss, DOT Commish for ‘Sham’ Town Hall
Opponents of the city’s proposed safety redesign of deadly McGuinness Boulevard flexed their political muscle on Thursday, even luring the boss of Brooklyn’s Democratic county machine — to whom they’ve donated tens of thousands of dollars.
Opponent of McGuinness Safety Plan Attacks Advocate as Battle Over Redesign Heats Up
Tensions flared in Greenpoint over the city’s plans to redesign the deadly McGuinness Boulevard, with a critic of the DOT proposal harassing one supporter of the safety plan — all on the eve of a "town hall" meeting held by the main opposition family, which went so far as to tighten security before Thursday morning's meeting.