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The group's new report, "Streets Ahead," articulates goals that won't be controversial for Streetsblog readers, but may sound new to New Yorkers who think of streets only as repositories for free car storage.
Mayor Adams made another trip up to Albany on Tuesday, but barely, if at all, pushed legislators to support a bill that would renew and expand speed cameras — a self-proclaimed priority of his own administration.
Call it the forgotten pandemic: road fatalities surged by double-digit percentages, including a significant increase in deaths outside of cars, in 2021, according to a new report issued Tuesday by federal authorities.
Another pedestrian has been killed on Eastern Parkway, just a few blocks from where a man panhandling for money on the broad boulevard was fatally struck by a police officer in a van last month.
The plan apparently includes Schermerhorn Street becoming one way between Smith Street and Third Avenue.