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  1. NYPD: 1,295 Pedestrians and Cyclists Injured, 14 Killed in Traffic in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | Streetsblog

    Twenty-five people died in New York City traffic in November, and 4,222 were injured, according to the latest NYPD crash data report [ PDF ]. As of the end of November, 138 pedestrians and cyclists were reported killed by city motorists this year, and 13,523 injured, compared to 161 deaths and 14,721 injuries for the same period in 2013.

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  2. NYPD: 1,295 Pedestrians and Cyclists Injured, 14 Killed in Traffic in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | StreetsBlog.org

    Twenty-five people died in New York City traffic in November, and 4,222 were injured, according to the latest NYPD crash data report [ PDF ]. As of the end of November, 138 pedestrians and cyclists were reported killed by city motorists this year, and 13,523 injured, compared to 161 deaths and 14,721 injuries for the same period in 2013.

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  3. The Importance of Driving to the U.S. Economy Started Waning in the 70sRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | StreetsBlog.org

    Earlier this year, following a slight uptick in U.S. traffic volumes , Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said in a press release, "More people driving means our economy is picking up speed." He's not the only person to equate traffic with economic growth.

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  4. Pulaski Bridge Bike Path Now Scheduled to Open by End of 2015Read the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | Streetsblog

    This time next year, cyclists and pedestrians will no longer share the same cramped path on the Pulaski Bridge. Last year, DOT said the project would be done by now.

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  5. NYC: Pulaski Bridge Bike Path Now Scheduled to Open by End of 2015Read the original story

    Dec 11, 2014 | StreetsBlog.org

    This time next year, cyclists and pedestrians will no longer share the same cramped path on the Pulaski Bridge. Last year, DOT said the project would be done by now.

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  6. The Most Important Bus Routes in NYC Tend to Perform the Worst for RidersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2014 | Streetsblog

    The slowest bus in New York City is the M79, and the least reliable is the local M15, according to the Straphangers Campaign and Transportation Alternatives , which today awarded these two routes the "uncoveted" Pokey and Schleppie awards, respectively. On weekdays at noon, Straphangers measured the crosstown M79 at an average speed of 3.2 miles per hour, slower than many people walk.

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  7. NYC: DOT Lincoln Square Plan Leaves Cyclists Knotted in Dangerous Bowtie TrafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2014 | StreetsBlog.org

    A DOT safety plan for streets near the Lincoln Square bowtie focuses mostly on pedestrians while leaving cyclists to mix it up with cars and trucks for five blocks near the complex crossing. The proposal, which includes expanded sidewalks, additional crosswalks, new turn restrictions, and a few bike lane upgrades, could be on the ground as soon as next summer.

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  8. Tonight: Support Pedestrian Safety Fixes for Lincoln Square BowtieRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | StreetsBlog.org

    Lincoln Square, where Broadway crosses Columbus Avenue on the Upper West Side, is a dangerous intersection for walking, but the local BID has a history of opposing safety improvements. Photo: DOT The city is scheduled to unveil proposed safety improvements this evening for the busy, complex intersection where Columbus Avenue meets Broadway, known as the Lincoln Square bowtie.

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  9. Cy Vance Files Homicide Charge in Lower East Side Pedestrian DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | Streetsblog

    Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance filed a homicide charge against a driver accused of killing a pedestrian on the Lower East Side in November. On the evening of November 24, the driver of a BMW sedan hit 57-year-old Robert Perry on the Bowery near Rivington Street, and kept driving until he hit a fire hydrant a block away, according to DNAinfo .

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  10. NYC: Teen Driver Kills Senior on Street With No Sidewalks, NYPD Blames VictimRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2014 | StreetsBlog.org

    Ignascio Andal, whose path is indicated in white, was killed by a driver on a street with no sidewalks in Jamaica Estates. NYPD said "no criminality is suspected."

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  11. LA: Caribbean-Style Parades, Drum Processions, and Bike Rodeos, Oh...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | StreetsBlog.org

    Ade Neff puts his bike up on the stand at the repair station near the Vision Theater in Leimert Park as members of Black Kids on Bikes gather for their monthly ride. BKoB members will be set up here to help repair bikes on Sundays.

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  12. NYPD: 1,399 Pedestrians and Cyclists Injured, 16 Killed in Traffic in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Streetsblog

    Twenty people were killed in New York City traffic in October, and 4,692 were injured, according to the latest NYPD crash data report [ PDF ]. As of the end of October, 124 pedestrians and cyclists were reported killed by city motorists this year, and 12,228 injured, compared to 135 deaths and 13,310 injuries for the same period in 2013.

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  13. Sunday: Families for Safe Streets to Call on DAs to Prosecute Reckless DriversRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2014 | StreetsBlog.org

    Left to right: District attorneys Richard Brown, Dan Donovan, and Robert Johnson are up for re-election in 2015. NYC DAs have emerged as a major obstacle to Mayor de Blasio's Vision Zero program.

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  14. NYC: A 90-Second Appeal to Fix Woodhaven Boulevard With BRTRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | StreetsBlog.org

    The BRT for NYC coalition recently released this short video that succinctly makes the case for change on Woodhaven Boulevard in southeast Queens. If you haven't personally experienced Woodhaven as a pedestrian or bus rider, it's a good introduction to what's at stake as NYC DOT and the MTA move forward with a project to improve transit service and street safety along more than 14 miles of this major corridor.

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  15. NYC Motorists Have Killed Five Pedestrians and One Cyclist in 10 DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | Streetsblog

    At least five pedestrians and one cyclist have been killed by motorists since November 15. Of the six drivers involved, four left the scene. Of the four who were either caught by NYPD or remained at the scene, only one has been charged for causing a death.

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  16. NYC Motorists Have Killed Five Pedestrians and One Cyclist in 10 DaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | StreetsBlog.org

    At least five pedestrians and one cyclist have been killed by motorists since November 15. Of the six drivers involved, four left the scene. Of the four who were either caught by NYPD or remained at the scene, only one has been charged for causing a death.

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  17. NYC: Envisioning a Safer Queens Boulevard Where People Want to WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | StreetsBlog.org

    A safer Queens Boulevard isn't just about tweaks at the intersections. It's about making it a place where people want to walk.

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  18. DOT: Seaman Avenue Bike Lanes Won't Return This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | StreetsBlog.org

    Cyclists on Seaman Avenue will have to make do with sporadic preliminary bike lane markings until sometime in 2015. Photo: Brad Aaron The asphalt is fresh, the yellow lines and crosswalks installed, but DOT won't be returning bike lanes to Seaman Avenue until next year, according to the office of local City Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez.

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  19. New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | Streetsblog

    Atlantic Yards has been terrible from the start. Crowds released from the arena flood the middle of streets.

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  20. NYC: Reimagining Jay Street With Shared Space and Protected Bike LanesRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | StreetsBlog.org

    A two-way, center-running bikeway and a bus lane would be added to Jay Street south of Tillary Street under a concept suggested by Transportation Alternatives. Image: Street Plans Collaborative for Transportation Alternatives Jay Street is one of the major north-south spines of Downtown Brooklyn.

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