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  1. If You Walk in Brooklyn, Chances Are You'll Cross a Street That Needs FixingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Streetsblog

    DOT released its Vision Zero pedestrian safety plan for Brooklyn today. As with analyses issued earlier this week of Queens , Manhattan , and the Bronx , the Brooklyn report [ PDF ] singles out streets, intersections, and swaths of neighborhoods where motorists make it especially dangerous to walk.

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  2. Eastern Queens Electeds Want Bus Lanes. Will DOT Deliver?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    Council Member Rory Lancman and Assembly Member Michael Simanowitz have taken up the cause of opposing bus lanes for Select Bus Service in their eastern Queens districts. While the pair has gotten a lot of attention, they are outnumbered by almost a dozen city, state, and federal elected officials along the route urging the city to be bolder with its bus service upgrades.

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  3. Trottenberg: To Reach Vision Zero Goals, DOT Will Need More ResourcesRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    After unveiling its pedestrian safety action plan for Queens yesterday, DOT released plans for Manhattan and the Bronx today. The reports each follow the same pattern, identifying problem areas in depth but describing solutions in general terms.

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  4. NYC: DOT Queens Safety Plan Zeroes in on Problems, Light on Specific FixesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    DOT's Vision Zero plan for Queens is first and foremost an analysis of which intersections, streets, and neighborhoods need safer street designs and better traffic enforcement. Map: NYC DOT DOT is releasing a Vision Zero pedestrian safety plan for each borough.

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  5. The Complete Guide to the Final Move NY PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    After years of fine-tuning, the Move NY coalition has released the final details of its plan to reduce congestion and fund transit by reforming New York City's dysfunctional toll system [ PDF ]. We'll have a full report from the launch event later today.

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  6. Diversity Plaza Wishes You a Happy Valentine's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    In preparation for Valentine's Day, the Neighborhood Plaza Partnership set up a camera in Jackson Heights' Diversity Plaza to learn how to say "I love you" in some of the 138 languages spoken in Queens. Diversity Plaza lives up to its name.

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  7. New Columbus Avenue Design: Protected Bike Lane By David H. Koch TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Streetsblog

    To provide a better connection to the Ninth Avenue protected bike lane, NYC DOT is now proposing a protected bike lane on Columbus Avenue by Lincoln Center's David H. Koch Theater. Image: NYC DOT The Columbus Avenue bike lane will provide a more continuous protected route past Lincoln Center under a revised DOT proposal that got a thumbs up from Manhattan Community Board 7's transportation committee Tuesday night [ PDF ].

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  8. NYC: RPA: Growing Outer Boroughs Need New Generation of Transit InvestmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    Subways, focused on service to and from the Manhattan core, have seen a 23 percent ridership boost since 2003. Over the same period, bus ridership, the backbone of outer-borough transit, has fallen 7 percent - even though population and jobs in the outer boroughs are growing at a faster rate than in Manhattan.

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  9. Linden Boulevard Claims Another Life - Safety Workshop TomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    On Monday night in East New York, a truck driver turning left from Ashford Street struck and killed Regina Stevenson, 41, as she crossed Linden Boulevard, one of the most dangerous streets in Brooklyn. According to NYPD's public information office, the driver was turning onto westbound Linden Boulevard when he hit Stevenson, who was crossing north to south.

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  10. Harlem CB Chair Complains Bus Lanes Have Slowed Her Cab Rides to SubwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Streetsblog

    Manhattan Community Board 10 Chair Henrietta Lyle thinks bus lanes have made it harder to get around Harlem. In a conversation with Streetsblog, Lyle disputed our coverage of Select Bus Service on 125th Street and waved off data from the Census and NYC DOT.

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  11. UWS Residents to Brewer: No More Street Safety Obstructionists on CB 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, right, with Mary Beth Kelly, Tom DeVito, and Dana Lerner before her State of the Borough address yesterday. Photo: Stephen Miller Will Gale Brewer reappoint noted street safety obstructionist Dan Zweig to Community Board 7? Families of traffic violence victims came to her State of the Borough address yesterday seeking an answer.

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  12. NYC: This Week: Upgrading the Chrystie Street Bike LaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    There's no shortage of livable streets events this week. Preparations for Citi Bike expansion continue with presentations and planning workshops in Manhattan and Brooklyn, and street revamps are on the agenda for the Upper West Side, DUMBO, and Brownsville.

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  13. NYC: Hudson Square Plaza Revamp Leaves Shared Space Street for Another DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    The plaza on the left is getting refurbished, but a shared space plan for the street was tabled because, among other reasons, it's used as a display space for a motorcycle dealership. Photo: Google Maps A plan to convert a two-block street on the border of Soho and Hudson Square into shared space is going to sit on the shelf - for now.

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  14. Cuomo's Transit Budget Is a Confusing Jumble of Raids and TransfersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    It's state budget season! Governor Andrew Cuomo's executive budget is chock-a-block with raids of dedicated transit funds, questionable transfers, and toll cuts doled out as election-year favors. It's a mess that doesn't answer how the state will close the $15.2 billion gap in the MTA capital program.

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  15. Bus Rapid Transit, Not Ferry Subsidies, Would Help Struggling New YorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    In today's State of the City address , Mayor de Blasio returned to his signature campaign issues of affordability and equity. Focusing mainly on housing, the mayor outlined a plan for growth centered around transit-accessible neighborhoods, and he recommitted to building several new Bus Rapid Transit routes.

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  16. This Week: DOT Presents Linden Boulevard Safety ProposalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2015 | Streetsblog

    This week in livable streets events, community boards will critique proposed DOT street safety measures in Manhattan and Brooklyn, including the agency's plans for deadly Linden Boulevard.

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  17. The Search Is on for Healthy Food Vendors to Serve This South Bronx PlazaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    In the Meatpacking District, people can grab a seat and buy healthy prepared food from a vendor in a bustling plaza. But New Yorkers who live in less affluent neighborhoods tend not to have the same options - at least not yet.

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  18. Citi Bike Expansion Plan Gets Going on the Upper West SideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    Participants filled about a dozen tables for two separate hour-long sessions of bike-share station siting exercises last night. Photo: Lariss Zimberoff A public workshop last night set in motion the planning process for bike-share on the Upper West Side, part of Citi Bike's phase two expansion that will double the number of stations and reach up to 125th Street by 2017.

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  19. In Brooklyn, Another Alleged Unlicensed Driver Faces Wrist Tap for KillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2015 | Streetsblog

    An allegedly unlicensed driver who killed a pedestrian in a Brooklyn crosswalk last month was not charged with criminal negligence by NYPD or District Attorney Ken Thompson. Meanwhile, legislation to increase the penalty for causing a death while driving without a valid license continues to languish in Albany.

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  20. Attention EDC: Big Development Projects Don't Need Parking After AllRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | StreetsBlog.org

    Just one of Essex Crossing's nine sites could have handled a parking garage pushed by EDC. Instead, the developer and members of the project's advisory group decided against adding more traffic to Delancey Street.

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