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  1. NYC Failing to Protect Seniors From Dangerous Streets and DriversRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    Drivers killed three people walking in NYC on Tuesday. Two of the victims were seniors.

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  2. Uber Driver Injures Cyclist at Hudson River Greenway CrossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    Adam White, an attorney who represents traffic crash victims, came upon the scene at around 6 p.m. last Thursday. The cab driver was turning right from West Street onto Liberty Street when he hit the cyclist with a Toyota SUV.

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  3. DOT Proposes Painted Bike Lanes, Not Protection, for Amsterdam Above 110thRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    DOT plans to put Amsterdam Avenue north of 110th Street on a road diet. But instead of extending the protected bike lane on Upper West Side north into Morningside Heights, the project calls for painted bike lanes.

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  4. Trottenberg: Safer 111th Street "Tremendously Important" But Let's See How CB 4 VotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    Days after a member of Queens Community Board 4 said a protected bike lane on 111th Street won't be necessary because undocumented immigrants will be deported , Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg called the project "tremendously important" but stopped short of saying the city will definitely proceed with it. Longtime CB 4 member Ann Pfoser Darby said at a meeting on Tuesday that immigrants living in Corona will be sent "back home," making bike lanes superfluous, and later doubled-down on her statement .

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  5. 15 Blocks of Fifth Avenue Will Get a Protected Bike Lane This SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    Soon cyclists won't have to weave between double-parked cars and speeding traffic on the heavily-traveled stretch of Fifth Avenue south of 23rd Street. Last night DOT presented a plan to flip the biking and parking lanes between 23rd Street and 8th Street to Manhattan Community Board 2 [ PDF ].

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  6. Queens CB 4 Member: No One Will Need Bike Lanes "Once Trump Removes the Illegals"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    Ann Pfoser Darby, a long-time member of Queens Community Board 4, argued last night that 111th Street by Flushing Meadows Corona Park doesn't need a protected bike lane because Donald Trump will deport "all the illegals." City Council Member Julissa Ferreras-Copeland is now calling for Borough President Melinda Katz to remove Darby from the board.

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  7. Measuring Uber Traffic Would Be Impossible Under Cuomo's Ride-Hailing BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    Yesterday, we got a reminder of why transportation planners and transit advocates view access to Uber trip data as an essential tool, when analyst Bruce Schaller published a groundbreaking report on the effect of ride-hailing services on New York City streets and traffic. The growth of app-based ride-hailing services is, in fact, leading to more congestion , Schaller concluded.

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  8. Two-Way Protected Bike Lane Slated for 210th Street in Eastern QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    A wide street by Cunningham Park and M.S. 74 in Windsor Park is slated for pedestrian safety improvements and a two-way protected bike lane alongside the park [ PDF ]. The Queens Community Board 11 transportation committee voted unanimously for the DOT plan last night.

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  9. It's Settled: Uber Is Making NYC Gridlock WorseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    The controversy over Uber's impact on Manhattan traffic has been settled. Uber, Lyft, and other app-based ride services are unequivocally worsening gridlock in the Manhattan core as well as northern Manhattan and the western parts of Queens and Brooklyn, according to a report released today by transportation analyst Bruce Schaller .

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  10. Mapping Life Without the L TrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    This fall, DOT and the MTA will unveil their plan to keep New Yorkers moving when the L train west of Bedford Avenue shuts down for repairs. Advocates are calling for on-street transitways , new bus service patterns, and safer bicycling conditions to make up for the loss of subway service across the East River and 14th Street.

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  11. Taking Stock of Vision Zero Three Years InRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    Earlier today, the mayor's office released its " Vision Zero Year Three Report ," an 82-page self-assessment of City Hall's efforts to eliminate traffic deaths by 2024. The de Blasio administration has reduced fatalities every year - the first time in more than a decade the city has had a streak of three years with declining traffic deaths.

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  12. A Closer Look at the Decline in NYC Bus RidershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    Bus ridership in New York City fell 16 percent between 2002 and 2015 - a troubling trend that only gained steam last year . A look at the changes in each borough by transportation analyst Eric Goldwyn shows that since 2007, the bus ridership decline has been concentrated in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

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  13. DOT and MTA Expect to Reveal L Train Replacement Plan This FallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    DOT and the MTA have a timetable to release their plan to keep L train riders moving when the western portion of the line is shut down for Sandy-related repairs. The 18-month closure between Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg and Eighth Avenue in Manhattan, which is set to take effect at the beginning of 2019, will disrupt hundreds of thousands of L train trips each day .

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  14. 4 Ways NYC Can Reduce Congestion Without Congestion PricingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    Speaking at an event in Brooklyn yesterday, Mayor de Blasio said his forthcoming congestion plan, which he teased last month on WNYC and again in his "State of the City" speech on Monday, won't include tolling East River bridges, AM New York reports . De Blasio said he understands "the intellectual rationale" for congestion pricing, which stalled in the Assembly in 2008, but that he's "always had concerns."

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  15. Where Harlem's City Council Contenders Stand on Streets and Transit IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    After representing central Harlem in the City Council for ten years, Inez Dickens has moved on to Albany and a seat in the State Assembly. Next Tuesday, February 14, voters in the ninth council district will choose a new representative, in what's expected to be a very low turnout election.

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  16. The Top 10 Streets Where NYC Needs to Speed Up BusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    New York City bus service is the slowest in the nation and riders are abandoning the bus in droves, even as the city's population steadily increases. To win people back over to the bus, the advocates at the Bus Turnaround Coalition have pinpointed 10 high-priority bus corridors where DOT should make service faster and more reliable.

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  17. DOT Kicks Off Citywide Transit PlanRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    NYC DOT will be releasing a citywide transit plan in the fall, and between now and then, the agency is hosting a series of workshops to hear how New Yorkers want to improve transit service. New York City currently has the slowest bus service in the U.S., and ridership has declined 16 percent since 2002 .

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  18. Cuomo's Uber Bill Could Flood NYC With Illegal Ride-Hail TrafficRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    Lax rules laid out in Governor Andrew Cuomo's bill enabling companies like Uber and Lyft to operate outside the five boroughs could end up flooding New York City with illegal ride-hail trips, according to an industry expert who served as the top taxi regulator under Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The legislation lacks key mechanisms that the Taxi and Limousine Commission uses to regulate the livery industry in New York City.

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  19. Losing a Subway? Better Add Some Streets Just for Buses and BikingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    The L train shutdown is two years way and North Brooklynites are beginning to grapple with how to avoid the nightmare scenario of isolation from the transit system, shuttered businesses, and total gridlock from the Williamsburg Bridge to Queens. To avoid that doomsday, the Regional Plan Association has proposed a network of busways and bike-priority streets connecting northern Brooklyn to the Manhattan transit system.

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  20. Take a Ride on New York City's Bike Lanes - in 2002Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | StreetsBlog.org

    New York still has a lot of work to do to create an all-ages, low-stress citywide bike network, but let's pause for a moment to appreciate how far the city has come. Before he made Streetfilms, Clarence Eckerson Jr. made BikeTV, a cable access show.

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