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  1. De Blasio Says He's Fully Funding Vision Zero Priority Projects. He Isn't.Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Streetsblog

    Despite what Mayor de Blasio says, NYC is not funding street redesigns at the rate prescribed by Vision Zero. Image: Transportation Alternatives On his weekly Brian Lehrer show appearance this morning, Mayor de Blasio said the city is fully funding Vision Zero street redesigns.

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  2. Advocates Call on Mayor to Fund Safe Streets After the Loss of Two ChildrenRead the original story

    Nov 4, 2016 | Streetsblog

    In the wake of two fatal crashes that claimed the lives of children in Queens last week, members of Transportation Alternatives and Families for Safe Streets gathered on the steps of City Hall yesterday evening to call on Mayor de Blasio to increase funding for life-saving street redesigns. Traffic deaths in NYC are rising this year after declining the first two years of de Blasio's term.

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  3. TA Calls for Grand Street to Serve People, Not Cars, During L ShutdownRead the original story

    Nov 2, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    Volunteers from Transportation Alternatives rallied on the Brooklyn side of the Williamsburg Bridge last night to call on the city to prioritize Grand Street for buses, bicycling, and walking when the MTA shuts down the western portion of the L train for 18 months to make Sandy-related repairs. Every day, New Yorkers make hundreds of thousands of trips on the portions of the L that will be affected.

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  4. Today's HeadlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Streetsblog

    Fix the BQE ? Better to remove this blight and sell the land for housing, retail, and commercial. Restore the street grid to its state before Robert Moses destruction of Queens occured.

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  5. Tonight: Testify Before CB 7 Votes on Riverside Park Greenway DetourRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 1, 2016 | Streetsblog

    This elevation map gives a sense of the inclines cyclists would contend with on the detour by the 79th Street Rotunda, instead of the flat waterfront path. Image: NYC Parks Department A late addition to the calendar: Manhattan Community Board 7 will vote on the Parks Department's proposal to route cyclists away from the waterfront greenway between 72nd Street and 83rd Street.

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  6. Manhattan DA Cy Vance Fields Another Challenge to the Right of Way LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    A livery cab driver who killed a senior in a Manhattan crosswalk last winter is challenging the constitutionality of the Right of Way Law. District Attorney Cy Vance filed a response defending the statute.

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  7. This Week: Rally for a Grand Street PeopleWayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    Brooklyn's Grand Street is a major connection between Williamsburg and the Williamsburg Bridge, and will be key to moving people across the East River when L train service is disrupted for Sandy-related repairs. Grand Street is also where Matthew von Ohlen was killed by a hit-and-run driver while cycling last summer.

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  8. Drunk Unlicensed Van Driver Kills Infant in Stroller on Astoria BoulevardRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    U/D Queens: Astoria Blvd & 93 St, Baby struck by a van, baby was pronounced DOA at the hospital, NYPD has the driver into custody. pic.twitter.com/gcKWhZiDVi A van driver backing out of a driveway on Astoria Boulevard struck and killed an eight-month-old boy in a stroller at around 10 a.m. this morning.

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  9. Deadly Woodhaven Boulevard and NYC's Broken Community Board ProcessRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    Cross Bay Boulevard and 149th Avenue, where Jazmine Marin was struck and killed yesterday. Queens Community Board 9 does not want to change this street.

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  10. Cycling Is Up Across the Board in NYC, But Not Without DisparitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    The number of New Yorkers who regularly ride a bike has risen markedly in recent years, and the trend is especially pronounced among high school students, according to a report published today by the Department of Health [ PDF ]. While the general upward trend cuts across gender, race, and income levels, the data also show that the growth in cycling is more pronounced among more affluent households than poorer households, and that fewer black New Yorkers bike regularly compared to white or Latino New Yorkers.

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  11. No More Stalling: DOT Redesigns Gerritsen Ave After Teen Cyclist's DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    By next month, Gerritsen Avenue will get a two-way protected bike lane, concrete pedestrian islands, and bus boarding islands. Image: DOT [ PDF ] DOT will install a two-way protected bike lane and other traffic-calming measures on Gerritsen Avenue, the street next to Marine Park in southern Brooklyn where a drunk driver killed a teenage cyclist this summer [ PDF ].

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  12. This Week: Bike-Share Planning in AstoriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    On Wednesday DOT and Citi Bike will hold the first of two planning workshops for bike-share in Astoria.

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  13. DOT Compromises 111th Street Redesign to Win Francisco Moya's SupportRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    DOT's updated 111th Street plan maintains two lanes of southbound car traffic and omits crosswalks included in the original plan . Images: DOT DOT has released a watered-down version of its redesign for 111th Street in Corona.

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  14. Bike Racks on Buses Are Nice, But the Verrazano Really Needs a Bike PathRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    A preliminary MTA report pegged the cost of building bicycle and pedestrian paths on the Verrazano Bridge at $300 to $400 million. Advocates say it doesn't have to cost that much.

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  15. Off-Duty NYPD Cop Who Killed SI Pedestrian Found Guilty of HomicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    Off-duty NYPD cop Joseph McClean hit William Hemphill with an SUV in Staten Island in 2013. He was convicted of homicide and leaving the scene.

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  16. DOT Floats Greenwich Avenue Protected Bike Lane to Manhattan CB 2Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    DOT may create a safer cycling connection between Sixth Avenue and Eighth Avenue with a two-way parking protected bike lane on most of Greenwich Avenue - if Manhattan Community Board 2 votes for it. Greenwich is a short street but an important east-west connection in an area where the Manhattan grid breaks down.

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  17. CB 1 Endorses Metropolitan Bridge Bike Lane After Two Years of DelaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    CB 1 members cited this "extremely dangerous" left turn as justification for tabling DOT's proposal for bike lanes on the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge last month. Image: DOT Brooklyn Community Board 1 unanimously endorsed DOT's bike lane plan for the Metropolitan Avenue Bridge.

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  18. Drivers Have Killed Seven People in Bike-Obsessed 19th Precinct in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    Blanca Pagan, the senior who was struck last Friday by a driver who failed to yield, was at least the seventh pedestrian killed by a motorist this year in the 19th Precinct , on the Upper East Side. Deputy Inspector Clint McPherson, the precinct's commanding officer, has prioritized ticketing people on bikes, with encouragement from local City Council members Ben Kallos and Dan Garodnick.

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  19. A Look Back at Ken Thompson's 2015 Interview With TransAltRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson died from cancer on Sunday just a few days after publicly announcing his illness. Thompson, who took office in 2014, was considered a leader among NYC district attorneys in taking reckless driving seriously.

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  20. Truck Driver Severely Injures Cyclist in Downtown BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    A semi truck driver ran over a cyclist at the corner of Jay and Tillary streets in Downtown Brooklyn this morning. The crash happened at around 7:15.

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