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  1. NYC Drivers Injured 1,191 Pedestrians and Cyclists, and Killed 13, in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Streetsblog

    Eighteen people died in New York City traffic in February, and 3,770 were injured, according to Mayor de Blasio's Vision Zero View crash data map . As of the end of February, the city reported 26 pedestrians and cyclists killed by city motorists this year, and 2,277 injured, compared to 21 deaths and 1,896 injuries for the same period in 2015.

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  2. DOT Proposes East-West Bike Route on 31st Ave in QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Streetsblog

    In line with a proposal made last year by the Queens Bike Initiative, DOT's 31st Avenue plan would create a bike route between the East River waterfront and the Flushing Bay Promenade [ PDF ]. Image: DOT Last summer, a group of Queens residents began organizing as the Queens Bike Initiative .

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  3. Queens Driver Backing Up to Park Kills Lin Qinyun, NYPD Blames VictimRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2016 | Streetsblog

    NYPD issued no tickets and filed no charges against the driver who backed over and killed Lin Qinyun in Corona. Image: Google Maps A driver backing up to get a parking space killed a woman in Queens and NYPD blamed the deceased victim.

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  4. Will Citi Bike Riders Get a More Convenient Network for Their Higher Fares?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    Last week, the price of a Citi Bike annual membership rose from $149 to $155. It's still a good deal for people who make more than a few bike-share trips per month, but taken in tandem with last year's jump from $95, it's also nothing to sneeze at.

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  5. DOT Unveils Plan for a Two-Way Protected Bike Lane on Chrystie StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    The Chrystie Street redesign would place concrete barriers between the bike lane and motor vehicle traffic flying off the Manhattan Bridge. Image: DOT DOT unveiled its plan for a two-way protected bike lane on Chrystie Street last night [ PDF ], a project that promises to drastically improve safety and reduce stress for people biking to and from the Manhattan Bridge.

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  6. DOT Will Fill in Most of the Second Avenue Bike Lane Gap in MidtownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    DOT will present plans this spring to fill most, but not all, of the remaining gaps in the north-south protected bike lanes on the East Side of Manhattan. Significantly, DOT intends to create a physically protected bike lane on Second Avenue between 59th Street and 43rd Street.

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  7. No Charges for Driver Who Killed Dorothy Heimann, 90, in WhitestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    NYPD and Queens District Attorney Richard Brown filed no charges against a driver who hit a 90-year-old woman last month, causing fatal injuries. The victim was struck in the 109th Precinct, which made news last year for initiating a crackdown on walking in response to a series of pedestrian deaths at the hands of motorists.

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  8. A Review of Streetfight by Janette Sadik-Khan and Seth SolomonowRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    Janette Sadik-Khan's new book Streetfight comes out next Tuesday March 8. Sadik-Khan will be in L.A. speaking and signing books on March 16 at the Hammer Museum and March 17 at Gensler in downtown Los Angeles . Congratulations to Erik Griswold who won Streetfight during SBLA's pledge drive last week , and to Luke Klipp who won Gabe Klein's Start-Up City .

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  9. DOT to Unveil Plans for Chrystie Street Bike Lane Upgrade Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    Advocates' concept for a two-way protected bike lane on Chrystie Street, from 2015 . DOT will bring the agency's plans to Manhattan CB 3 next Tuesday.

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  10. De Blasio's DOT Budget Again Fails to Meet de Blasio's Vision Zero TimetableRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Streetsblog

    Mayor de Blasio's proposed DOT budget again falls well short of what's needed to implement life-saving street redesigns within the time frame prescribed by Vision Zero. The mayor's preliminary FY 2017 budget allocates $115 million for Vision Zero capital projects, Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg told City Council members at a hearing yesterday.

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  11. The Boulevard of Life, Phase 2: DOT's Plan for Queens Blvd in ElmhurstRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    Hundreds of people were injured in crashes on this 1.2-mile stretch of Queens Boulevard from 2010 to 2014. Image: DOT Last night DOT presented a plan to redesign Queens Boulevard in Elmhurst with protected bike lanes and pedestrian safety improvements to Community Board 4 [ PDF ].

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  12. Envisioning a "Complete Concourse" South of 162nd StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Streetsblog

    What the southern portion of the Grand Concourse could look like with curbside bus lanes and median bikeway. Rendering: Street Plans Collaborative/Carly Clark via Transportation Alternatives Will DOT go big with its redesign of the Grand Concourse? Last week the agency said it will "replace and upgrade existing bike lanes" on the Concourse , which gives an indication of what's in store north of 162nd Street, but not to the south, where the street has no bike lanes.

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  13. 11th Street Should Be a Great Bike Connection for Western QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    The proposals for the foot of the Pulaski Bridge don't include an intuitive connection to 11th Street. Image: DDC/DOT/Parsons With the Pulaski Bridge bikeway set to open this spring and Long Island City streets in line for a total rebuild , DOT has a rare opportunity to improve the western Queens bike network.

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  14. Broadway Ticket Sales Are Through the Roof. Damned PlazasRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    According to the Broadway League, the 2014-2015 season saw the highest attendance in at least 30 years . In 2009-2010, gross ticket sales topped the billion-dollar mark for the first time in history, and have only gone up since.

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  15. New York CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2016 | Streetsblog

    'Under existing rules, meters are only suspended for six major legal holidays. The number of off days would grow to about 40 if the bill passes.

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  16. DOT's Meeker Ave Safety Project Gets - You Guessed It - MeekerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    DOT's updated proposal for Meeker Avenue opts for curb extensions instead of a car-free space at the triangle formed by Metropolitan Avenue, Havemeyer Avenue, and N. 5th Street. Image: DOT DOT has watered down its safety plan for the area around Meeker, Union, and Metropolitan avenues.

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  17. Epileptic Cab Driver on Trial for Murder for Bronx Sidewalk KillingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2016 | Streetsblog

    Tierre Clark and Kadeem Brown were on a Grand Concourse sidewalk when they were run over and killed by Emilio Garcia. The driver of a green cab who killed a child and a man on a Bronx sidewalk last year was charged with murder.

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  18. This Week Only! SBLA Winter Fund Drive, Win Sadik-Khan, Gabe Klein BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    If you're reading this, you are a Streetsblog Los Angeles reader. Our articles are brought to you by people like you - readers.

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  19. Take a Look at What's on the Table for Long Island City StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Streetsblog

    "Option 2" for the Pulaski Bridge gateway, right, would expand pedestrian space and create a two-way bike connection to Vernon Boulevard on 49th Avenue. Image: DDC/DOT/Parsons Every street in Long Island City is in line for a top-to-bottom reconstruction , and as part of the project DOT and the Department of Design and Construction are proposing several improvements for walking and biking.

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  20. If NYC Builds the Streetcar, It Will Run Right Through Flood ZonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | StreetsBlog.org

    As others have noted, the proposed Brooklyn-Queens streetcar route would run right through city- and FEMA-designated high-risk flood zones . This raises questions about how the streetcar infrastructure and vehicles would be protected from storm surges, as well as the general wisdom of siting a project that's supposed to spur development in a flood-prone area.

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