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  1. Trottenberg Talks About Expanding Cycling in the de Blasio EraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Streetsblog

    Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg sat down for a Q&A with the New York Cycle Club Monday night to lay out her approach to expanding the city's bike network. With NYU Rudin Center director Mitchell Moss moderating, Trottenberg said DOT will keep adding bike lanes on her watch, including protected lanes, without seeking to change a review process that has often delayed or watered down street redesigns despite ample evidence of public support.

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  2. DOT Studying Shared Space for Three Blocks Next to Willoughby PlazaRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Streetsblog

    DOT is looking to calm traffic on these three blocks by blurring the lines between sidewalk and roadway. Photo: Google Earth Three narrow blocks near Willoughby Plaza in Downtown Brooklyn could become "shared space" streets under a DOT plan to blur the lines between sidewalks and car lanes.

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  3. NYC: Trottenberg Talks About Expanding Cycling in the de Blasio EraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | StreetsBlog.org

    Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg sat down for a Q&A with the New York Cycle Club Monday night to lay out her approach to expanding the city's bike network. With NYU Rudin Center director Mitchell Moss moderating, Trottenberg said DOT will keep adding bike lanes on her watch, including protected lanes, without seeking to change a review process that has often delayed or watered down street redesigns despite ample evidence of public support.

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  4. NYPD: Drivers Injured 1,300 Pedestrians and Cyclists in July, and Killed 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Streetsblog

    Twenty-eight people died in New York City traffic in July, and 4,571 were injured, according to the latest NYPD crash data report [ PDF ]. As of the end of July, 80 pedestrians and cyclists were reported killed by city motorists this year, and 8,380 injured, compared to 90 deaths and 8,958 injuries for the same period in 2013.

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  5. In Jackson Heights, Kids Learn About Bike Safety and Document SpeedingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Streetsblog

    On Saturday, Make Queens Safer kicked off the school year with a safe streets fair at Travers Park in Jackson Heights, next to the 78th Street play street . DOT distributed 723 bike helmets, more than half of them to children, and 70 kids swapped out their old bikes for right-sized models provided by Recycle-A-Bicycle.

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  6. Queens CB 2 Endorses Long Island City Pedestrian UpgradesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 12 | StreetsBlog.org

    DOT has a plan to make it safer to walk near Court Square and Queens Plaza in Long Island City. Hunter and Crescent Streets between Queens Plaza South and 44th Drive form a triangle of sorts, in an area dotted with bus and train connections, including the Court Square subway station, which serves as a stop on the 7, E, G, and M lines.

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  7. NYC: What's Next for Select Bus Service in New York?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | StreetsBlog.org

    Last night, Streetsblog and the New York Transit Museum hosted a discussion on the future of Bus Rapid Transit in New York. Mayor de Blasio has pledged to implement "world-class" BRT , and DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg has promised a stepped-up timetable for expansion of Select Bus Service, New York's brand of enhanced bus.

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  8. NYC: NYPD Does Not Apply Vision Zero Law in Fatal Elmhurst Crosswalk CollisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | StreetsBlog.org

    Melania Ward was struck by an MTA bus driver as she crossed Astoria Boulevard at 80th Street in Elmhurst. The red arrow represents the movement of the driver and the white arrow the movement of the victim, according to information released by NYPD.

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  9. Winners and Losers From Tuesday's PrimaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | Streetsblog

    The big headline after yesterday's election was the bite Zephyr Teachout took from the left flank of Governor Andrew Cuomo's primary win . While the governor dominates the agenda in Albany, there were also important developments for livable streets in down ballot races.

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  10. DOT Scores TIGER Grants for Vision Zero and Rockaways Transpo StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 10 | StreetsBlog.org

    City Hall and Senator Charles Schumer announced yesterday that NYC DOT had secured a $25 million federal grant for street safety and greenway projects in Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island. Notably, the press release announcing the funding hailed street design improvements as a "critical" component of the city's Vision Zero safety agenda.

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  11. NYC: PS 41 Parents and Staff Build Momentum for Protected Bike Lane on 7th AveRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | StreetsBlog.org

    What began as a push to extend a neighborhood slow zone has grown into a complete streets request for Seventh Avenue. Image: PS 41 Parents [ PDF ] Manhattan community boards have already asked DOT to study protected bike lanes and pedestrian islands for Amsterdam , Fifth, and Sixth Avenues.

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  12. SF: NYC's Tom Maguire Expected to Lead at the SFMTA, if Mayor Lee Lets HimRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 9 | StreetsBlog.org

    Ever since we broke the news that New York City's Tom Maguire would be hired as the new director of the SFMTA's Sustainable Streets Division , we've heard only positive reactions. If nothing else, there's a lot of hype building for this promising veteran of the Janette Sadik-Khan 's NYC Department of Transportation.

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  13. You Can't Complain About Albany If You Don't Vote TomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 8 | Streetsblog

    The primary election is Tuesday, with a number of State Senate and Assembly seats up for grabs. Meanwhile, upstart Democrat Zephyr Teachout is, at the very least, seriously getting on Andrew Cuomo's nerves .

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  14. New DOT Report: Protected Bike Lanes Improve Safety for EveryoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Streetsblog

    Injuries are down across the board on protected bike lane segments with at least three years of post-implementation crash data. The total number of injuries for cyclists dropped slightly even as the volume of cyclists on these streets increased, leading to big drops in what DOT calls "cyclist risk."

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  15. One City, By Bike: Getting It Done, or Why the Bikelash Is Behind UsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Streetsblog

    This is the final piece in a five-part series by former NYC DOT policy director Jon Orcutt about the de Blasio administration's opportunities to expand and improve cycling in New York. Read part one , part two , part three , and part four .

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  16. NYC: StreetsPAC Releases Second Round of Albany EndorsementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | StreetsBlog.org

    StreetsPAC released its second round of endorsements for the state legislature today , announcing its support for State Senate and Assembly candidates in Queens, Brooklyn, and Suffolk County. "We really value the chance to meet with candidates, hear their stories and discuss how we can work together to improve the streets of their districts," said StreetsPAC board member Hilda Cohen in a press release.

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  17. NYC: New DOT Report: Protected Bike Lanes Improve Safety for EveryoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | StreetsBlog.org

    Injuries are down across the board on protected bike lane segments with at least three years of post-implementation crash data. Chart: NYC DOT In sync with Bicycling Magazine naming New York America's best biking city , DOT released a report this week full of stats on the safety impact of protected bike lanes.

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  18. Tonight: Important Complete Streets Meetings in Manhattan and QueensRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | StreetsBlog.org

    Tonight's a big night for livable streets events, with community board meetings on proposals for Greenwich Village, the Lower East Side, and Long Island City. Plus, join Streetsblog at ARTCRANK if you're looking for some fun.

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  19. NYC: One City, By Bike: Unlocking Uptown Cycling With the Harlem River BridgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | StreetsBlog.org

    This is part four of a five-part series by former NYC DOT policy director Jon Orcutt about the de Blasio administration's opportunities to expand and improve cycling in New York. Read part one , part two , and part three .

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  20. Will NYPD Apply New Vision Zero Law to Cabbie Who Killed Woman on UES?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 4 | Streetsblog

    NYPD has not filed charges against a cab driver who killed a pedestrian on the Upper East Side last week, despite indications that the crash may warrant a misdemeanor charge under a new city law. The cab driver who killed a woman on the Upper East Side last week may or may not be charged under a new law that makes it a misdemeanor to strike pedestrians and cyclists who have the right of way.

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