Slow Down: A Study of Speeding on McGuinness Boulevard (PDF)
Transportation Alternatives works with community-based organizations and forms coalitions like the McGuinness Boulevard Working Group to improve pedestrian safety throughout the five boroughs.
Bronx Helpers: Pedestrian Safety First Campaign (PDF)
Transportation Alternatives works with community-based organizations like the Bronx Helpers to improve pedestrian safety throughout the five boroughs.
T.A. has mapped every crash on New York City streets involving a bicyclist or a pedestrian. Use Crashstat to identify dangerous streets in your neighborhood and justify the call for better enforcement or safer design.
Walking in Traffic Violence: The Pervasiveness of Motor Vehicle Crashes with Pedestrians in New York City (PDF)
"Walking in Traffic Violence" is the first in a series of "crash map" reports derived from CrashStat.org, an interactive online map of motorist crashes with pedestrians and bicyclists. "Walking in Traffic Violence" charts motorist crashes with pedestrians, breaking down the data by community district to give a historic, neighborhood-by-neighborhood view of street safety in New York City.
Vision Zero: How Safer Streets in New York City Can Save More Than 100 Lives a Year
Transportation Alternatives and the Drum Major Institute for Public Policy investigates the critical imperative to reduce traffic fatalities on New York City streets.
From Chaos to Compliance (PDF)
Transportation Alternatives studied traffic law compliance on city streets while surveying pedestrian opinions on the safety of traffic in their neighborhoods. Among other conclusions, the study found that instances of drivers failing to comply with traffic laws occur an average of three times every minute, and this constant lawlessness leaves 57 percent of pedestrians feeling endangered as they navigate street crossings.
Executive Order (PDF)
Transportation Alternatives’ Executive Order: A Mayoral Strategy for Traffic Safety outlines the breadth of the problem, and on the basis of our expertise, offers extensive recommendations towards a solution.
Terminal Velocity (PDF)
In 2008, Transportation Alternatives researchers recorded motorist speeds at 13 locations in all five boroughs. These surveys were prompted by community complaints, as well as dangerous corridors identified through NY State Department of Motor Vehicle crash records on Crashstat.org. Using automated speed cameras and radar guns, the same equipment used by law enforcement professionals around the country, T.A. researchers measured the speeds of more than 15,000 motorists.
New York State Department of Motor Vehicles. Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee
Source for data on crashes in New York City
These are educational videos from around the world T.A. believes to be particularly effective and powerful.
WARNING: Some content may be offensive to some viewers. Viewer discretion is advised.
Think London Videos
Think! It’s 30 for a reason.
Think! Kill Your Speed or live with it