Bronx Helpers: Pedestrian Safety First Campaign

This report documents the New Settlement Apartment’s Bronx Helpers’ efforts to improve public safety by lowering vehicle speeds in their community and make walking, biking and driving safer for everyone. With the motto, “Working for the Community to Better Our Lives,” Bronx Helpers is a community service and youth leadership program. The Bronx Helpers’ local knowledge and Transportation Alternatives’ technical expertise were combined to tailor solutions for the community. The report includes recommendations for the neighborhood, consisting of a neighborhood safe zone, curb extensions, daylighting and high visibility crosswalks.

Transportation Alternatives works with community-based organizations like the Bronx Helpers to improve pedestrian safety throughout the five boroughs.

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