Transportation Alternatives' work to improve bicycling, walking and public transit increasingly includes the development of and advocacy for New York City and State legislation. Here you will find our current New York City and New York State legislative agendas, as well as a few key victories from the past few years.
As always, contacting your elected officials and asking for their support is critical to T.A.'s efforts. Don't know your legislator? Find out here.
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Twice in the last two years, the Paterson and Cuomo Administrations have raided funds dedicated solely to transit, taking a total of $260 million for other purposes.
Submitted by lindsey on July 5, 2011 - 15:22. categories [ ]
Submitted by peter on March 18, 2010 - 12:51. categories [ ]
As many as 25% of parking permits seen on dashboards across the city seem authentic, but are actually completely bogus.
Submitted by juan on April 27, 2011 - 14:01. categories [ ]
Will create a trial summer closure of the Central Park and Prospect Park loop drives with the objective of creating safer, healthier and greener public spaces for New Yorkers to utilize.
Submitted by lindsey on May 13, 2009 - 16:38. categories [ ]
Will create an office of road safety to improve pedestrian safety in New York City.
Submitted by peter on March 18, 2010 - 12:17. categories [ ]
Will require all trucks, tractors and tractor-trailers or semi-trailer combinations registered in New York State having a maximum weight of twenty six thousand pounds or more and a conventional cab co
Submitted by lindsey on May 13, 2009 - 16:58. categories [ ]
Will require the NYPD to make certain traffic-related statistics available on its website.
Submitted by peter on March 18, 2010 - 11:25. categories [ ]
This bill will ensure that New York State roadways are built for all users: bicyclists, public transportation vehicles and passengers, motorists, and pedestrians of all ages and abilities.
Submitted by lindsey on July 5, 2011 - 15:41. categories [ ]
This legislation will speed service for millions of New York City bus riders by authorizing the New York City Department of Transportation and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority to operate bus
Submitted by lindsey on December 21, 2011 - 12:01. categories [ ]