Reducing Cyclist and Pedestrian Deaths
Kings County Motorists Are Also Kings Of Speeding
A new study conducted by Transportation Alternatives reveals Brooklyn has the highest rate of traffic deaths in New York City and outpaces the citywide traffic injury rate by 21 percent.
The State Government Must Allow The City To Use This Enforcement Tool
The New York City Council today overwhelmingly passed a Home Rule resolution that implores the State government to allow the City to deploy speed cameras to catch speeding drivers, prevent crashes and
Last Friday in the Bronx, during a six hour span, drivers struck six pedestrians--five of which were were children. These crashes killed one child and put three other victims in critical condition.
Tearful Testimonies Apparently Fell On Deaf Ears
One year ago today, the New York City Police Department was forced to answer for their consistent failure to hold dangerous drivers accountable at a joint oversight hearing of the City Council's Pub
Speed Cameras Needed To Keep New Yorkers Safe From Dangerous Drivers
Today, Transportation Alternatives and Council Member Julissa Ferreras (D-Queens) released "Elmhurst Speedway: A Study of Lawbreaking in Elmhurst." The report found that 80 percent of all drivers
Upper West Side Residents Want Safer Streets; Time For City To Act Is Now
Last night, Community Board 7 voted against installing a bike lane on Columbus Avenue between 77th Street and Columbus Circle by a vote of five in favor, four against and one abstained.
Transportation Alternatives Calls For Safety Improvements On Queens Boulevard
Early this morning, a bicyclist was killed by a hit-and-run driver on Queens Boulevard, near the intersection of Hoover Street.
NYPD Virtually Ignores Most Lethal Infractions While Car Crash Fatalities Rise
On Wednesday, the Bloomberg Administration released the Mayor's Management Report, which is the "report card" for City agencies.
Packed Meeting Highlights Community Demand For Safer Streets
Last night, Transportation Alternatives hosted over 40 people for a meeting kicking off a campaign to bring bike and pedestrian improvements to Manhattan's Fifth and Sixth avenues.
Driver Who Struck And Killed Clara Heyworth Goes Free
Today, Brooklyn District Court Judge Desmond Green declined to sentence Anthony Webb to 15 days in jail for hitting and killing Clara Heyworth while driving in July of 2011.