Reducing Cyclist and Pedestrian Deaths
Barely Utilized Law Shows NYPD Needs To Crack Down On Dangerous Driving
Tomorrow marks the first anniversary of the enactment of Hayley and Diego's Law.
“CrashStat” Empowers New Yorkers To Advocate For Traffic Enforcement
Today, Transportation Alternatives launched CrashStat.org, an interactive map of motorist crashes with pedestrians and bicyclists in New York City.
Governor Makes A Turn For Safer Streets
Two days after the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles stopped requiring drivers to take a vision test when renewing their licenses, Governor Cuomo has hit the brakes on the new policy.
Letter To City Hall Lauds Bike Lanes And Other Street Safety Improvements
The New York Chapter of the American Association of Family Physicians joined Transportation Alternatives to release a letter today, signed by 140 medical professionals, in support of New York City's
Judge Bunyan’s Decision Is “A Victory For New Yorkers’ Safety”
The lawsuit against the City over the street safety improvements on Prospect Park West ended yesterday when Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Bert Bunyan dismissed the plaintiffs' case.
Speeding Tickets Needed To Keep Streets Safe For All
The New York Post is reporting that officers of the New York City Police Department have reduced ticket-writing to protest a new NYPD policy intended to address the ticket-fixing scandal.
Three Bicyclists Killed By Motor Vehicles In A Month
Three New Yorkers have been killed on bicycles in just over a month. On Monday, August 1st, a bicyclist was crushed under a truck in Williamsburg.
Savvy New Yorkers See Through Smear Campaign, Quinnipiac Poll Shows
Bike lanes received yet another vote of confidence from a majority of New Yorkers today with the release of a Quinnipiac Poll showing growing support for the street safety improvements.
Removing Street Safety Improvements Would Put Local Residents In Harm’s Way
The increasingly desperate effort to deny Park Slope residents the neighborhood benefits of the street safety improvements on Prospect Park West continued today in Kings County Supreme Court.
Tragic Collision Disturbingly Similar To The Incident That Inspired “Elle’s Law”
Yolanda Casal, a 78 year old grandmother, was struck and killed by an SUV last night while crossing Amsterdam Avenue near West 98th Street.