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.
Transportation Alternatives Calls For Enforcement To Stop The Carnage
A motorcyclist was struck by a van today only a block from the location where a truck jumped the curb just yesterday and mowed down a crowd of pedestrians, killing an 89 year old woman.
January 13, 2011
Legislation to bring automated speed enforcement to the city is drawing fire from the New York branch of AAA.
Submitted by volunteer on January 24, 2011 - 18:22. categories [ ]
John Del Signore
November 26, 2010
Neil Chamberlain, a 28-year-old web designer, was crossing Calyer Street in Greenpoint one night in April when a driver sped off McGuinness Boulevard and fatally ran him down, then drove off.
Submitted by volunteer on December 21, 2010 - 18:30. categories [ ]
Media Outlet:Wall Street Journal
December 6, 2010
Long stymied by a reluctant state Legislature, New York City has won small victories in recent years that allow it to use more cameras to ticket cars that run red lights or stray into bus lanes.
Submitted by volunteer on December 21, 2010 - 17:52. categories [ ]
November 23, 2010
As valuable as 20 mph speed limits would be, for some New Yorkers they'd be dead letter law.
Submitted by volunteer on December 2, 2010 - 17:58. categories [ ]
Media Outlet:Mobilizing the Region
February 23, 2009
Transportation Alternatives' recently-released report Terminal Velocity: New York City's Speeding Epidemic documents drivers' speeds at 13 of the most dangerous locations in the five boroughs.
Submitted by volunteer on November 5, 2009 - 19:14. categories [ ]
Media Outlet:Downtown Express
March 1, 2009
Drivers are speeding on city streets as fast as 66 miles per hour in school zones and in areas with heavy pedestrian traffic, contributing to roughly 2,300 car crashes per year, a recently released Tr
Submitted by volunteer on November 5, 2009 - 18:43. categories [ ]
New Website: Candidates for Council, Citywide Office Weigh in on Transportation
Expiration Date: March 12, 2009
Contact State Senator Martin Dilan, the new Transportation Committee Chair, and urge him to give NYC the ability to install speed cameras on our most dangerous streets.