Including the Construction of a Stadium in West Midtown Manhattan
June 5, 2003
Testimony of Noah Budnick, Project Director of Transportation Alternatives
December 15, 2003
January 27, 2004
March 11, 2004

Advocacy Group Estimates 400,000 Will Take to Bikes

December 12, 1999

Based on an analysis of photographs of the 1980 transit strike, the bicycle and pedestrian advocacy group, Transportation Alternatives estimates that daily cycling levels in NYC will quadruple to 400,000 bicyclists.

East River Bridge and Avenue Bike / Ped Lanes to Handle Throngs
Reportedly, the Police Department will set aside two additional lanes on each of the East River bridges, and one additional lane on major avenues south of 60th Street for cyclists and pedestrians.

M96 Is City’s Pokiest Bus; Penguins Swim and Chickens Run Faster; Groups Release Report on Ways to Speed Up Bus Service

June 10, 2002

The NYPIRG Straphangers Campaign and Transportation Alternatives today awarded the first-ever “Pokeys” to the 25 slowest bus routes in New York City. The groups also issued a comprehensive 90-page report advocating “Bus Rapid Transit” strategies that have boosted bus speeds in the United States and around the world (see summary of report).

Urge Adoption of New Discounts and Say Will Not Cost MTA

November 10, 2002

Riders Want 5-Day "Flexible" Unlimited-Ride Passes,
Replacements for Missing MetroCards and 14-Day Passes, Survey Finds

Also Calls for Lowering Fare to $1.40 By Ending 10% MetroCard Bonus

Read the executive summary.

Read the full report.

No Subway? No Bus? No Problem!

December 10, 2002

Commuter resources:

December 12, 2002


Cyclist vs. Straphanger vs. Taxi rider Vie for Fastest Commute from Brooklyn to Columbus Circle

May 5, 2003

Bike Week NYC Commuter Race
Cyclist vs. Straphanger vs. Taxi rider Vie for Fastest Commute from Brooklyn to Columbus Circle

Monday, May 5th, 8 am at Junior's Restaurant
(Flatbush & DeKalb, in Brooklyn)
8:30 am at the Columbus Circle entrance to Central Park