Press Release

Transit Riders Asked To Pay More Once Again While New York City Hasn’t Increased Subway And Bus Service Investment Since 1992

March 6, 2012
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

At the New York City Council's Transportation Committee hearing this morning, Transportation Alternatives' Deputy Director, Noah Budnick, delivered the following remarks about the need for the Cit

Plan Will Give Walkers And Bicyclists Breathing Room In Prospect Park

February 29, 2012
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

Last night, the Prospect Park Road Sharing Task Force unveiled its proposed redesign of the park's 3.35 mile loop drive.

Local Commuters Join With Elected Officials To Discuss Transit Improvements

February 17, 2012
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

Last night, Transportation Alternatives and Assembly Member Marcos Crespo co-sponsored the first Bronx Transit Town Hall at the Bronx River Houses.

Victims’ Testimonies Highlight The Need For Better Crash Investigations

February 15, 2012
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

Today, for the first time ever, 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 Cou

Court Finds Driver In Bicyclists’ Death 95 Percent Negligent

February 9, 2012
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

Today, the Supreme Court of the State of New York, Kings County found Abraham Soldaner negligent in the death of bicyclist Rasha Shamoon.

Years of Albany’s Budget Raids Taking A Toll On Public Transit

January 30, 2012
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

Last week, Transportation Alternatives surveyed subway and bus riders on the quality of their commute over the last three years.

Transportation Alternatives Works With Local Groups To Support Play Streets

January 25, 2012
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

A number of public and safety organizations invite neighborhoods across the five boroughs to apply for a Play Street in their community.

Council Member Mark-Viverito And Lower East Side Civic Organization Join T.A. To Call On The NYPD To Target Enforcement In The Most Dangerous Areas

January 19, 2012
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

Today, Transportation Alternatives released "Child Crashes: An Unequal Burden," the second in a series of "crash map" reports derived from, an interactive online map of motorist

January 17, 2012
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

Governor Andrew Cuomo unveiled his 2012-2013 State Budget today, which for the first time in three years, includes no theft of dedicated transit funds.

Vision Has Strong Support Among New Yorkers

January 12, 2012
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

This afternoon Mayor Bloomberg delivered his State of the City Address. In his speech, the Mayor unveiled a vision for New York where the city's streets are safer for everyone.