Press Release

Lack of Enforcement Puts Brooklynites in Harm’s Way

November 23, 2011
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

Last month, members of Transportation Alternatives' Brooklyn Volunteer Committee spent eight hours monitoring traffic on Jay Street, between Willoughby and Johnston streets.

Experts Discuss How Complete Streets Make Us Happy (and Healthy)

November 17, 2011
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

Yesterday, Transportation Alternatives convened "Concrete State of Mind: How Great Streets Can Make Us Healthier and Happier," a panel discussion at New York University's Robert F.

Transportation Alternatives Mourns The Loss Of A Respected Ally

November 16, 2011
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

Pat Dolan, President of the Queens Civic Congress and the Flushing Meadows Corona Park Conservancy, was killed by a driver last night while crossing Hillside Avenue in Queens.

Winners Announced For The “Close The Gap” Competition

October 27, 2011
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

Today, Transportation Alternatives and d3 announced the winners of their "Close The Gap" design competition, which invited architects, landscape architects, urban designers, engineers and students

T.A. And Victim’s Family Call For Police To Enforce Traffic Laws

October 25, 2011
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

Exactly one week ago, Brooklyn resident Mathieu Lefevre was run over and killed by a flatbed truck at the intersection of Meserole Street and Morgan Avenue.

Lhota Will Carry Out Cuomo’s Transit Policies

October 20, 2011
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his selection of Joseph Lhota as the next Chair and CEO of the MTA. Lhota replaces outgoing chair Jay Walder, whose last day is this week.

Bike Share Support Is A Five-Borough Phenomenon

October 20, 2011
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

A Quinnipiac University poll released today found that 72 percent of New York City adults support the City's bike share program, which will roll out next year, and majority support for bike lanes ho

Statement On Patrick Foye’s Appointment To The Port Authority

October 19, 2011
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

This afternoon, Governor Andrew Cuomo appointed Patrick Foye Executive Director of The Port Authority of New York-New Jersey.

Stronger Enforcement Of Traffic Laws Needed To Put Pedestrians First

October 17, 2011
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

Today, Transportation Alternatives released the first of a series of "crash map" reports derived from, T.A.'s new interactive online map of motorist crashes with pedestrians and bi

Fate Of 8 Million Transit Riders In Cuomo’s Hands, Regardless Of Who’s The MTA Chair

October 13, 2011
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

Today, Transportation Alternatives named Governor Andrew Cuomo as the head of the MTA. This announcement comes a week before the tenure of Jay Walder, current MTA Chair, ends.