Press Release

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.

Governor Needs To Make Public Transit A Priority In 2012

January 4, 2012
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

This afternoon, Governor Andrew Cuomo delivered his State of the State Address.

Transit Tax Hike Tops Tough Year For Transit Riders

December 23, 2011
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

The millions of New Yorkers who depend on public transit every day are getting a tax hike from Washington this holiday season as Congress reduced the amount of income eligible for tax exception in com

MTA Should Work With Albany To Find New Funding Sources

December 21, 2011
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

At the MTA's Board meeting this morning in Lower Manhattan, Transportation Alternatives Executive Paul Steely White testified on the the need for a capital plan that is not funded by debt service, b

Poll Reveals Strong Support For Safer Streets And More Transportation Choices

December 13, 2011
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

A new poll released today by research firm Penn Schoen Berland and Transportation Alternatives found widespread support among proven voters in New York City for an NYPD crackdown on dangerous driving