Press Release

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 CrashStat.org, 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.


Barely Utilized Law Shows NYPD Needs To Crack Down On Dangerous Driving

October 13, 2011
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

Tomorrow marks the first anniversary of the enactment of Hayley and Diego's Law.


“CrashStat” Empowers New Yorkers To Advocate For Traffic Enforcement

October 12, 2011
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

Today, Transportation Alternatives launched CrashStat.org, an interactive map of motorist crashes with pedestrians and bicyclists in New York City.


Greenway Completion Will Open Up Waterfront Access to East Side Communities

October 5, 2011
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

Today, Mayor Bloomberg approved a land swap agreement that will allow the completion of the East River Greenway.


Senator Squadron And MTA Work Together To Increase L Train Service

October 4, 2011
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

In response to increasing ridership and requests by New York State Senator Daniel Squadron, the Metropolitan Transit Authority announced yesterday that it will increase service on the overcrowded L Tr


Governor Makes A Turn For Safer Streets

September 30, 2011
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

Two days after the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles stopped requiring drivers to take a vision test when renewing their licenses, Governor Cuomo has hit the brakes on the new policy.


Misguided Decision Threatens Everyone’s Safety

September 27, 2011
Michael Murphy 646-873-6008

The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles announced yesterday as part of a streamlining effort that they will no longer require drivers renewing their licenses to take a vision test.