Experts from Downtown to the Bronx, as well as London, Paris and Copenhagen show how to meet the transportation needs of NYC's rapidly growing population
Co-producers Mark Gorton, successful entrepreneur, founder and director of the Lime Group and Paul Steely White, seasoned advocate for livable streets and director of the New York-based thirty-three year-old non-profit Transportation Alternatives announced today that they are releasing a new documentary, Contested Streets: Breaking NYC Gridlock. The film explores ways cities around the world are breaking free from the chokehold of traffic, enhancing quality of life and environmental sustainability and allowing room for their economies to grow and flourish.
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In the past three weeks there were four serious bike crashes in New York City, three of them resulting in the deaths of individual cyclists, Donna Goodson, Dr. Carl Nacht and Derek Lake.View this press release in PDF format
"The tragic loss of two bicyclists this week has shocked all of us and our thoughts and prayers are with the victim's families and friends. Unfortunately, New York's crowded streets often cause conflict between cars and bicyclists as they attempt to share limited space."
Said Noah Budnick, Deputy Director of Transportation Alternatives: