Thirteen Harlem River Bridges To Receive Upgrades

Patch reports that thirteen bridges spanning the Harlem River and connecting Harlem, Washington and Inwood to the Bronx will receive upgrades to walking and biking infrastructure, the city Department of Transportation announced Friday. Continue Reading →

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Cycling Grows Faster Than Population; City Must Build More Protected Lanes

Statement of Paul Steely White, Transportation Alternatives:

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New Yorker’s adoption of bicycling as transportation is growing at an unprecedented rate — much faster than population growth, with close to half a million New Yorkers getting on a bike every day – Continue Reading →

Harlem Council Member Rodriguez’s Legislation To Prevent Vehical-Based Attacks

Less than one month after a driver killed a young tourist and injured 20 pedestrians in Times Square, Harlem Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez announced legislation to take action and prevent similar tragedies. Continue Reading →

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Harlem’s Rodriguez And Others Talk Pedestrian Safety After Deadly Times Square Attack

The deadly attack in Times Square yesterday, which took the life of an 18-year old young woman and injured over 20 more, exposed a glaring safety gap in the heart of New York City. Continue Reading →

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Walk, Bike, Shop To Complete Upper Amsterdam Avenue Bike Lane

amsterdam-avenue-harlemThe Amsterdam Avenue protected bike lane must be extended north of 110th Street, say the safety advocates of Transportation Alternatives, who are holding a Bike/Walk/Shop action Sunday to rally support from local residents and businesses for the Complete Upper Amsterdam campaign. Continue Reading →

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New NYC Buses Have Wi-Fi But No Tech To Avoid Those On Foot

2-newnycbusesh sliderThere are some nifty features on New York City’s sleek new fleet of more than 2,000 buses, the first of which began hitting the streets this past week. Continue Reading →

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Op-Ed: On NYPD’s Announced Jaywalking Crackdown

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By TransAlt, Executive Director Paul Steely White

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On Thursday, November 5, 84-year-old Agalia Gounaris was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on Main Street in Flushing, Queens. Just a few days later the local NYPD precinct and elected officials responded with swift action.

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St. Luke’s Backs Amsterdam Ave Redesign In Harlem

crime-tape-in-harlemTransportation Alternatives is pleased to announce that Mt. Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital is backing a safety redesign for Amsterdam Avenue. Continue Reading →

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