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# Friday, May 15, 2015
Right of Way Law Families For Safe Streets Demands Accountability From Bus Drivers (Gothamist) Pol slammed by victims' families over Vision Zero bill (am New York)   Traffic Justice Driver who fatally mowed down child gets no-jail plea deal (NY Post) Grandmother livid after driver who fatally hit boy gets no-jail plea deal (NY Post) Probation, Not Prison, For Driver Who Killed...
# Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Two recent accolades earned by Transportation Alternatives speak strongly to the nonprofit organization’s power and transparency. . T.A. was selected from five finalists to receive the 2015 Brooke W. Mahoney Award for Outstanding Board Leadership by VCG Governance Matters. The award is bestowed annually on a nonprofit in the tri-state area, to recognize exemplary work by a board of...
# Friday, May 1, 2015
How Do We Protect New York City’s Pedestrians?​ (New York Times Magazine)   ​ ​Right of Way Law and Bus Drivers​ Families who have lost loved ones in crashes: Don't exempt bus drivers from law (Daily News) Group Says 'Right of Way' Law Must Be Enforced​ (NY1) Does the design of buses make them unsafe?​ (PIX11) Blind spots blamed for bus crashes amid push to shield drivers...
# Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Getting arrested is a dreadful experience. It has happened to me three times. The first and most regrettable time was 1986, when I was 15 years old. My friend Richard and I stole a hood ornament off an old Mercedes that we thought was abandoned. I had planned to attach the ornament to a fake gold chain and lope around in the style of our teenage heroes, The Beastie Boys. Instead, I was woken up...
# Tuesday, April 28, 2015
What do you do? I’m a chef, a restaurateur, a cookbook author, a journalist, a husband and a cyclist. So you’re keeping busy? I am. Yes, definitely. When did you start riding a bike? My dad was really into cycling. He loved the lore of Italian bike racing, so I was around bikes a lot as a kid. Growing up in Vermont, I’d tear around and build jumps and get crazy, but I didn...
# Tuesday, April 28, 2015
When it launched almost two years ago, Citi Bike took New York by storm. In a few short months, it set ridership records, changed the culture of local streets and proved popular on even the nastiest days. But with a massive system expansion on the horizon and new stations slated to open shortly, advocates, elected officials and everyday cyclists are asking whether the de Blasio administration is...