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Transportation Alternatives Magazine: Spring 2007

Transportation Alternatives magazine is a quarterly publication sent only to T.A. members. If you are not yet a member, please join, but in the meantime, use the form below to request a sample copy of the magazine. If you're serious about biking, walking and sensible transportation in New York City, you don’t want to miss a single issue of Transportation Alternatives Magazine. Each quarterly issue contains news on transportation and cycling issues that affect you. Go behind the scenes at City Hall and the D.O.T., to find out what improvements — or problems — are in store for cyclists and pedestrians in New York. Find out what New York can learn from London or Bangkok. Learn how you can help improve cycling and walking conditions in New York City.

Table of Contents, Spring 2007 T.A. Magazine:
All articles in PDF format
  • [Page 2] Provocateur: [Page 3] Publisher's Letter
    [Pages 4-7] Cycling News:
    • New Commercial Cycling Laws Aim to Improve Pedestrian, Cyclist Safety
    • Restrictive Regulations Could Strangle Pedicab Industry
    • Long Island City: A Great Place to Ride, and Someday, Park Your Bike
    • Bikers and Walkers Welcome if Kosciuszko
    • Waterfront Parks Grow on the Harlem River
    • Parade Permit Rules in Effect, Cyclists Sue NYPD
    • Greenpoint and Williamsburg: Help Plan the Brooklyn Waterfront Greenway
    • City Planning Releases Bronx Harlem River Access Study
    • Local Support Wins Improvements
    [Page 8] Reclaiming the Streets: [Page 9] Safe Seniors: [Pages 10-11] Safe Streets:
    • The Land of 10,000 Crashes
    • New York City Pedestrian Safety Action Plan
    • Slow Down, Save Lives
    [Pages 12-15] In Focus:
    • Driven to Excess: 3 Types of Needless Driving & How to Reduce It
    • Breaking News: The Mayor's Green Transportation Plan
    [Pages 16-17] Parking: [Page 18] Car-Free Parks: [Page 19] Metro News:
    • 2nd Avenue Subway Breaks Ground
    • State Tries to Make LI More Bike-Friendly
    • Connecticut Legislature Considers Speed Camera Pilot Camera Pilot Program on Rt. 44
    • Bond Issue Being Advanced in Complete Greenway in Connecticut
    • Mets Urge, Don't Bring Your Car to the BallPark
    [Page 21] World News:
    • Shanghai Public Transport Officials to Take Public Transit
    • Ecuadorian Mayor Claims 2007 Sustainable Transport Top Honors
    • Toronto Targets Climate Change and Clean Air
    • Paris Embraces Plan to Become City of Bikes
    [Page 23] Volunteer Profile:T.A. Volunteers Get It Done!
    [Page 25] Commuter Profile: Heidi and Rachel
    [Page 26] Letters
    [Page 27] About T.A.