Category Archives: Safe Streets

How to use the Central & Prospect Park loops

While we wait to see whether the parks will go car-free, let’s address some confusion that now exists. Continue reading

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October 8, 2013: the day New York woke up

What happened that day brought a sea change to the city’s approach to livable streets. Continue reading

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Los Angeles to pedestrians: why bother?

I tried to take a run to see the famous Hollywood sign. The Los Angeles infrastructure had other plans. Continue reading

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Grand Army Plaza’s traffic is worse than usual today

Looking down Flatbush Avenue toward downtown Brooklyn from Grand Army Plaza, there’s a row of cars as far as the eye can see. Continue reading

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The “Secret Service” litmus test to anti-bike screeds

Looking at Courtland Milloy’s bikelash rant – and its seeming calls for violence – through a different lens. Continue reading

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How much does free private storage cost?

After DOT repaved my block, I calculated the value of the space allocated to free parking – and pictured what else might go there. Continue reading

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Why the advocacy of traffic-victims’ families is so critical

Allison Liao’s family was devastated by her death – and that’s why their work is the most important being done in the livable-streets community. Continue reading

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