Category Archives: Safe Streets

High turnout at the inaugural Park Slope Street Safety Partnership meeting

In the wake of the death of Samuel Cohen Eckstein, a new group of community organizations, government agencies, and public officials has come together to make Park Slope’s streets safer. Continue reading

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An analysis of my Citi Bike data from the first six months

Looking at my personal data to see how I’ve used New York’s Citi Bike system over the past six months. Continue reading

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December 3: Neighborhood Forum on Street Safety

The mother of Samuel Cohen Eckstein pleads for your support at a meeting next Tuesday. Continue reading

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I’ll never again need to explain why I advocate

One video – and the small penalty attached to the crime seen therein – shows the need for change on New York City streets. Continue reading

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Protecting bike messengers and deliverymen

If you wouldn’t use the roads during a blizzard, why would you make someone else do so to bring you food? Because there’s no reason not to. That should change. Continue reading

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Cecil M. Hepworth – the first livable-streets advocate?

Perhaps this silent filmmaker made the first statement on the hazards of horseless carriages. Continue reading

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Speed posting: this was one hell of a week

Ray Kelly’s Playboy spread, a few crap Op-Eds, Cy Vance not doing his job: Let’s take a quick look at the last seven days. Continue reading

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