Tag Archives: Department of Transportation

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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Celebrating Vision Zero, advocates inaugurate a new era for livable streets

Parents, children, and other members of the community gathered outside City Hall Park on New Year’s Day to hold an inauguration of their own: the beginning of Vision Zero. Continue reading

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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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How Summer Streets revives my love for the city

Around early August, I start to hate summer in the city. As if on cue, Summer Streets swoops in to save the day. Continue reading

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An open letter to Brooklyn CB6

In June, Brooklyn’s Community Board 6 rejected a plan to make Fourth Avenue safer. They’re reconsidering. Here’s my letter in support of the proposed changes. Continue reading

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Livestream: my tango with Alternate-Side Parking

For the first time in five years, I bring my private car into the city. Am I now part of New York City’s driving problem, or just a rational consumer? Continue reading

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