Tag Archives: livable streets

New safe-streets group brings “the moral imperative to act”

On Sunday, those who have lost the most as a result of traffic violence came together to fight for safer streets in New York City. 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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Death by automobile: a question of semantics

Would our reaction to Saturday’s massacre in Fort Greene have been different had a gun been involved? Continue reading

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Everything you need to know about livable streets in ten tweets

Breaking down an emotional string of tweets from Brooklyn Spoke, one of the city’s best advocates for livable streets, after a scary experience. Continue reading

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Don’t forget: the Public Advocate runoff is tomorrow

Experts expect only around 100,000 New Yorkers to vote in tomorrow’s runoff for Public Advocate. Don’t forget to cast your ballot, preferably for Letitia “Tish” James. Continue reading

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How to tear out the f-ing bike lanes

A fresh coat of asphalt shows us how easily our city’s bike lanes could disappear. Continue reading

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Black boxes in cars and the expectation of privacy

Advocates charge that “black boxes” in cars invade drivers’ privacy – even when the data can be used to determine what happened in a crash. Do their arguments hold water? Continue reading

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