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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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Families, officials speak at vigil for traffic-violence victims

On the Brooklyn-Queens border, advocates, families, and elected officials came together Sunday to mourn the 300-plus victims of traffic violence since January 2013. 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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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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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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For whom I’m pulling the lever – literally – on Tuesday (part 2)

My choices for Public Advocate and Mayor in next week’s Democratic primary. Continue reading

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