Tag Archives: Sammy Cohen Eckstein

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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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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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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Four NYT articles from this weekend you must read

In a nod to the importance of livable-streets issues and Vision Zero, the New York Times published four articles on victims and their families over the weekend. 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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