Transportation Alternatives

CrashStat (credit: Transportation Alternatives)

Transportation Alternatives Maps NYC Pedestrian Crashes

The system – called CrashStat – is an interactive map. So, you can check out your own neighborhood.

10/17/2011

Parking Day at Forham University at West 60th Street and Columbus Avenue - New York, NY - Sep 16, 2011 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Parking Day Observed With Outdoor Theater At Fordham Manhattan Campus

It’s not exactly Shakespeare in the Park, but they are calling it Shakespeare in the Parking Space.

09/16/2011

Bicycle lanes in NYC. (credit: Getty Images)

Quinnipiac Poll: Bicycle Enthusiasm, Business On The Rise In NYC

Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s office is boasting that bicycles are now the toast of the town — up 14 percent, with close to 19,000 city cyclists every day compared to spring 2010 where that daily number was 16,463.

07/28/2011

Jay Walder, MTA chairman opens new Jay Street-Metrotech Station (Photo/Ginny Kosola)

MTA Chairman Jay Walder Announces Resignation

Jay Walder is resigning as chairman and chief executive officer of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority effective Oct. 21.

07/21/2011

"Break of Day" by Sabrina Porter (credit: Straphangers Campaign)

Transit Groups Announce Winners In Subway And Bus Photo Contest

Some shutterbugging on New York City Transit has won two people a free month of rides.

07/06/2011

A horse-drawn carriage and a cyclist are seen in Central Park - New York, NY - Jul 27, 2007 - Photo: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images

Transportation Alternatives Wants Cyclists To Report Their Tickets

They want to make sure cyclists are receiving tickets for truly dangerous behavior, and not being harassed when they are rolling along safely.

05/31/2011

Tickets For Unsafe Bicycle Riding In NYC On The Rise

The NYPD has issued nearly 14,000 tickets so far this year for cyclists who run red lights, ride on sidewalks and bike against traffic.

05/25/2011

Five Boro Bike Tour

Big Weekend For Bike Fanatics In The Tri-State

As the weather gets warmer, seasonal bikers are returning to the street in time for spring’s numerous outdoor cycling events.

04/30/2011

A man rides a bicycle through Times Square - File / Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

City Council Moves To Require Tracking Of Bicycle Accidents

A quarter of a million people ride bicycles in New York City each day, but how safe are they, and how safe are pedestrians from them?

02/17/2011

Andrew Cuomo, left, and Carl Paladino

Cuomo On MTA: It’s Time To Do More With Less

There was a warning Thursday from transit advocates — higher fares and deeper cuts are on the way unless the next governor of New York forks over more money for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.

10/21/2010

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