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This Week: Bike-Share, Ped Safety, Memorial Ride and Walk

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Community boards in Manhattan and Brooklyn will host three bike-share planning workshops this week, and will take up traffic calming and pedestrian safety in Soho. Staten Island SBS and NYMTC long-range bike-ped planning are also on the agenda. The week ends with the annual memorial for fallen New York cyclists. Tuesday: Manhattan Community Board 1 […]

Street Memorial Riders Urge City Hall to Tame Traffic Now

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On Sunday, January 6, over 200 people gathered to remember those killed by motor vehicles while biking and walking the streets of New York City in 2007. StreetFilms was there for the Street Memorial Project’s 3rd Annual Memorial Ride & Pedestrian Walk. So were the parents of 27-year-old Sam Hindy, who was killed trying to […]

Remembering Cyclists and Pedestrians Lost in 2009

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Cyclists gather Sunday at the Ghost Bike installation for Julian Miller, killed in Brooklyn last September. Photo: denali2001/Flickr Just a few hours into the new year, New York recorded its first pedestrian fatality of 2010. At around 6:45 p.m. on Friday, January 1, an unidentified 50-year-old man was struck and killed in Bensonhurst, Brooklyn. The […]

This Week: Safer Jay Street, RPA Regional Assembly

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Public space and street safety improvements from Bushwick to the Bronx are up for discussion at public meetings on the Streetsblog calendar. The week is capped by the RPA’s 23rd Regional Assembly. Here are the details: Tuesday: Brooklyn Community Board 2’s transportation committee will hear a DOT presentation on extending the Jay Street bike lanes north of […]

Streetfilms: New Yorkers Walk and Ride for Safer Streets

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Yesterday New Yorkers gathered on city streets to honor those killed while walking or biking in the past year. Organized by the Street Memorial Project, three rides and one march converged at Delancey and the Bowery, where Rasha Shamoon was struck and killed while biking home this August. Streetfilms’ Elizabeth Press files this account of […]