Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Word on the Street

Calling All Livable Streets Activists and Organizers

The Open Planning Project (the producers of Streetsblog and Livable Streets Groups) is looking to enlist the help of neighborhood activists, community organizers, and grassroots leaders to help us build the next generation of online organizing tools. Are you trying to organize for change in your neighborhood, town, or city? Are you trying to take […]

Cars Burned in Brooklyn

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On the heels of conspiracy theories surrounding last week’s taxi fires, a Curbed tipster reports a rash of car burnings in Gowanus and Park Slope: I live on Sixth St, btwn 3rd and 4th Ave, Gowanus. I came home around midnight on Friday night…. when I went for a morning stroll on Saturday, I came […]

Officers Stopping Cyclists in Central Park

  From Streetsblog commenter Steve: Project "Look" may include new programmatic law enforcement efforts targeting bicyclists. Each morning this week we were confronted by a Parks & Rec. Department law enforcement personnel operating checkpoints at different locations on the Central Park Loop. Today’s checkpoint was different than the previous two. There were two serial checkpoints, […]

94th Precinct to Cyclists: Obey Traffic Rules

All of the bicycles parked on Bedford Avenue in Williamsburg had these flyers stapled to them recently. The reverse side of the flyer has translations in Spanish & Polish. Thanks to Streetsblog tipster Laura for this one. She notes, "The 94th covers Greenpoint and most of Northside Williamsburg. Nothing in this statement about cracking down […]