Report: Less Than Half Of NYC's Open Streets Are Operational
"The moral of the story is we know Open Streets work, but they need to work in many more areas."
Oct 12, 2021 4:07 PM
Coalition Calls On NYC Leaders To Kick Cars Off 25 Percent Of City Streets
A large coalition wants the mayoral candidates to envision more streets without cars, and more bike lanes by 2025.
Mar 1, 2021 7:01 AM
The DOT's Incrementalism Has Failed. NYC Needs To Break Car Culture Now
Today we seem no closer to a humane balance on our streets between bikes and motorized vehicles than we did 20 years ago.
Updated: Aug 16, 2019 5:52 PM
West Village Lawyer Fighting 14th Street Busway Calls Advocates 'White Hooded Zealots'
'This is just like white lawyers representing black people in the south having crosses burned on their lawn.'
Updated: Aug 13, 2019 4:52 PM
The Five Boro Pizza Challenge Is Back And 100 Percent A Real Pizza Eating Competition
For a pizza fest that will actually get you a full belly, look no further than this fundraiser for Transportation Alternatives that involves pizza and public transportation.
Updated: Sep 12, 2017 3:02 PM
Pedestrian-Friendly Barnes Dance Intersections May Return To NYC
A new type of pedestrian-friendly traffic signal may soon come to 25 high-crash intersections within the city.
Updated: May 31, 2017 2:55 PM
How The Looming L Train Shutdown Could Transform 14th Street
Plans to seize 14th Street from private vehicle domination.
Updated: Apr 11, 2017 11:43 AM
Child's Death In Queens Street Is 'A Moment Of Reckoning' For Vision Zero, Advocates Say
"This horrific case should lead New York City to a moment of reckoning about the success of its Vision Zero initiative."
Updated: Mar 25, 2017 5:51 PM
Safe Streets Advocates 'Horrified' By 10 Traffic Deaths In First 10 Days Of 2017
"We are especially outraged by reports of NYPD investigators exonerating motorists at crash scenes," Transportation Alternatives said.
Updated: Jan 11, 2017 12:35 PM
Chrystie Street's New, Protected Bike Lane Now Open For Cyclists
Get on your bikes and ride.
Updated: Dec 21, 2016 4:41 PM
City Council Will Consider Letting Cyclists Follow Pedestrian Signals
The bill would allow cyclists to take advantage of intersections that use "leading pedestrian intervals," or walk signals that appear before green lights.
Updated: Oct 26, 2016 5:17 PM
Create A Winning Plan For 14th Street During L Train Doomsday & Win Cash Prizes
Gothamist and Transportation Alternatives' contest for new solutions to the coming L train shutdown has officially begun.
Updated: Sep 22, 2016 2:46 PM
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