See how much disruption and danger one taxi cab stuck in a Times Square crosswalk can create.
24 Posts from 2006:
Portland, Oregon communities fight to successfully defeat construction the Mt. Hood Freeway.
A visual example of the hoops through which a pedestrian must jump to cross a street in Times Square.
Jeff Prant collects signatures on his petition to maintain Fulton Street's car-free hours.
Community groups work to make a crosswalk at Greenwich and Duane Streets safer.
Discussion about the transportation planning with former NYC D.O.T. Commissioner Lou Riccio.
Cars get more space than pedestrians do on the streets, which leads to overcrowded sidewalks.
Bronx resident, Nicole Duncan, films the daily, perilous, pedestrian conditions while walking her children to school.
Residents, business-people and community leaders speak out against the speeding and congestions problems on Brooklyn's Atlantic Avenue that have resulted in a number of recent accident-related fatalities.
A Transportation Alternatives rally on the steps of City Hall demonstrates residents' support for a car-free Central Park.
Part Two of our interview: Sam Schwartz and T.O.P.P. founder & Executive Director Mark Gorton discuss how the modal split into NYC's Central Business District (essentially south of 59th Street) has changed over the last half century and how some of those numbers could easily be reversed by revoking free parking permits for NYC Governmental employees.
Removing the Embarcadero Freeway enabled miles of public space to be reclaimed for pedestrian boulevards, parks, waterfront access points and other people friendly places.
An inequitable use of parking by government agencies is a dirty little secret in Chinatown.
Mark Gorton, founder of The Open Planning Project, points out how parked cars and street use makes a difference in two streets just blocks apart in SoHo are felt by pedestrians.
As mayor of Bogota, Colombia, Enrique Penalosa accomplished remarkable changes of monumental proportions for the people of his country in just three years.