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Don’t Walk The Street In New York
2012-09-26 19:19:56

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online New York City: It´s a big place with plenty of people where anything can happen, and not all of it good. According to this year´s copy of the Mayor´s Management Report (compiled twice per year), one area where NYC prides itself is showing some signs of slipping, slowly making life more dangerous for the many pedestrians who walk the city streets and sidewalks. While New York City once claimed that their bike...

2011-08-19 16:03:00

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Aug. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Seniors for Safety ("SFS") and Neighbors for Better Bike Lanes ("NBBL") sent a letter to DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan demanding removal of the Prospect West bikeway and compliance with a court order to turn over all internal documents about the lane. The "demand" letter comes on the heels of a State court decision issued on Tuesday by Judge Bert Bunyan in an "Article 78" case filed by both groups in March. In his...


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