Some tasty nuggets passed in the New York State Senate this week including Senator Kennedy’s expansion of Complete Streets (finally!) and increased bicycle and pedestrian education in the DMV’s pre-licensing course.
Following last weeks news that Nassau County DPW is backlogged on street projects, County Executive Laura Curran directed the launch of a new websites to track road resurfacing projects throughout the county.
Governor Cuomo announced $5.6 million in funding on Long Island to help support transportation enhancements as part of $144.6 million in investment to enhance transportation alternatives. The projects will help revitalize communities, promote tourism, enhance regional economic competitiveness and improve air quality.
NACTO’s annual report of shared micromobility counts revealed e-scooter share trips prove cooler than bike share, dockless bikes are passe, and bigger is better.
The weekly and monthly fares are going up which means NICE bus riders who use cards to get to work are paying more. 60% of NICE’s 85,000 daily riders use the MetroCard…
We do have a regional Pedestrian-Bicycle Coordinator as our It has long been our goal to give more weight to the Traffic Safety Board to be more proactive on needs for vulnerable road users across a diverse landscape. The outdated model only focuses on 3 E’s but we need equity and encouragement to create a healthy, inclusive county network of safe streets for truly healthy communities.
Tell Suffolk County about the streets, intersections and other areas where you see opportunities for improving pedestrian and bicycle safety in the areas where you live, work and play.
Long Island Streets has partnered with Flanzig & Flanzig to present Bike Law Talk’s throughout Long Island over the past couple years. The BLT’s vary in theme but Daniel always covers what to do if you are involved in a crash while walking, on a bicycle or scooter.
Attending the annual NYMTC meeting to learn and engage on The Future of Mobility.
A heartwarming story about a bicycle that will remind you of how strong the cycling community is.