Posts Tagged ‘Tri-State Transportation Campaign’

Gov. Cuomo Seeks Balance Between Stop-and-Frisk and Civil Liberties, Pushes for Tappan Zee Bridge

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Photo courtesy of City & State. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, back from a fishing tripon Long Island, went on Fred Dicker’s radio program today and aggressively  promoted his plan to replace the Tappan Zee Bridge. The plan for the bridge’s replacement has been criticized by several different opposition groups, the New York Times wrote late last month, with environmental advocates worried about [&hellip
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Temporary Bus Lanes on Tappan Zee Bridge Not Enough, Say Critics

Written by City & State on . Posted in Breaking News

Tappan_Zee_Bridge-300x184 The Thruway Authority, facing criticism that its plan for a new Tappan Zee Bridge won’t immediately add any new mass transit, announced last nightthat it would create designated bus lanes during rush hour. But while several transportation advocates and experts said the move is a step in the right direction, it’s not enough to quiet [&hellip
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BROADWAY: DANGEROUS STREET

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

The Upper West Side now holds the odious title of being home to one of New York’s most dangerous streets, according to watchdog group Tri-State Transportation Campaign. Broadway and Third Avenue have both supplanted Queens Boulevard—often called the Boulevard of Death—as the city streets with the most traffic fatalities. From 2005-2007, 10 pedestrians were killed [&hellip
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