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The new bridge is certain to bring a greater amount of motorist traffic, resulting in more noise for South Nyack residents. Increased bicycle use could certainly mitigate that noise, but few residents are drawing that important conclusion.
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The New York Metropolitan Transportation Council (NYMTC), a regional council of governments is conducting a public survey to guide them in the next stage of regional transportation planning, and the deadline is Friday, February 5.
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Cyclists and pedestrians are more likely to be hit and killed during low light conditions, according to a study by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, so wearing a highly reflective jacket can save your life.
Chalking seems like a totally harmless and short-lived way for people to express themselves, and there’s a temptation to just ask the authorities to lighten up and save their law enforcement resources for real crimes
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It’s not clear if reporting illegal parking on the 311 app will actually cause the driver to get a ticket, since it’s not stated how quickly the app works to engage 311 operators to call police officers–especially when the officers themselves are parked in the bike lanes.
“Combining my passion for social justice and pedal powered-vehicles will make for the adventure of a life-time,” said Patrick Wanninkhof. He was hit and killed on Thursday by a driver who was looking at her phone.