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'We Have To Learn From Barcelona:' Councilman Calls For More Safety Barriers On Sidewalks

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A New York City council member is calling on the city to install more safety barriers on sidewalks in places with high pedestrian traffic, following deadly crashes like those in… 250 more words

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24-Hour Subway Survey Finds Delays Biggest Issue For Riders

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The results of a 24-hour straphangers survey found that delays are the biggest issue for subway riders, the City Council’s Transportation Committee and other elected officials revealed Tuesday. 896 more words

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Politicians who surveyed nearly 2,000 commuters during 24-hour subway ride unveil results

NEW YORK — Time is money — and straphangers have been feeling it with two-thirds of them saying they cope with delays at least three times a week. 318 more words

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Politicians ride the subway for 24 hours to hear feedback from New Yorkers

Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez traded in his City Hall office Thursday to ride the subways and get feedback from straphangers.

Rodriguez told PIX11 he would be “listening to stories, listening to ideas and suggestions on how we can take the train to another level.” 431 more words

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Politicians looking to hear from New Yorkers ride subways for 24 hours

NEW YORK — Subway riders are full of complaints this year, and two politicians looking to get an earful of them all are hitting the trains for 24 hours. 321 more words

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Wrong of way: Pedestrian/cyclist fatality rates on the rise

2016 saw an increase in pedestrian and cyclist fatalities according to preliminary data.

Vision Zero (Mayor de Blasio’s effort to lower traffic fatalities to zero by 2024) has seen some success. 820 more words

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NY Pols Demand Obama Help 520K Immigrants Become Citizens So They Can Vote Next Month

Public Advocate Letitia James and elected officials from immigrant backgrounds today urged President Barack Obama to clear the citizenship application backlog so that close to half a million immigrants—nearly 60,000 in the New York City area—can vote in the presidential election in November. 567 more words

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