New Yorks Sustainable Streets

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  • New Yorks Sustainable Streets

    1. 1. New York’sSustainable Streets<br />
    2. 2. GREATER NEW YORK<br />A GREENER, <br />
    3. 3. NYC Transportation Trends<br />Traffic indexed to 1993; transit indexed to 1990 <br />
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    6. 6. Strategic Goals<br /><ul><li> Cut annual traffic fatalities by 50% (from 2007 level)
    7. 7. Implement system of rapid bus lines
    8. 8. Double bicycle commuting from 2007 to 2012
    9. 9. Institute complete-street design policy
    10. 10. Institute programs to treat streets as public space
    11. 11. Reduce agency energy and vehicle use</li></li></ul><li>
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    17. 17. Injuries to motorists down 63%, pedestrian injuries down 35% <br />
    18. 18. 80% fewer people walking in the roadway in Times Square<br />
    19. 19. 15% travel time improvement on 6th Avenue, 4% improvement on 7th Avenue<br />
    20. 20. Pedestrian volumes up in both Herald and Times Squares<br />
    21. 21. 84% more people engage in stationary activities (e.g. reading, eating, taking photographs) in Times and Herald Squares<br />
    22. 22. 42% of NYC residents surveyed in Times Square say they shop in the neighborhood more often since the changes<br />
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    24. 24. 74% of New Yorkers surveyed agreed that Times Square has “improved dramatically” over the last year <br />
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    29. 29. Plaza ProgramNew projects in pipeline since 2007<br />
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    45. 45. Select Bus Service<br />
    46. 46. Fordham Road Bx 12 Results: <br /><ul><li> Travel times down 24%
    47. 47. Ridership up 30%
    48. 48. Customer satisfaction at 98%</li></li></ul><li>
    49. 49. Select BusEast Side<br />
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    54. 54. 2010<br />
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    57. 57. NYC DOT bicycle counts 2006-2010: <br />107%<br />
    58. 58. Annual NYC cycling injuries 2000-2008: <br />50%<br />
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    64. 64. <ul><li> www.nyc.gov/dot
    65. 65. www.facebook.com/NYCDOT
    66. 66. twitter.com/NYC_DOT</li>

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