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  • We all understand New York is a complicated City – and we at the City’s Department of Transportation want to make things simpler for you. We want to give you the power to work more effectively with us and enable you to see the improvements you want in your community . . . and on your streets . . happen more quickly.
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    • 1. DOT ACADEMY: A Workshop to Improve Streets in Your Community
    • 2. What are DOT’s priorities?
    • 3. A State of Good Repair Safety Mobility Improving Public Space Planning for the Future
    • 4. A State of Good Repair Safety Mobility Improving Public Space Planning for the Future
    • 5. -20% -10% 0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Dallas De tro it Ho us to n Bo s to n De nve r Philade lphia Atlanta Baltimo re Chic ag o S an Franc is c o Was hing to n D.C. De c re as e in Fat alit y Rat e (9 4 -0 4 ) Lo s Ang e le s NYC
    • 6. Safe Routes to School
    • 7. Safe Streets for Seniors
    • 8. Safe Routes to Transit
    • 9. Safe Routes to Transit
    • 10. A State of Good Repair Safety Mobility Improving Public Space Planning for the Future
    • 11. Colored bus lanes Increased enforcement Signal prioritization Off-Board Fare Collection Make Streets Work for Buses
    • 12. Staten Island Ferry Private ferry network Expanding East River service Additional ferry opportunities More Ferries
    • 13. Promote Cycling
    • 14. NYC Cycling Map High-Visibility Bicycle Lane Bedford Ave. Bicycle Parking LOOK Advertising Campaign Promote Cycling
    • 15. A State of Good Repair Safety Mobility Improving Public Space Planning for the Future
    • 16. Public Plaza Initiative
    • 17. Pearl Street, Brooklyn
    • 18. Pearl Street, Brooklyn
    • 19. nyc.gov/plazas NYC Plaza Program
    • 20. Temporary Pedestrian Streets
    • 21. A State of Good Repair Safety Mobility Improving Public Space Planning for the Future
    • 22. Businesses Buses Traffic Pedestrians Congested Corridors
    • 23. IN PROGRESS Church Avenue Woodhaven Boulevard Amboy Road White Plains Road West 181st Street Congested Corridors
    • 24. PLANNED Liberty Avenue Broadway (Bk) 14th Street East Gun Hill Road Flatbush Avenue Congested Corridors
    • 25. Frequent Concerns
    • 26. Sidewalks
    • 27. Sidewalks
    • 28. Pothole Hummock Grating Utility work Street Repairs
    • 29. Manhole cover Cave-in Ponding Street Repairs
    • 30. Street Lights
    • 31. When Signals Help  Conflicts between pedestrians, bicyclists and motorists  Big, busy streets  High accident locations Traffic Signals
    • 32. Warrants 1. Eight-hour vehicle volumes 2. Four-hour vehicle volumes 3. Peak Hour vehicle volumes 4. Pedestrian Volumes 5. School Crossings 6. Crash Experience 7. Coordinated Signal System 8. Roadway Network Traffic Signals
    • 33. Enhancing Existing Signals Dedicated turns All-way stop Corridor timing Countdown signals Traffic Signals
    • 34. Capital Projects
    • 35. NYC Parking Card Park Smart Angle parking Parking
    • 36. Can I stop to drop Can I stop to load Is waiting off or pick up or unload a allowed? passengers? package? No Stopping Sign NO NO NO No Standing Sign YES NO NO No Parking Sign YES YES NO Parking
    • 37. Curb cuts Fire hydrants Double parking Parking
    • 38. Trucks
    • 39. NYC Truck Map Truck directional signs Truck prohibitions Loading zones Trucks
    • 40. Case Studies
    • 41. Hollis Avenue and 205th Street IS 192 2 I S 19 School Safety
    • 42. School Safety
    • 43. 111th Avenue and 204th Street 92 IS 1 IS 192 School Safety
    • 44. School Safety
    • 45. 111th Avenue and 204th Street School Safety
    • 46. Vanderbilt Avenue, Brooklyn Center Median Left Turn Bays Traffic Calming
    • 47. Traffic Calming
    • 48. Traffic Calming
    • 49. Traffic Calming
    • 50. 9th Avenue, Manhattan Complete Streets
    • 51. Complete Streets
    • 52. Refuge islands Muni-meters Loading zones Complete Streets
    • 53. Be Involved
    • 54.  For day-to-day concerns, the best place to start is 311.  Most issues or complaints can be reported.  Check the status of a complaint by calling back or online. 311
    • 55. www.nyc.gov/DOT Report problems with:  Street Defects  Street lights  Traffic signs  Construction projects  CityRacks Check out a list of current projects Online
    • 56. The Bronx Connie Moran (212) 748-6680 Brooklyn Joe Palmieri (718) 222-7259 Manhattan Margaret Forgione (212) 487-8341 Lower Manhattan Luis Sanchez (212) 788-8989 Queens Maura McCarthy (718) 286-0826 Staten Island Tom Cocola (718) 816-2373  Larger concerns  Area-wide issues  On-going or unresolved problems Borough Commissioners