Streets Are For People:
The Movement For Safe Streets In
NYC
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
MISSION & GOALABOUT TRANSPORTATION ALTERNATIVES
MISSION!
Our mission is to reclaim
New York City's streets
from the automo...
New York:

9,656 miles of streets 

Over 19,312 miles of sidewalks 

=

80% of NYC’s public space 



Source: New York Cit...
SPACE EQUITY: 42ND
STREET
SPACE EQUITY: 42ND
STREET
SPACE EQUITY: 42ND
STREET
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Traffic is Not
Like the
Weather
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Streets Are
For People!
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Innovation
Starts With a !
4 Letter Word
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Make
Innovation An
Election Issue
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Our !
Super-Power!
Is People
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Speed Camera Campaign, NYC, 2013
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NYC FATAL CRASHES BY ILLEGAL CAUSES, 2005...
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Speed Enforcement Cameras
Percent of vehicles traveling over 10mph above the sp...
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Crashes are the #1 cause !
of injury-related death !
for children !
in NYC
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
• 12% of city residents are older than 65 !
• 36% of pedestrians killed in traf...
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1st and 2nd Avenue Complete Street Campaign
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Building a 24/365 Network
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Montreal:
Provide maintenance
like clockwork!
• The city keeps 20 kilometers of...
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
http://bikenyc.org/blog/cool-bikings-crowdsourced-winter-bike-ride-guide
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Boogie on the!
Boulevard
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Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
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Every 3 hours,
a New Yorker is
seriously injured
More New Yorkers are
killed by...
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
“We aren’t going to wait and lose a son, a daughter, a parent !
or a grandparen...
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Lessons Learned:!
For City & Town Planners!
& Politicians
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
It Takes a Village
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Pilots & Events!
Win Hearts & Minds
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Set Goals & !
Standards
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Build a Network &
Keep it Open
24/365
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Measure
Success
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Lessons Learned:!
For Advocates & Activists
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Claim The Moral Authority
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Broaden Your Base
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Create Channels for People to say YES
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
Build a Movement
Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
THANKS!!
caroline@transalt.org
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Caroline Samponaro Vermont Walk/Bike Summit Keynote

  1. 1. Streets Are For People: The Movement For Safe Streets In NYC
  2. 2. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014
  3. 3. MISSION & GOALABOUT TRANSPORTATION ALTERNATIVES MISSION! Our mission is to reclaim New York City's streets from the automobile by ensuring that every New Yorker has safe space to walk and bike and access to public transportation. ! ! BY THE NUMBERS! Founded: ! 1973! Members: ! 11,000! Staff: ! ! 50 (FT & PT)! Supporters: !100,000! Activists: ! 1,500! ! Over 40 years!
  4. 4. New York:
 9,656 miles of streets 
 Over 19,312 miles of sidewalks 
 =
 80% of NYC’s public space 
 
 Source: New York City Department of Transportation 2008
  5. 5. SPACE EQUITY: 42ND STREET
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  9. 9. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 Traffic is Not Like the Weather
  10. 10. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 Streets Are For People!
  11. 11. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 Innovation Starts With a ! 4 Letter Word
  12. 12. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 Make Innovation An Election Issue
  13. 13. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 Our ! Super-Power! Is People
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  17. 17. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 Speed Camera Campaign, NYC, 2013
  18. 18. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 169 204 571 NYC FATAL CRASHES BY ILLEGAL CAUSES, 2005-12 Speed Failure to Yield Alcohol & Illegal Drugs Source: NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
  19. 19. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 Speed Enforcement Cameras Percent of vehicles traveling over 10mph above the speed limit, Washington, DC
  20. 20. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 Crashes are the #1 cause ! of injury-related death ! for children ! in NYC
  21. 21. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 • 12% of city residents are older than 65 ! • 36% of pedestrians killed in traffic crashes are older than 65! • Traffic crashes are the second leading cause of injury related death for seniors (after falls)
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  30. 30. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 1st and 2nd Avenue Complete Street Campaign
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  39. 39. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 Building a 24/365 Network
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  44. 44. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 Montreal: Provide maintenance like clockwork! • The city keeps 20 kilometers of cycle track clear all season despite receiving an average 86 inches of snow.! !
  45. 45. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 http://bikenyc.org/blog/cool-bikings-crowdsourced-winter-bike-ride-guide
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  49. 49. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 Boogie on the! Boulevard
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  64. 64. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 Every 3 hours, a New Yorker is seriously injured More New Yorkers are killed by cars than murdered by guns 5 children are hit by cars every day Families for Safe Streets
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  68. 68. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 “We aren’t going to wait and lose a son, a daughter, a parent ! or a grandparent in another senseless and painful tragedy. ! Our top responsibility is protecting the health and safety of our ! people. From tougher enforcement to more safely-designed ! streets and stronger laws—our work starts today” ! -Mayor Bill de Blasio
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  70. 70. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 Lessons Learned:! For City & Town Planners! & Politicians
  71. 71. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 It Takes a Village
  72. 72. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 Pilots & Events! Win Hearts & Minds
  73. 73. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 Set Goals & ! Standards
  74. 74. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 Build a Network & Keep it Open 24/365
  75. 75. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 Measure Success
  76. 76. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 Lessons Learned:! For Advocates & Activists
  77. 77. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 Claim The Moral Authority
  78. 78. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 Broaden Your Base
  79. 79. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 Create Channels for People to say YES
  80. 80. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 Build a Movement
  81. 81. Vermont Walk/Bike Summit, March 29th, 2014 THANKS!! caroline@transalt.org
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