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New York’s Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy!!   Presented at Transforming Transportation 2013!!   Jon Orcutt!!   Policy ...
New York’s Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy                                            !
21st Century Streets
!
Goal setting
!    o  Cut annual traffic fatalities by 50% (from 2007 level)    o  Implement system of rapid bus lines    o ...
Safety Programs•  High crash locations•  Traffic calming•  Safe routes to school•  Slow school zones•  Residential slow zon...
City of pedestrians
!
Why not walk?         !22% of personal car trips are under a mile                                         !
Continual analysis   !           All   !       Pedestrians   !
Street and intersection engineering                                  !
!    Safety integral to project design

Injuries to motorists down 63%,pedestrian injuries down 35% !
9th Avenue!•  Crashes of all kinds down 56%•  Bicycle volumes up by 69%!
!    Regulations and technology

!    Public message

youtube.com/user/nycdot                      !
New York and other cities                        !
o  www.nyc.gov/doto  www.facebook.com/NYCDOTo  @NYC_DOT !
Transforming Transportation 2013!!     Co-organized by EMBARQ and The World Bank!!     More information at:!!     EMBARQ.o...
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank
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New York City Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy - Jon Orcutt - Transforming Transportation 2013 - EMBARQ and The World Bank

  1. 1. New York’s Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy!!   Presented at Transforming Transportation 2013!!   Jon Orcutt!!   Policy Director!!   New York City Department of Transportation (NYC DOT)!Transforming Transportation 2013!
  2. 2. New York’s Comprehensive Traffic Safety Policy !
  3. 3. 21st Century Streets
!
  4. 4. Goal setting
! o  Cut annual traffic fatalities by 50% (from 2007 level) o  Implement system of rapid bus lines o  Institute programs to treat streets as public space o  Double bicycle commuting from 2007 to 2012 !
  5. 5. Safety Programs•  High crash locations•  Traffic calming•  Safe routes to school•  Slow school zones•  Residential slow zones•  Safe streets for seniors•  Bike lane network•  Intersection daylighting•  Safe routes to transit•  Public campaigns•  DOT Education!
  6. 6. City of pedestrians
!
  7. 7. Why not walk? !22% of personal car trips are under a mile !
  8. 8. Continual analysis ! All ! Pedestrians !
  9. 9. Street and intersection engineering !
  10. 10. ! Safety integral to project design

  11. 11. Injuries to motorists down 63%,pedestrian injuries down 35% !
  12. 12. 9th Avenue!•  Crashes of all kinds down 56%•  Bicycle volumes up by 69%!
  13. 13. ! Regulations and technology

  14. 14. ! Public message

  15. 15. youtube.com/user/nycdot !
  16. 16. New York and other cities !
  17. 17. o  www.nyc.gov/doto  www.facebook.com/NYCDOTo  @NYC_DOT !
  18. 18. Transforming Transportation 2013!!   Co-organized by EMBARQ and The World Bank!!   More information at:!! EMBARQ.org!! worldbank.org/transport!!   Questions? Comments? Contact us at embarq@wri.org!!   Follow us on Twitter: @EMBARQnetwork!Transforming Transportation 2013!

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