Transforming New York City Streets<br />
GREATER NEW YORK<br />A GREENER, <br />
GREATER NEW YORK<br />A GREENER, <br />
Building on NYC’s Advantages<br />
Strategic Plan<br />
Major Goals<br /><ul><li> Cut annual traffic fatalities by 50% (from 2007 level)
 Implement system of rapid bus lines
 Double bicycle commuting from 2007 to 2012
 Institute complete-street design policy
 Institute programs to treat streets as public space
 Reduce agency energy and vehicle use</li></li></ul><li>
The New Broadway – Results<br /><ul><li>15% travel time improvement on 6th Ave.
 4% improvement on 7th Ave.
 7% increase in overall vehicle speeds in    west Midtown vs. 5% in east Midtown
 Injuries to motorists and passengers in the    project area down 63%
 Pedestrian injuries down 35%
 80% fewer people walking in the roadway     in Times Square
 Times Sq. pedestrian volume up 11%.
 Herald Square pedestrian volume up 6%.
 74% of New Yorkers surveyed agree that     Times Square has “improved dramatically”    over the last year </li></li></ul>...
Public Spaces AroundTown – 9th Avenue<br />
Brooklyn<br />
Select Bus Service<br />
Pre-Boarding Payment<br />
Fordham Road Bx 12 Results: <br /><ul><li> Travel times down 24%
 Ridership up 30%
 Customer satisfaction at 98%</li></li></ul><li>34th Street Bus-way<br />
Select BusEast Side<br />
9th Avenue first year of operation:<br /><ul><li> Crashes of all kinds down 56%
 Bicycle volume up by 50%</li></li></ul><li>8th Avenue<br />
Grand StreetCross-town<br />
Bicycle NetworkDevelopment<br />
Bicycle Access Legislation<br />Building Owner determines the<br /> best way to bring bikes to tenant space<br />Tenant Re...
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  1. 1. Transforming New York City Streets<br />
  2. 2. GREATER NEW YORK<br />A GREENER, <br />
  3. 3. GREATER NEW YORK<br />A GREENER, <br />
  4. 4. Building on NYC’s Advantages<br />
  5. 5.
  6. 6. Strategic Plan<br />
  7. 7. Major Goals<br /><ul><li> Cut annual traffic fatalities by 50% (from 2007 level)
  8. 8. Implement system of rapid bus lines
  9. 9. Double bicycle commuting from 2007 to 2012
  10. 10. Institute complete-street design policy
  11. 11. Institute programs to treat streets as public space
  12. 12. Reduce agency energy and vehicle use</li></li></ul><li>
  13. 13.
  14. 14.
  15. 15.
  16. 16. The New Broadway – Results<br /><ul><li>15% travel time improvement on 6th Ave.
  17. 17. 4% improvement on 7th Ave.
  18. 18. 7% increase in overall vehicle speeds in west Midtown vs. 5% in east Midtown
  19. 19. Injuries to motorists and passengers in the project area down 63%
  20. 20. Pedestrian injuries down 35%
  21. 21. 80% fewer people walking in the roadway in Times Square
  22. 22. Times Sq. pedestrian volume up 11%.
  23. 23. Herald Square pedestrian volume up 6%.
  24. 24. 74% of New Yorkers surveyed agree that Times Square has “improved dramatically” over the last year </li></li></ul><li>
  25. 25.
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  28. 28. Public Spaces AroundTown – 9th Avenue<br />
  29. 29. Brooklyn<br />
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  35. 35.
  36. 36.
  37. 37. Select Bus Service<br />
  38. 38. Pre-Boarding Payment<br />
  39. 39. Fordham Road Bx 12 Results: <br /><ul><li> Travel times down 24%
  40. 40. Ridership up 30%
  41. 41. Customer satisfaction at 98%</li></li></ul><li>34th Street Bus-way<br />
  42. 42. Select BusEast Side<br />
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  48. 48. 9th Avenue first year of operation:<br /><ul><li> Crashes of all kinds down 56%
  49. 49. Bicycle volume up by 50%</li></li></ul><li>8th Avenue<br />
  50. 50. Grand StreetCross-town<br />
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  53. 53. Bicycle NetworkDevelopment<br />
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  56. 56. Bicycle Access Legislation<br />Building Owner determines the<br /> best way to bring bikes to tenant space<br />Tenant Requests Access<br />Tenants store bicycles in <br />a safe and lawful manner<br />
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  58. 58. Safety in Numbers<br />
  59. 59. 47<br />DOT Safety GOAL<br />Strategic Plan: <br />Reduce Fatalities by 50% <br />by 2030<br />From 274 (2007) to 137 (2030)<br />NYC Actual & Target Traffic Fatalities 1990-2030<br />
  60. 60. Safety Efforts Among Most Comprehensive in North America<br />48<br />
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  62. 62. Enjoying the City<br />
  63. 63. Enjoying the City<br />
  64. 64. GREATER NEW YORK<br />A GREENER, <br />Sustainable Cities a Climate Solution<br />
  65. 65.
  66. 66. Atlanta Baltimore<br />BostonChicago <br />DetroitHouston <br />Los AngelesMinneapolisNew YorkPhiladelphia<br />PortlandPhoenix San FranciscoSeattleWashington, DC<br />
  67. 67. 77%of knowledge economy jobs<br />12%of U.S. Land Area<br />74%of GDP<br />65%of America’s population<br />Our Top 100 Metro areas contain:<br />74%of the most educated citizens<br />75%of residential real estate value<br />84%of the mostrecent immigrants<br />
  68. 68. www.nacto.org<br />
  69. 69. <ul><li> www.nyc.gov/dot
  70. 70. www.facebook.com/NYCDOT
  71. 71. twitter.com/NYC_DOT</li>

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