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NYC uses bike corrals to protect bikes from traffic

NYC uses bike corrals to protect bikes from traffic

| May 7, 2013 | 2 Comments

In his recent project, researcher and head of Center for Transportation and Livable Systems (CTLS) Dr. Nicholas Lownes developed a model that could effectively prevent violent collisions between freight vehicles and bicycles in major urban areas. According to his findings, installation of parking area dividers between bike lanes and the main street stopped heavy vehicles […]

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Disabled parking for tourists in NYC? Fuhgeddaboudit

Disabled parking for tourists in NYC? Fuhgeddaboudit

| April 22, 2013

How accessible is New York? John Robinson’s story sheds some light: John Robinson is 3’9” tall. Earlier this month, he was issued a parking ticket outside a restaurant in the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Robinson, visiting New York City as a tourist, had parked on the street since there was no disabled parking space available. […]

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