Senator Duane speaks with Christine Berthet of Manhattan Community Board 4, Lyle Frank of Manhattan Community Board 6 and Shirley Secunda of Manhattan Community Board 2 for an episode of "Tom Duane In The Neighborhood" in which they discuss traffic and pedestrian safety in New York City.
On November 19, I moderated a panel entitled “Slower Vehicle Speeds: Healthier New Yorkers” as part of Transportation Alternative’s Stop Speeding Summit, hosted at the NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. The summit brought together elected officials and leaders in the fields of transportation policy, public health, medicine, traffic safety and enforcement to discuss innovative traffic safety measures. The panel that I moderated focused on the use of hospital and 911 call center data to identify streets and intersections that are most dangerous to pedestrians, as well as efforts to synchronize healthy eating and fitness by providing Summer Play Streets near farmers’ markets. I look forward to continuing to work closely with other elected officials and transpor