Tag: Familiesforsafestreets

  • Policies

    1:21 on.soundcloud.com/eVUsiAlternative Vision: an update on campaigns of NYC safe streets advocacy organization Transportation Alternatives including Sammy’s Law and 25×25, with Associate Director of Communications Alexa Sledge. 12:53 on.soundcloud.com/FjXdnHunger for Justice: A hunger strike to get the NY State Assembly to pass Sammy’s Law for locally set speed limits by Families for Safe Streets co-founder…

  • Why Should I Care

    A mother, a father, and a grandmother of young people killed by cars have used their experience to organize for safer streets. Lizi Raman, Beverly Shelton, and Dr. Frank Cruz speak with Bike Talk hosts Lindsay Sturman and Galen Mook. Lizi got a bike lane installed on the infamous “Boulevard of Death,” Queens Boulevard in…

  • World Day of Remembrance

    On the 2021 World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, Babs Owca, with Half Acre Cycling, remembers fellow rider Adé Hogue, whose death by car and subsequent ghost bike vigil brought traffic to a standstill in Chicago. https://chi.streetsblog.org/2021/11/03/during-ghost-bike-vigil-100s-of-mourners-occupied-intersection-where-ade-hogue-was-killed/ “Grandma Beverly” Shelton tells the story of her 5 year old grandson, who was killed in…