News & Updates
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Various Laws Apply to Pedestrians
June 20, 2022 | Newsday

While our colleagues continue their work to secure engineering improvements on Long Island’s unsafe roadways, other advocates are addressing the problem now through law-based education ["6 LI communities where walkers are at risk," News, June 12]... Read More

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May 2022 Spotlight: NYCTS
May 2022 | letsmoveli.com

NYCTS partners will the Long Island Health Collaborative (LIHC) and Walk Safe Long Island (WSLI) to conduct pedestrian and bike safety programs  as well as Walk Safe With a Doc programs across Long Island... Read More

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Senator Alexis Weik Sponsoring Pedestrian Safety Workshop on 5/14
May 9, 2022 | Long Island Media Group

Senator Alexis Weik has joined forces with Walk Safe Long Island to deliver law-based pedestrian and bike safety education to the patrons of Brentwood Library on Saturday, May 14, 2022 at 2 PM... Read More

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WSLI Scholarship Winner
October 31, 2021 | Newsday

Claire Levasseur of Bellmore has been selected as one of two winners of a $1,000 scholarship by Walk Safe Long Island, a pedestrian and bike safety campaign of the New York Coalition for Transportation Safety and the Long Island Health Collaborative that uses law-based education, for her winning essay about a New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law... Read More

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2020 & 2019 News
September 9, 2020
September 9, 2020

Members of the Long Island Community Come Together for a Virtual Town Hall on Pedestrian Safety

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August 13, 2020 | Governor's Press Office
August 13, 2020 | Governor's Press Office

Governor Cuomo Announces Completion of Pedestrian Safety Enhancements on Long Island

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April 15, 2020 | News12 Long Island
April 15, 2020 | News12 Long Island

Pedestrian Deaths on the Rise as More Take Walks During Quarantine

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March 30, 2020 | Streets Blog USA
March 30, 2020 | Streets Blog USA

As Roads Empty To COVID-19, Drivers Who Remain Are Speeding Up. Here’s How to Slow Them Down.

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City & State NY School Bus Safety Forum

New York, NY 12/03/2019

New York Coalition for Transportation Safety Executive Director, Cindy Brown, took part in a panel, Stop-Arm Cameras: The Key to Slowing Down Illegal Bus Passes. 

"According to a recent study, over 50,000 drivers across New York State illegally pass a stopped school bus every day. This sobering statistic highlights the real risk students face and a nightmare for parents. Recent legislation passed in Albany allows school districts and municipalities to adopt stop-arm camera enforcement programs to identify, track and fine motorists that illegally pass stopped school buses during drop-off and pick-up. The New York City Council has proposed legislation that would require every school bus in the city to be equipped with stop-arm cameras."

 

Panelists discussed this proposal and the potential for it to dramatically improve the safety of the hundreds of thousands of children who rely on school buses to get to school and back home each day.

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