18 Feb '14, 10pm

Taxi Workers Respond to @BilldeBlasio Traffic Safety Plan #NYTWA @deBlasioNYC #VisionZero

Taxi Workers Respond to Mayor de Blasio’s Traffic Safety Plan For Immediate Release: February 18th, 2014 For more information, please contact: Bhairavi Desai / [email protected] or [email protected] Taxi drivers depend on traffic safety like every New Yorker. 30,000 taxi drivers average 60-70 hrs per week behind the wheel. Statistics show that taxi drivers are the safest motorists on NYC streets. Despite these numbers, given the high visibility of taxis, we’ve also been at the center of the debate regarding enforcement. We want to be part of the progress, not be the scape-goats for a serious issue in our City, especially when we have solutions to offer. The solutions lie with making changes to traffic patterns and street design so that motorists, pedestrians and bicyclists are not all competing on increasingly narrow and congested space; better lighting, especially at crosswalk...

Full article: https://nytwa.org/2014/02/18/taxi-workers-respond-to-mayo...

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