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New Crane Safety Regulations

Following the collapse of a crawler crane in New York City this past month, resulting in a man’s death, Mayor Bill de Blasio has required that large cranes follow new safety regulations. The new regulations require crawler cranes to halt operation when there are winds forecast between 20 and 30 m... view entire article

A New Breed of Pedestrian Advocate is Making City Streets Safer for Everyone

As cities such as New York recognize the need to stop treating pedestrians as second-class citizens, the Pedestrian/Traffic Manager (PTM) has emerged as a new tool in the effort to improve the mobility and safety of those on foot. Throughout North America, cities are recognizing the need to stop tr... view entire article

Understanding Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero Plan and what it means for Pedestrians in NYC

In January 2014, Cooper Stock, a 9 year old from Manhattan was walking across an Upper West Side Street holding his father’s hand. Then the unimaginable happened and was struck by one of those familiar NYC yellow cabs. A day later a 32 year-old mother of two was struck by a drunk driver in the Bro... view entire article
 
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