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THURSDAY: StreetsPAC ride to City Hall

May 13, 2014

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On Thursday, May 15, join Councilmember Carlos Menchaca (District 38), Councilmember Ben Kallos (District 5) and StreetsPAC for a solidarity bike ride to City Hall in support of Bike Month and Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero Action Plan. Later that day, Chairman Ydanis Rodriguez and the Transportation Committee of the New York City Council will hold their Executive Budget Hearing, focusing on funding the next steps toward street safety for all.

Help us make widespread safety a reality! Vision Zero presents a comprehensive blueprint for ending the epidemic of traffic fatalities, enhancing the safety of all New Yorkers, regardless of their mode of travel. In the past month, more than 20 resolutions and amendments to local law have been discussed, all aimed at making our streets safer.

Starting points in both Brooklyn and Manhattan!

From Brooklyn Borough Hall (2 miles to City Hall)
Meet at steps of Borough Hall at 8:00 AM for brief remarks
– Bike Train to City Hall departs @8:20 AM

*CitiBike option available near the steps of Borough Hall on Cadman Plaza

From Union Square (2 miles to City Hall)

Meet at steps at southern end of Union Square at 8:00AM for brief remarks
– Bike Train to City Hall departs @8:20 AM

*CitiBike option available on Broadway at SE corner of 14th street.

- Please bring water, wear comfortable clothes and a helmet

Both groups will arrive at City Hall at 8:45 AM, and combine for a powerful, unified showing of support for Vision Zero.

StreetsPAC is a political action committee dedicated to improving the safety, mobility and livability of New York City’s streets.

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