It charts the principles and practices of the nation’s foremost engineers, planners, and designers working in cities today.
The plan laid out, for the first time ever, a clear and detailed transportation policy for New York City — one that promised a new direction.
DOT is delivering on the promises of its plan, and is moving forward on every one of the 164 actions committed to in Sustainable Streets.
This report provides more background on the current state of DOT's program and efforts to make it an international leader in green lighting.
A summary of DOT's public realm strategies, as part of the agency's efforts to place New York City at the forefront of urban development. city and is getting safer, with 62% fewer traffic fatalities per 100,000 than the average of the 24 next-largest cities.
The plan reiterates our commitment to improving traffic safety and public health, expanding travel choices for all New Yorkers, supporting the City’s efforts to fight climate change, doubling cycling, and maintaining our streets and bridges in a state of good repair.
To learn more about the plan’s 105 initiatives, click here.
DOT will use this data to inform future projects, as outlined in the Action Plan portion of the report The Active Design Guidelines are the City's first publication to focus on designers' role in tackling one of the most urgent health crises of our day: obesity and related diseases including diabetes.
The Guidelines were developed by a partnership of City agencies, working with leading architects and planners, to complement other City publications, such as the DDC's series of handbooks for architects and urban designers and DOT's Street Design Manual.
Safer Cycling is a comprehensive study that analyzes growth of cycling and NYC’s bicycle network, noting that as the number of regular bicyclists has increased, cycling has grown dramatically safer.