16 Aug '11, 9pm

NY Governor to Sign Bill to Make New York State Roads Bike and Pedestrian-Friendly

NY Governor to Sign Bill to Make New York State Roads Bike and Pedestrian-Friendly

Photo: Pat Arnow under a Creative Commons license . New York City's policy of installing bike lanes has generated a lot of discussion , but Governor Andrew Cuomo has decided that he's not going to let Michael Bloomberg get all the credit for pushing a sustainable agenda. Cuomo is set to sign the "Complete Streets" bill, which will require that planners throughout New York State consider the needs of pedestrians and cyclists when building new roads or doing major work on old ones. Neither the idea of nor the term "Complete Streets " come from New York, but the state may be the first place to apply the policy on such a large scale, in the United States, at least . Cuomo's office issued a press release that gave some details: "Complete Streets" principles facilitate improved joint use of roadways by all users, including pedestrians, motorists, and bicyclists as well as promot...

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desmogblog.com 16 Aug '11, 6pm

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grist.org 16 Aug '11, 3pm

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pgatour.com 16 Aug '11, 4pm

The year of the new faces shows no sign of slowing text size Ehrmann/Getty Images Keegan Bradley is just the latest of a b...

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The American Society of Civil Engineers wants to build roads like it's 1952. Here's why we must break the habit:

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grist.org 16 Aug '11, 2pm

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New blog post : How to make gnocchi!

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rinaz.net 17 Aug '11, 3am

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treehugger.com 16 Aug '11, 8pm

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ACTION ALERT: Stop foie gras production in New York state! PLEASE SIGN!

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