Measuring Bike/Ped Progress in NYSDOT Capital Plan

NY4AT_Logo_SMALLIn November, the New Yorkers for Active Transportation (NY4AT) coalition weighed in on NYSDOT’s 5-year Capital Plan with a letter to NYSDOT Commissioner Joan McDonald with recommended priorities and a list of performance measures that can help the transportation agency better monitor its bike/ped progress.

The NY4AT coalition is a grassroots coalition co-led by New York Bicycling Coalition, Tri State Transportation Campaign, and Parks and Trails New York.

NY4AT is urging NYSDOT to take the following steps in the upcoming 5-year Capital Plan:

The Department of Transportation is required by statute to create a plan to address the state’s capital needs every five years. NYSDOT’s last capital plan, covering 2009-2014, is available at the NYSDOT website.


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