Taking on 'traffic violence' in New York City

Transportation Alternatives advocates for New York City’s streets to be safer for pedestrians and cyclists. They’ve got to navigate both the difficult physical and political terrain in their quest to make the city safe for residents who want to commute by walking and biking.

How do you organize to move elected officials? How do you change the characterization of injuries and deaths from “accidents” into “traffic violence?”

Transportation Alternatives Director of Advocacy Thomas Devito joins us to chat about the future of active transportation in the country’s biggest city.

Ryan Sims