safe streets

U.S. cities are closing down streets to car traffic and opening them up to people. But which neighborhoods get them and whether they'll stay remains to be seen.
A crash that killed five cyclists in Michigan has activists calling for streets that are safe for everyone.
Some days this work feels like the best thing Judy could possibly do. On other days, it's just a different kind of torture. I asked Ken what it was like to be involved in a nonprofit for the first time in such a big way. Ken took his time answering and his response has stayed with me.
For the full op-ed, head over to the Daily News. Allison and her grandmother had the right-of-way while crossing Main Street
The first time you see the intersection of Washington and Atlantic, it's a shock. You're walking through a quiet Brooklyn neighborhood of brownstones, and suddenly you hit an eight-lane highway.