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Vision Zero: On Citywide “Day of Awareness” Adams Admin Announces Major Traffic Enforcement & Education Efforts for Return of “Dusk & Darkness”

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Vision Zero: On Citywide “Day of Awareness” Adams Admin Announces Major Traffic Enforcement & Education Efforts for Return of “Dusk & Darkness”

 

Edited by: TJVNews.com

 

The Adams administration will announce a major traffic enforcement and education campaign as the City’s annual Dusk and Darkness program returns.  The campaign keeps pedestrians and cyclists safe during fall and winter evenings, when the danger of traffic fatalities increases – especially after clocks “fall back” for the end of Daylight Saving Time this coming Sunday, November 6. NYPD plans to expand traffic enforcement of dangerous moving violations during the evening and overnight hours.  Representatives of the carting industry will also join the effort for the first time, discussing their efforts to improve safety during the overnight hours when most commercial waste collection occurs.

 

*Earlier on Thursday, Commissioner Rodriguez will host a b-roll opportunity in Washington Heights as he leaflets with NYPD and DOT Street Teams informing commuters about the seasonal dangers of evening commutes during this time of year.

 

Who:              Ydanis Rodriguez, NYC DOT Commissioner

NYPD Chief of Transportation Kim Y. Royster

Taxi & Limousine Commissioner David Do

DCAS Deputy Commissioner Keith Kernan

Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine

Bike New York President and CEO Ken Podziba

SWANA Executive Director and CEO David Biderman

 

When:             Thursday, November 3, 2022, 1 P.M.

 

Where:           Outside One Police Plaza

(Enter through archway under the David N. Dinkins Municipal Building at 1 Centre Street)

 

Visual:            Two boards illustrating “Dusk And Darkness” initiative

NYPD Highway Patrol motorcycles

 

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