Streetsies 2019: Vision Zero Hero of the Year!

There was a lot of competition this year among local politicos for the “Vision Zero Hero of the Year” award, with several local pols notching exemplary legislation to make our city more livable and our streets safer. Honorable mention goes to Albany lawmakers State Senators Andrew Gounardes (speed cameras), Brad Hoylman (West Side Highway speed limit) and Jessica Ramos (e-bike legalization).

And we wouldn’t have gotten anywhere this year without all of the people who fought for congestion pricing this year and over the last decade: Charles Komanoff, the Regional Plan Association, Tri-State Transportation Campaign, former Streetsblog Editor Ben Fried, Sam Schwartz, Transportation Alternatives and many others who deserve their own award for patience, diligence and commitment.

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