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The Fight for 34th Street

The Fight for 34th Street

A long, long time ago (2005), in a galaxy not so far away (Murray Hill)…. I actually lived on 34th Street between 1st and 2nd. Ah the memories: the Midtown tunnel! Soot (and debris)! Horns! Who could forget those horns! Fast¬†forward 6 years. (Ok, so it wasn’t that long ago). The traffic, pollution and overall […]

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Another Pedestrian Killed on the UES

Steve Vaccaro, Chair of Transportation Alternatives East Side Committee and fellow UESider, files this post on last night’s tragedy: (Disclaimer: The views expressed below are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect those of Upper Green Side) For those of you who have not heard, a young woman named Laurence Renard was killed […]

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Think Outside the (Traffic) Box

Think Outside the (Traffic) Box

Do you regularly compete in NYC’s favorite spectator sport; people watching? Are you one to enjoy a nice park bench every now and again?¬† Well Upper Green Side needs YOU to help us find locations on the Upper East Side for new pedestrian plazas! NYC DOT is set to begin another round of its NYC […]

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Announcing the East Side Streets Coalition

Announcing the East Side Streets Coalition

This spring Upper Green Side will be participating in a new endeavor to help make the Upper East Side a less hazardous place for pedestrians and cyclists. The East Side Streets Coalition is a community-based effort to engage citizens and civic organizations from East Harlem to Chinatown in creating an East Side Action Plan for […]

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