Streets Plan to double down on Vision Zero and guide road redesigns over next five years
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Department of Transportation (DOT) Commissioner Hank Gutman today released the New York City Streets Plan to guide the development of bus, bicycle, and pedestrian infrastructure over the next five years. This plan, which lays out ambitious goals and makes sweeping recommendations for future plans, will help New York City equitably deliver Vision Zero projects and ensure the safe, sustainable movement of people and goods.
- 150 Miles of physically or camera-protected bus lanes
- 4,750 Transit signal priority at intersections
- 250 Miles of protected bike lanes
- 2,500 Bus stop upgrades like benches, shelters, and real-time passenger information
- 2,000 Redesigning signalized intersections
- 2,500 Accessible pedestrian signals at intersections
- Assess and amend commercial loading zones and truck routes
- Develop parking policies to promote the master plan’s goals of safety, mass transit use, reduced vehicle emissions, and access for individuals with disabilities
- Create and maintain one million square feet of pedestrian space.