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Transportation & Safety

 Pedestrian Safety
Car Safety
Taxis and Car Services 
Bike Safety
Truck Safety
Parking Information
 

Pedestrian Safety

Pedestrians and Drivers Depend on Each Other
This brochure reminds drivers and pedestrians to watch out for each other on the roadways. Contains tips to help them walk and drive safely.
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Walking Wisely
This document contains tips for older adults on how to stay alert and be visible to drivers when walking in New York City.
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Car Safety

2012 Alternate Side Parking Calendar
The City suspends Alternate Side Parking (ASP) rules for street cleaning on major legal and religious holidays. Please download an “ASP” or “Alternate Side Parking“ suspension calendar.
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4 Steps for Kids - Child Passenger Safety
This document includes steps for choosing the appropriate car or booster seat for children according to their age, height and weight.
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DWI Penalty Cards
These cards provide legal information about fines, jail sentences and other penalties for driving while under the influence of alcohol and other drugs.
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Love Seat - Child Car Seat
This brochure contains information on the use booster seats for children until they are 8 years old or over 4' 9" tall. Contains information on our free car seat inspection program.
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Pedestrians and Drivers Depend on Each Other
This brochure reminds drivers and pedestrians to watch out for each other on the roadways. Contains tips to help them walk and drive safely.
Learn more (in PDF)

Safety Belts and Car Safety Seats
This document includes information about safety belt laws in New York State, how to buckle up correctly, and the importance of using safety belts and car safety seats on every ride.
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Taxis and Car Services

Livery Passenger Information
How to indentify a licensed livery cab and driver.
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Livery Passenger's Bill of Rights
This brochure includes information on passenger's rights when riding in a livery cab.
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Taxicab Rider's Bill of Rights
Passenger rights when riding in a yellow taxi.
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Bike Safety

Bike Smart: The Official Guide to Cycling in NYC
This helpful guide contains information on rules for cyclists, how to use new bike facilities such as protected lanes and bike boxes and more.
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Bikes on Transit Flyer
Information on rules for Bikes on Public Transit. Bikes are allowed on NYC Subways at all times, however, bikes are not allowed on New York City buses.
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Truck Safety

Parkways Brochure
Certain roadways within New York City have commercial vehicle restrictions regarding vehicle height and clearance, particularly trucks. Please download this brochure for information on parkway regulations for trucks, prepared by NYCDOT and NYSDOT.
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Parking Information

Clergy Brochure 
Clergy Parking Permits are issued to houses of worship for their clergy who satisfy certain conditions: their passenger vehicle must carry no more than 15 people; and the vehicle shall be used while conducting ministerial duties at their houses of worship and at hospitals. Please download a brochure for information on how to obtain a Clergy Parking Permit.
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2012 Alternate Side Parking Calendar
The City suspends Alternate Side Parking (ASP) rules for street cleaning on major legal and religious holidays. Please download an "ASP" or "Alternate Side Parking" suspension calendar.
Learn more (in PDF)

2013 Alternate Side Parking Calendar
The City suspends Alternate Side Parking (ASP) rules for street cleaning on major legal and religious holidays. Please download an "ASP" or "Alternate Side Parking" suspension calendar.
Learn more (in PDF)

Got Tickets Brochure
This brochure is a guide to understanding the rules of parking tickets. It lists each parking violation and describes possible defenses for violations and evidence needed to support those defenses.
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