Wednesday, October 30, 2013 UPDATE
Our hommage a Banksy stencil has been stolen, probably by an art
speculator, er, collector,
or perhaps by a rogue collective of connoisseur cops:
The Gothamist has more.
Monday, October 28, 2013
Right Of Way members took a leaf from street artist Banksy's book tonight at
the site of last month's assault on Alexian Lien:
Animal New York
Sunday, October 13, 2013
Right Of Way members today completed a fifty-mile memorial ride, stenciling
at eight locations in four of the five boroughs, for children under eight
years old who were killed by automobile this year. More details here.
UPDATE: Also reported in the Daily News.
October 11, 2013 -- After some years of dormancy, Right Of Way is in the process of being
reconstituted, with a membership comprised of some old-timers and an abundant infusion of fresh
blood. This clunky venerable site will soon have a new look and new content (as well as the archives
from our earlier incarnation). Stay tuned!
This is the Right Of Way home page. Right Of Way is a group of
activists dedicated to asserting the rights of car-free street users -- including pedestrians, cyclists, and skaters --
back against car domination. Our home base is New York City, but we hope
to report on, and help stimulate, action and awareness in other
locales as well.
A fuller account of our outlook and intentions is in our manifesto.
activities to date include:
- stenciling street memorials to dead pedestrians and cyclists (since late 1996, we
have marked some 270 sites in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx, and Queens);
- systematically analyzing NYC traffic fatalities to
determine who's getting killed, and how, and why;
- outreach actions ranging from op-ed pieces to demonstrations; and of course
- this website.
The website will contain essays, research, rabble-rousing, and reflections on car culture and the car economy, and on ways to cure these pathological
Wondering about, or annoyed by, the phrase "cars suck", which you may see from time to time around here? Read some thoughts on the
Inquiries or comments, either about the site or about the project overall, can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Last updated: October 13, 2013