Wall Street Journal: New PAC to Back Pedestrians, Bikes

The Wall Street Journal interviewed Steve Vaccaro about the creation of StreetsPAC, the livable streets political action committee.

A group of activists who favor the city’s recent investments in bike lanes, pedestrian-only street plazas and other urban elements that don’t cater to cars have a plan for ensuring the movement continues: a political-action committee.

The group will announce the launch of StreetsPAC on Thursday, and has already secured about $30,000 in pledges from supporters, organizers said.

“We think we can harness what we’ve already seen is a burgeoning movement in communities and neighborhoods, something that is evident to anyone who’s been attending community board meetings and town halls and other public events over last five years,” Mr. Vaccaro said.

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