Profile: Jimmy Van Bramer

mark_weprin.jpgJimmy Van Bramer, Council District 26, Queens  

Jimmy Van Bramer has long been a champion for safe and complete streets. He has stood with victims' families when reckless drivers have taken their lives, and has tirelessly advocated for more effective traffic laws. A supporter of Vision Zero, he introduced speed-camera legislation in the City Council, initiated the first bicycling town hall in New York City, and has led the charge for Citi Bike expansion in Queens. He's a strong supporter of extending the bike-lane network, including dedicating a lane for cyclists on the Pulaski Bridge. Van Bramer has advocated for smarter parking policies and plans to work with constituents and the Department of Transportation to create several new pedestrian plazas in his district.

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