Today’s Headlines

  • Read the First Ripples of What Will Surely Become a Tsunami of Bike-Share Press (WNYC, WABC, NYT)
  • Esquire Profiles the JSK Way — And Drops a Bike-Share Hint or Two
  • Gothamist Pulls Out Stats on Rising Cyclist Injuries and Questions NYPD Enforcement Priorities
  • More Coverage of the Bus Lane Cam Debut From DNAInfo, NYT, Post
  • Speeding Hit-and-Run Driver Kills 39-Year-Old Bronx Resident Graziano Abreu on Jerome Ave (News)
  • Michael Daly Remembers James Rice, Calls for More Humane Streets and Traffic Controls (News)
  • Christie on Board With Secaucus 7 Concept (NY1)
  • David Seifman Picks Up the Health Department’s Pedestrian Safety Study for the Post
  • Drag Racers Terrify Maspeth and Woodside Residents (WABC)
  • Spectacular Pedicab Paranoia on the Post Editorial Page
  • Ben Kabak Smacks Down 34th Street Transitway NIMBYs
  • This Morning Is Your Last Chance to Weigh in on Riverside Center and Its Excessive Parking (DNAInfo)
  • Eighty Percent of Copenhageners Keep on Bicycling Through Their Snowy Nordic Winter (Copenhagenize)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • TKO

    The city is right to go after cyclist who break the law. I saw cyclist his by a car the other day.It was the cyclist fault not the automobiles. The cyclist came out off the sidewalk straight into traffic the wrong direction of traffic right in front of a vehicle. Luckily he was unharmed. It was clearly his fault not the driver. He had almost hit me as a pedestrian moments before riding into the street. Maybe if he had followed the law none of this would have happened.

    Sadly you can be at almost any intersection as I do on my bicycle waiting for the light to change and see cyclist blow through them with total disregard for the safety of pedestrians and themselves. Why the need? Safety first.

  • Larry Littlefield

    Profile of JSK in Crain’s.

    “While the creation of the Times Square plazas outraged many area merchants, today the bulk of them favor making the plazas permanent.”

    Repeating what happened in Milan. Opponents of these changes clearly have a limited window to reverse them before people can see for themselves that the BS thrown around is just that.

  • Kwyjibo

    Stephen Goldsmith just told Brian Lehrer that, while he is skeptical of licensing, the city should look to ticketing cyclists as a revenue source.

  • Remarkable how the Post had to stretch and cite the pre-regulation problems of the pedicab industry in order to fill out their rant against the problems supposedly caused by pedicabs now. Pathetic.


Today’s Headlines

Bloomberg to Launch Consulting Firm for Cities With JSK, Burden, and Other Administration Vets (NYT) Avella and Weprin Offensive Against Move NY: WABC Talks to Drivers, NYT Covers Weprin vs. Weprin MNR Installs Quick Safety Fixes; Why Wasn’t This Done Already? (NYT via 2nd Avenue Sagas) Senators Schumer and Blumenthal Want Funding for More FRA Safety Inspectors (NY1, WCBS) Thakoor Dayaram, 52, Loses Legs […]

Today’s Headlines

News: Citi Bike Deal Calls for Higher Member Fees, Bigger System, REQX Control of Station Sitings Car Thief Hits Mother and Two Kids in Flatlands, Killing 12-Year-Old (NYT, News, WABC, Post) Jacqueline Haeflinger, 58, Killed Trying to Save Her Dog From DSNY Truck (NYT, News, WABC) Wednesday Afternoon Storm Floods Streets, Collapses Wall Under Brooklyn Bridge (News, […]

The Weekly Carnage

The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle violence across the five boroughs and beyond. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage. Fatal Crashes (5 killed this week, 91 this year, 13 drivers charged*) Rockaway Beach: Cyclist Andrzei Wiesniuk, 70, Killed by Man Driving […]

Today’s Headlines

Family of Ryo Oyamada, Pedestrian Killed by NYPD, Takes City to Federal Court (Gothamist) DOT Won’t Confirm Citi Bike Launch Date (AMNY); Post Runs With It; News 12 “Reports” Delay Companies Race to Get In on NYC Bike-Share App Market (TransNat) See This DNAinfo Piece for a Preview of Future Bike-Share Reportage City Says Hail Apps Not […]

Today’s Headlines

De Blasio Still Far Ahead of Lhota in Polls; Latest Q Poll Puts Race at 68-24 (NYT, News) Angel Figueroa, 74, Killed by Three Drivers in Bronx; One Left Scene (WNBC, WABC, Bronx Times, Post) TPL Commissions QueensWay Poll, Finds Three-Quarters of Queens Residents Like the Idea (News) WABC and WCBS Follow the Post in Seeking Out […]

Today’s Headlines

Astorino Wants 12-Mile, Lower-Cost BRT Corridor And a Hard Commitment From State (WNYC) First MTA Service Restoration Revealed: Lower Manhattan’s M9 (News) Red Hook Riders, Transit Workers Hope B77 Is on the List (News) Brooklyn Thrilled About Permanent G Train Extension (DNAinfo) And Gianaris Lobbies to Put W Train, QM22 Back in Service (DNAinfo) De […]