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The Weekly Carnage

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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 (2 killed this week, 11 this year, 3 drivers charged*) Midwood: 58-Year-Old Pedestrian Hit by One Driver, Fatally Struck by […]

Today’s Headlines

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City Hall’s Times Square Task Force Backs Plazas, Proposes Limits on Performers (NYT) Man Arrested After Intentionally Mowing Down Construction Workers in Midtown (DNA) More Coverage of Uber Driver Who Hit Kids on Bronx Sidewalk (News, Post, Gothamist) Tractor-Trailer Driver Injures Man in Crown Heights Crosswalk (DNA) Port Authority Commissioner Kenneth Lipper Wants Amtrak Ticket […]

The Weekly Carnage

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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 Since Nov. 16, 144 This Year, 12 Drivers Charged*) Union Square: Skateboarder Kyle Larson, 20, Killed by Truck […]

Today’s Headlines

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Now That Motorists Are Taken Care Of, City Will Clear Bike Lanes (DNA) NYC Is Working to Improve Snow Removal, But Not to Help People Who Aren’t Driving (NYT) De Blasio Apparently Has the Votes to Restrict Horse Carriages and Sink the Pedicab Industry (Politico) MTA Officials Shrug Off Cuomo’s Budget Bait-and-Switch (WNYC) Electeds Want Answers on Upcoming L Train Shutdown (Gothamist); DNA […]

Today’s Headlines

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Health Department: The Number of New Yorkers Who Bike Is on the Rise (AMNY) The Driver Who Killed 13-Year-Old Jazmine Marin Gets a Pass From NYPD (News, Post) Surely This State DOT Highway Expansion Will Fix Staten Island’s Traffic Problems (DNA) Passenger Exiting SUV Doors Northbound Cyclist on Jay Street By MetroTech (Bklyn Paper) Woodhaven SBS NIMBYs Also Detest Expansion […]

Today’s Headlines

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Second Ave Subway to East Harlem? Maybe Not, If Capital Plan Falters (NYT, Crain’s, 2nd Ave Sagas) On Filling Gap in MTA Capital Plan, De Blasio Tries to Keep Focus on Albany (NY1) Driver Arrested Under Right-of-Way Law After Jeanine Deutsch, 85, Dies of Injuries (DNA, News) MTA May Seek to Cut Down on Turns in Bus Routes to Reduce Pedestrian […]