Today’s Headlines

  • Over 300K Participate in March (NYT, WSJ), But Can NYC Withstand Climate Change Summit? (PIX)
  • De Blasio Announces Climate Plan, With Focus on Energy-Efficient Buildings (NYT)
  • NYPD Van Crash Kills Officer, Injures 8 More (NYT); News: There Are 4,000 NYPD Wrecks Annually
  • NYPD Confiscates Jason Marshall’s Bike as Evidence, Source Says Felony Charges Possible (Post)
  • Post: With 316 Pedestrian Injuries in 2013, Cyclists Are Clearly Out of Control (1, 2, 3, 4, 5)
  • Trottenberg Treats ABC 7‘s Meaningless Bike Lane Stats Awfully Seriously
  • Witnesses Detain Hit-and-Run Driver After Edenwald Collision, Pedestrian in Critical Condition (News)
  • Not Enough Crossing Guards to Go Around for Schools in Queens, Manhattan, and the Bronx (DNA)
  • Yellow and Boro Cab App Providers Team Up to Take on Uber (Crain’s)
  • Rockefellers Divest From Oil Stocks (NYT); Schneiderman to Call for New Climate Change Laws (CapNY)
  • Steve Vaccaro Talks With Brian Lehrer About New York State DMV’s Bike Ticket Scam (WNYC) 

More headlines at Streetsblog USA

  • Dan Berkman

    So the lesson here is: If you operate your bike recklessly and are in an accident you will be treated as sociopath and sent to prison but if you drive your car like a sociopath every single day and hurt someone you will be treated as just another poor soul involved a tragic accident.

  • Yes, I still blame cars

    “And during non car hours between the pedestrian /child cyclist lane and the bike/cop/parks vehicle lane.”

    Or there could be only “non-car” hours in the park, always. Set the whole thing up for bikes and peds 24/7.