Parking or Parkland? Brooklyn Judges Could Lose their Perk
Columbus Park should live up to its name, not parking, one lawmaker said.
Divorce NY Style: The Council and DOT Have Moved to Splitsville
It's the battle of who could care less — and safety is losing.
Cyclist Killed After Being Doored Into Traffic on Unsafe Brooklyn Street in Already Violent Year
Broadway's danger is well known to DOT, which named it a Vision Zero Priority Corridor — yet the agency did nothing.
MTA Ditches License Plate-Based Congestion Pricing Disability Exemption
Transit official won't grant congestion pricing disability exemptions any car with a disability license plate after all — opting for a case-by-case registration process instead.
Activists Renew Push For Redesign of Fourth Ave. in Bay Ridge
But where is Council Member Justin Brannan when cyclists and pedestrians need him? He's been AWOL on this issue.
Monday’s Headlines: Flaco, We Hardly Knew Ye Edition
The only story that anyone wanted to talk about was the death of Flaco the owl, but there was plenty of other news.
Greenpoint Woman Dies from Injuries Sustained in Crash
The driver's RAM truck had been nabbed by city speed cameras 26 times since 2018, including nine times last year.
Congestion Pricing Opponents Are Blocking Disabled Access to Mass Transit, Politicians Charge
Just as the MTA begins speeding up new elevator construction, congestion pricing opponents are poised to stop it.
Legislation Introduced in Georgia to Fight Temporary License Plate Fraud
The bill is the most significant effort yet to stop the flow of fraudulent paper tags from Georgia car dealerships to New York City streets.
Community Board Backs DOT Road Diet for Brooklyn’s Deadly Third Av.
“This is just a beginning of what we could do to fix our community,” said one board member. “This is not done, this is not where we finish off.”
Friday’s Headlines: More Lunch Consumption Edition
Streetfilms goes to Paris. Plus more news.
Advocates Slam Albany Pols for Using Transit Fund to Encourage Driving
Gov. Hochul and state legislators in Albany are spending a congestion pricing-adjacent fund on toll rebates for drivers and showing zero interest in bus or rail, transit advocates charged.
Serious Crash in Greenpoint Again Reveals Flaws in City Design, Enforcement Against Reckless Drivers
A woman was seriously injured — and is clinging to life — because a driver with a long record of recklessness slammed into her on a Greenpoint Street as she came home with milk.
Bill to Cut Vehicle Miles in New York Would Also Reduce Traffic Deaths, Costs and Pollution
"As this data makes clear, a new approach will not only protect our climate, but also make New York a safer, more affordable place to live," said state Sen. Andrew Gounardes.
Wednesday’s Headlines: No Times Like This Times Edition
Did the metro editors at the Times have drinks with their New York Post counterparts last week? Plus other news.
Komanoff: What Was Left Unsaid to Congestion Pricing Opponents
Politicians can be diplomatic, but subject matter experts have a responsibility to say the quiet part out loud. Charles Komanoff learned that last Thursday at the latest congestion pricing gripefest.
Congestion Pricing Disability Exemption Better Not Rely on License Plates: Advocates
Disabled driver plates, especially those from out of state, are easy to get and aren't always even used to transport disabled people who are entitled to a toll exemption.
Thursday’s Headlines: Lawsuits vs. Subway Improvements Edition
Anti-congestion pricing lawsuits have officially stopped the MTA capital program in its tracks. Plus more news.