Analysis: ‘Dangerous Vehicle Abatement Program’ is a Failure By All Measures
The Department of Transportation wants the Dangerous Vehicle Abatement Program to simply expire in part because it did not dramatically improve safety among these worst-of-the-worst drivers and led to a tiny number of vehicle seizures.
‘Betrayal’: Adams Caves to Opposition, Abandons Bus Improvement Plan on Fordham Road
The capitulation on Fordham Road is the latest episode in which the mayor has delayed or watered down a transportation project in deference to powerful interests.
Madness: Port Authority Will Spend $8.3M to ‘Study’ Widening Outerbridge Crossing
Will this $8.3 million find out anything we don't know about induced demand?
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City of Yes Yes Yes! Adams Calls for Elimination of Parking Mandates on ALL New Housing
Mayor Adams today announced the historic end to one of the city’s most antiquated — and despised — zoning laws requiring the construction of parking with every new development.
Greenway Report: These 6 Bike Paths Are in Unacceptable, Incomprehensible, Outrageous Disrepair
Hey NYC Parks, these city greenways desperately need some TLC.
Say Good-Bye to the ‘Free’ Citi Bike E-Bike Loophole
Some electric Citi Bikes that were previously free to unlock and ride will now cost users the "standard" e-bike fee, Lyft said on Monday.
Industry and Public Don’t Like DOT’s Proposed Cargo Bike Rules
This freight bike rule is going to be a heavy lift, the Department of Transportation learned on Wednesday.
Cruise Ships Saddle Red Hook with Traffic ‘Nightmare,’ Toxic Fumes
Red Hook is drowning in traffic and smog from cruise ships Mayor Adams has touted as a "boost" to the economy.
Thursday Headlines: UN Hypocrisy Week Edition
The Bronx Zoo and the New York Botanical Garden preach climate action, yet still oppose better bus service. Plus other news.
Online Retailers Selling Illegal Batteries and Mopeds to City Buyers
Call it Amazon crime: The mammoth online retailer is selling illegal batteries and mopeds to city residents, despite such devices being forbidden from city streets.
Manhattan BP Wants To Raze FDR Drive South of Brooklyn Bridge
It's a great idea, but will highway-obsessed officials bite?
Wednesday’s Headlines: Head-Scratcher Edition
Three items crossed our desk yesterday that simply need to be addressed. Plus other news.
Adams Expands Trash Containerization, But Bins Will Still Crowd Pedestrian Space
Why are trash bins still going to be on the sidewalk? Better ask Status Quo about that!
GHOST TAGS: Inside NYC’s Black Market for Temporary License Plates
Read all three parts of Jesse Coburn's award-winning investigation.
‘A Very Dangerous Job’: Dozens of NYC School Crossing Guards Injured by Drivers Since 2012, Records Show
As thousands of guards returned to street corners across the city last week for the reopening of public schools, records obtained by Streetsblog reveal the dangers that guards face on the job.
‘Wire’ Creator (and NYC Camera Foe) David Simon Has Received 16 School Zone Speeding Tickets in His Beloved Baltimore
They say that those who can't, teach. But David Simon's record of recidivist reckless driving suggests that those who write about crime commit them, too.
Cops Violated Lawyer’s Civil Rights During Infamous ‘Criminal Mischief’ Arrest: Suit
Famed bike lawyer Adam White fights back against a specious charge for repairing a defaced plate.
Tuesday’s Headlines: BQE Patchwork Edition
The city will close the Queens-bound BQE between Atlantic Avenue and Sands Street for one weekend next month. Plus more news.
Astoria Clamors for Protected Bike Lanes on 31st Ave. ‘Bike Boulevard,’ But DOT Hasn’t Decided
Protected bike lanes are the floor for 31st Avenue.
Council Needs Info from DOT So it Can Rescue (or Ignore) Fading ‘Dangerous Vehicle Abatement Program’
The Council Transportation Chair said that the DOT's failure to give the Council the required final report has made it difficult to consider the next steps for the program, which expires on Oct. 26.
DOT Continues to Ignore Dangers it Created on Brooklyn’s Fourth Ave
The Department of Transportation is still willfully endangering cyclists on Brooklyn's Fourth Avenue.
N.J.’s Congestion Pricing Lawsuit: Here’s Why It Should Fail
New Jersey is trying to get a judge to require an environmental impact statement for congestion pricing. But "in practice, the FHWA did many of the things that would be required under an environmental impact statement, so it's kind of like they did an EIS without calling it an EIS," according to one expert.
Komanoff: Toll Shoppers to MTA: Go Ahead, Make Our Day
Adding a congestion fee on top of the existing Midtown Tunnel toll will cause 8,000 inbound vehicle trips a day to divert onto local streets in Long Island City to access the cheaper Queensboro Bridge.
Opinion: Keep Congestion Pricing True and Equitable By Not Crediting Tunnel Drivers
Every day for six hours, the west side of Manhattan is engulfed in a tsunami of New Jersey drivers. It must end.
Bridge Shopping, ‘Double Tolls’ and Tunnel Credits: Making Sense of This Summer’s Congestion Pricing Debate
The congestion pricing debate is getting a little stuffy. Allow us to clear things up.