Street Quotes: Post-Labor Day Re-Acclimation

Overheard on Sunday afternoon in Carrol Gardens, Brooklyn where a boy of about  five years of age waited impatiently to cross the street with his mother:

"You’ve got to be very careful, honey. We’re not in Nantucket anymore. People here don’t stop for little boys to cross the street."


Bloomberg Announces Carpool Rule for Manhattan-Bound Drivers

After a morning and afternoon when car traffic completely clogged NYC streets and river crossings, Mayor Bloomberg announced new restrictions for drivers entering Manhattan via bridges and tunnels on Thursday and Friday. On most crossings, only cars with three or more people will be allowed to enter Manhattan. “Anybody that tried to drive around New […]

DNAInfo: Pedestrians Have No Time to Cross Delancey

In the wake of the death of Dashane Santana, the 12-year-old girl killed by a minivan driver while she was crossing Delancey Street earlier this month, Lower East Side leaders are demanding safety improvements for the many pedestrians who cross this approach to the Williamsburg Bridge. Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Borough President Scott Stringer, State […]