Brooklyn Paper Launches New Transpo Beat

meanstreets.jpgTo complement your headlines today, check out the Brooklyn Paper’s trio of transportation/public space stories, grouped under a new beat that the paper is calling "Mean Streets."

The "Mean Streets" label may be a bit sensationalized, but hopefully New York’s big dailies will start poaching the Brooklyn Paper’s street-level reporting style.


Three Myths From Marty About the PPW Bike Lane

It’s showtime for the Prospect Park West bike lane, with a bike lane protest and a rally for the redesign coming up tomorrow morning. In a prelude to the big day, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz is making some rounds in the media. The Brooklyn Paper and NY1 got some choice quotes from the beep, […]

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 […]