Mario Valenzuela, 14, was killed on Borden Avenue at around 2 p.m. on Saturday — the 22nd cyclist to die this year, up from 10 in all of 2018.
He was "outside the crosswalk," cops said. One problem? There is no crosswalk at the intersection in question.
Class-cutting school kids in Bushwick and the South Bronx, fear not. The clipboard-wielding women standing outside your school aren’t looking to bust you, they’re trying to help you breathe. As reported in last week’s New Yorker Talk of the Town: The women belong to a nonprofit group called the Asthma Free School Zone, which, […]
But with police hostility to cyclists all over the five boroughs, I shouldn't have been surprised.
The mother of 28-year-old Carling Mott, who was killed last month by a truck driver while biking on the Upper East Side, says streets near schools should be closed to traffic, which is somehow controversial in New York.
Note: Below is the most recent update of DOT’s 9th Street plan. DOT’s press office just called to say that there is no consipracy to hide the plan for 9th Street. They sent it to me a few days ago but it got stuck in their e-mail inbox. Doh! Download the presentation as a PDF […]