Paul Revere embarked on his midnight ride from Boston to Lexington more than a year before the United States declared independence. Nevertheless, with the Fourth of July around the corner, this toon from Tom Toles seemed appropriate today.
It’s that time. Time to take stock of the year in livable streets. Time to revisit the great media bike freakout of 2011. Time to feel the agony of transit raids and savor the joy of victories over the bikelash all over again. Yes, the polls are open for the people’s choice categories in Streetsblog’s […]
There are less than 36 hours left in Streetsblog’s first online auction, with more than a dozen items up for grabs. Whether or not you win an auction item in the end, your bids will help Streetsblog and Streetfilms produce media that makes the case for safer streets, effective transit, and livable neighborhoods. So why […]
A driver struck and killed Terrence Montrose, 26, as he was walking along Rockaway Point Boulevard in Breezy Point, Queens, just after midnight on Sunday. The 22-year-old driver, whose name has not been released by police, remained at the scene, and no charges were filed. NYPD says an investigation is ongoing. According to NYPD, Montrose, who lived in […]
Okay, here we are with less than 12 hours to go in the Streetsblog+Streetfilms spring pledge drive. We need about $2,000 in reader support to hit our target of $30,000. Thrilling! I’m going to keep this post short and to the point. Since we started doing these pledge drives two years ago, hundreds of readers […]
Everyone knows that Phoenix has a huge sprawl problem. But now transit-oriented development is on the upswing in this Sun Belt metropolis. In December, the Phoenix region opened one of the most ambitious transit projects in recent U.S. history: a 20-mile light rail line with 28 stops serving three cities (Phoenix, Tempe, and Mesa). Future […]