"Adding bike and pedestrian capacity to our bridges is a great idea," a DOT spokesman said, but cited several reasons why it won't happen any time soon.
We'll spend Monday's Yom Kippur holiday doing what we always do: demanding that our public officials atone for their sins of not designing safe streets. Meanwhile, here's the news you might have missed from the weekend:
The NYPD has a history of wrongly ticketing cyclists for made-up rules, misunderstanding vehicular laws, especially when it involves bikers, and even blaming them for their own deaths or injuries after crashes.
New Yorkers came to my aid — but the driver who plowed into me escaped. He knew that, in a city where bicyclists are dehumanized, he could get away with it.
We asked our columnist — the nation's leading expert on carbon emissions — whether winter heat lamps will destroy or save our city. He came down on the latter.
Tens of thousands of parking spaces will be permanently repurposed from free private vehicle storage for use by the city's struggling restaurant owners as part of a revolution in public space unleashed on Friday by Mayor de Blasio.