Today’s Headlines

  • More on City Council Passing Vision Zero Bills (NYT, News, CapNY, Advance, WNYC, NY1, WPIX)
  • Grieving Family of Noshat Nahian Thanks City Council for New Laws (WPIX)
  • Justin Davidson: Traffic Safety Should Not Be Controversial, But We’re a Long Way From Zero (NY Mag)
  • Father of Boy Run Over by Truck in Morningside Park: “Some Things Can Be Prevented” (News)
  • Driver Critically Injures Flatbush Boy, 11 (NY1, News); Post: “He Ran Onto a Busy Street…No Criminality”
  • Because of Albany, Speed Cams Shut Off When Crashes Are at Their Highest (WNYC)
  • Anatomy of a Capital Project Delay: The 7 Train Extension’s Custom Diagonal Elevator (NYT)
  • Tower Proposal Next to Grand Central Includes Turning Vanderbilt Ave. Into Plaza (NYT, WSJ)
  • Next City Went to the Citi Bike Data Hack Night to Learn About Tools and Apps for Bike-Share Users
  • If Cycling Is Such a Menace, Why Do People Walk in NYC’s Bike Lanes? (Bike Snob)

More headlines at Streetsblog USA

  • bolwerk

    “Thank you for doing that really obvious thing you should have done years ago.”

  • vnm

    Awesome: The Bike Snob piece was one of the more entertaining things I’ve read in a while.

  • Tyler

    Is it called a “horizontal elevator” instead of a funicular because it’s small? Cuz, isn’t that what it is, a funicular?

  • Steve O’Neill

    Okay, so once de Blasio signs intro 238, it will be a misdemeanor to hit and injure a cyclist or pedestrian who has the right of way. Does this mean if the driver is breaking one other law, that the “rule of two” for criminal negligence will be satisfied in these cases?

  • Tyler

    (sorry, I meant to type “diagonal elevator”)

  • Sabina
  • dr2chase

    Yes, it is pretty damn funny that we *encourage* pedestrians and cyclists to use the same 12-foot strip of asphalt when it is a multi-use path, but anywhere else, suddenly cyclists are a mortal threat.