A school bus on Amrom Altman’s block. Image: Google Street View. A yeshiva bus hit and killed a four-year-old boy in Borough Park this morning, the Times reports. According to witnesses, the child, Amrom Altman, was running after his school bus when he slipped on ice. The driver didn’t see Altman and continued to drive […]
Just a few years ago, Fourth Avenue was a six-lane roadway filled with car traffic and hostile to anyone walking or biking.
Over the past few months, Livable Streets Education has worked with schools across New York City on We’re Walking Here NYC. Educators were asked to engage students in an exercise that highlights the importance of safety, healthy choices, walkable streets and sustainable transportation, and to share that message with others. This was the pilot run […]
Youth advocate Oswald Bowman kicks things off at yesterday’s rally for a car-free Prospect Park. The Prospect Park Youth Advocates led a joyous procession over the Brooklyn Bridge yesterday afternoon on their way to deliver more than 10,000 letters to Mayor Bloomberg in support of a car-free park. The youth advocates and students from Freedom […]
Eduard Nikhman was charged with two counts of manslaughter, two counts of assault, homicide, and driving while impaired by drugs -- all felonies -- as well as speeding, reckless driving, and failure to obey a traffic device.
A pair of Ikea buses clog Clinton St. in Cobble Hill. A tipster sends along a disturbing Red Hook Ikea traffic update. The residents of Cobble Hill and Carroll Gardens are going nuts about the Ikea buses that have decided against Hicks and gone with Clinton as a route. The buses, every hour on the […]