CYCLE OF RAGE: Even Cheap Souvenir Plates Fool NYC Speed Cameras — And Piss Off an Out-of-Town Man
You don't have to be SEXY to fool New York City speed cameras. You just have to pretend to be.
Popular Fort Greene Open Street Fizzles After City Pulls Support
DOT reassigned its contractor, and this open street — which once hosted rollicking dance parties — is history.
Two Paths Forward: Broadway Shows What Could Be on Fifth Avenue
It's time to widen Fifth Avenue's sidewalks and add a protected bike lane. Delays hurt everyone.
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City of Yes Yes Yes! Adams Calls for Elimination of Parking Mandates on ALL New Housing
Mayor Adams today announced the historic end to one of the city’s most antiquated — and despised — zoning laws requiring the construction of parking with every new development.
Greenway Report: These 6 Bike Paths Are in Unacceptable, Incomprehensible, Outrageous Disrepair
Hey NYC Parks, these city greenways desperately need some TLC.
Analysis: Everyone Agrees — Less Parking Means More Housing
Let's take a second-day look at Mayor Adams's "City of Yes" zoning proposal to do away with mandatory parking in new developments.
Analysis: ‘Dangerous Vehicle Abatement Program’ is a Failure By All Measures
The Department of Transportation wants the Dangerous Vehicle Abatement Program to simply expire in part because it did not dramatically improve safety among these worst-of-the-worst drivers and led to a tiny number of vehicle seizures.
Fed Up Bronxites Tell Mayor To Forget About Bus Ride Invitation After Fordham Road ‘Betrayal’
"I really would think that our mayor would be a little bit more active and speak with us, because he hasn't really made any time with riders. We're not the enemy. We just want better bus service."
City Pays $150K to Settle Suit Over Cops Who Harassed Man Who Reported Police Parking Misconduct
Justin Sherwood and his lawyer will pocket $152,000 to settle his federal civil rights suit against the city and several officers who harassed him following his 311 calls.
Police Brass Gets Booed During E-Vehicle Safety Alliance Meeting for Applauding Deliveristas
Attendees of the E-Vehicle Safety Alliance's latest meeting castigated a Transportation Bureau deputy inspector for saying that delivery workers are responsive to safety issues.
Thursday’s Headlines: Unsafe School Streets Edition
A school crossing guard was injured by a drunk driver on Tuesday. Plus more news.
EYES ON THE STREET: Drivers Dominate Former W. 22nd Open Street
Meh. The barriers are gone and the cars are back on W. 22nd, but some spaces for people remain.
‘Not Grieving Alone’: A Father’s Artistic Journey After Losing Two Kids to Road Violence
Colin Campbell and his wife Gail Lerner lost both their children in a car crash with impaired driver. Now, it's a show.
GHOST TAGS: Inside NYC’s Black Market for Temporary License Plates
Read all three parts of Jesse Coburn's award-winning investigation.
‘A Very Dangerous Job’: Dozens of NYC School Crossing Guards Injured by Drivers Since 2012, Records Show
As thousands of guards returned to street corners across the city last week for the reopening of public schools, records obtained by Streetsblog reveal the dangers that guards face on the job.
‘Wire’ Creator (and NYC Camera Foe) David Simon Has Received 16 School Zone Speeding Tickets in His Beloved Baltimore
They say that those who can't, teach. But David Simon's record of recidivist reckless driving suggests that those who write about crime commit them, too.
Opinion: Bring Back ‘Give Respect/Get Respect’ Campaign
If cyclists don't throw their own bad apples under the bus, we won't get safer streets, argues this West Side advocate.
Pols: Congress Must Bolster Sustainable Commutes to Reduce Carbon and Congestion
The feds should bolster sustainable commuting modes and transportation demand management strategies.
Tuesday’s Headlines: Don’t Look Up Edition
It's hard to believe that it's going to rain again today, plus other more important news.
Another Flip-Flop: City Hall Allegedly Pauses Almost-Done Underhill Ave. Bike Boulevard
City Hall is intervening in yet another street redesign project, and supporters fear it could be the start of dismantling other improvements.
N.J.’s Congestion Pricing Lawsuit: Here’s Why It Should Fail
New Jersey is trying to get a judge to require an environmental impact statement for congestion pricing. But "in practice, the FHWA did many of the things that would be required under an environmental impact statement, so it's kind of like they did an EIS without calling it an EIS," according to one expert.
Komanoff: Toll Shoppers to MTA: Go Ahead, Make Our Day
Adding a congestion fee on top of the existing Midtown Tunnel toll will cause 8,000 inbound vehicle trips a day to divert onto local streets in Long Island City to access the cheaper Queensboro Bridge.
Opinion: Keep Congestion Pricing True and Equitable By Not Crediting Tunnel Drivers
Every day for six hours, the west side of Manhattan is engulfed in a tsunami of New Jersey drivers. It must end.
Bridge Shopping, ‘Double Tolls’ and Tunnel Credits: Making Sense of This Summer’s Congestion Pricing Debate
The congestion pricing debate is getting a little stuffy. Allow us to clear things up.