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‘Late’ Island Rail Road: LIRR On-Time Stats Obscure Rider Fury at Thousands of Blown Connections

Late trains leave riders little time to make connections scheduled as tight as 4 minutes apart.

After 10-Year-Old Killed By Driver, South Williamsburg Residents Resigned To Dangerous Streets

A 10-year-old Hasidic girl was killed by a driver on her way to school last month, yet there is still no outrage from community members. Here's a deep dive into why.

LETTER FROM SWEDEN: Congestion Pricing Will Make New York a World-Class City

The choice is ours, New York: We can live in a nice, calm, pleasant and economically vibrant European-styled civilization, or we can continue to drive ourselves straight to ruin.

ON THE BIAS: NYPD’s ‘Walking While Black’ Ticketing Continues

NYPD officers wrote 467 summonses for crossing mid-block or against the light — and 92 percent went to Blacks or Latinos. The NYPD declined to comment.

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Car Crashes by City Workers Cost Taxpayers $180M in Payouts Last Year: Report

A record number of victims of crashes involving city employees in city-owned cars filed claims in fiscal year 2023 — and settlements with victims have jumped 23 percent, a new report shows.

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.

Pickup Truck Driver Kills Cyclist in Sunset Park But is Not Charged

The driver was not charged, police said, even though the official narrative clearly indicates that he turned into the cyclist.

Thursday’s Headlines: Both Sides Now Edition

Do we really have to listen to the trolls, the haters and the excessive drivers? Plus other news.

Freed: Maybe Charles Komanoff is Worried That I’m Right on Congestion Pricing

The former City Council member says she doesn't oppose congestion pricing but merely that "a plan this monumental, far-reaching and complicated, that will affect 20 million-plus individuals, requires a full environmental review."

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Congestion Pricing

Komanoff: William (Vickrey), It Was Really Nothing

Former City Council Member Kathryn Freed once said "traffic is killing us in Lower Manhattan." Now, she sues to stop Nobel-Prize-winning economist William Vickrey's congestion pricing idea.

DOT Proposes Bus Lanes To Speed Up Crosstown Transit In Upper Manhattan

Bus lanes are coming to 96th Street as part of a handful of last minute transit and streetscape changes for congestion pricing.

Letter from Sweden: Congestion Pricing is Going to Be Great … With a Few Bumps

Swedes, even drivers, were stunned to hear that a majority of New York-area residents oppose congestion pricing.

The Next Fight: Which Gov’t Vehicles will Get Congestion Pricing Exemptions?

Certain government vehicles will be exempt from paying the congestion pricing toll, but which ones? And how? Let the Explainer explain it all to you.