The Explainer: What’s Next for Congestion Pricing?
Let's run through the major issues still looming over New York City's first-in-the-nation congestion toll.
Elon Musk’s Cybertruck is the Perfect Killing Machine
The Cybertruck represents a lot of what's wrong with the U.S. transportation system — even as it purports to address those problems.
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Adams Says He’ll Ban Parking Near 1,000 Intersections Every Year To Make Corners Safer
The city will daylight 1,000 intersections a year. A Brooklyn corner where a boy was killed in a crash is still waiting for the safety upgrades.
City Hall Functionary is Quietly Interfering with Critical Street Safety Initiatives: Sources
"He only was going to raise the concerns that you’re going to hear from car drivers," one official said. "He’s never been on the pro-pedestrianization, pro-bike-lane side.”
A ‘Giving Tuesday’ Streetsblog Primer
Before we ask for your donation, let us prove to you that we're worthy of it!
DOT’s New Emissions Rule is a Big Deal, Even if It Doesn’t Punish States for Polluting
No states will face penalties for building needless toxic road projects — but they also won't be able to hide those impacts from the public.
Cops Search for Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed 3-Year-Old in Queens
The merciless motorist killed 3-year-old Quintas Chen in downtown Flushing, Queens on Wednesday night.
Unlike Mayor Adams, Gov. Hochul’s Support for Congestion Pricing Toll is Full-Throated
The governor said what needed to be said.
Congestion Pricing Mayhem: Mayor Adams Already Raising Concerns About Toll He Says He Supports
Mayor Adams said the pricing scheme should merely be the "beginning of the conversation" with "communities to deliberate and to make a determination of who is going to be exempted."
Thursday’s Headlines: Congestion Pricing Will Be $15 Edition
The proposed congestion pricing toll is $15 for cars entering Manhattan below 60th Street, the TMRB said on Wednesday. Plus more news.
Three NYC Asphalt Trucks Exploded Last Spring, Raising Safety, Environmental Concerns: Records
The explosions raise questions about the city's decision to use a paving material that other cities have phased out because of safety and environmental risks, an official said.
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.
MTA Bus Lane Cameras Will Zap Motorists Who Double Park and Block Bus Stops
If you love blocking buses and bus stops, it's time to get a new hobby.
Eyes on the Street: Long Island City Bike Lanes Are a Good Start — But More Needed
The city unveiled three new protected bike lanes in Long Island City, but advocates want more to fill in a neighborhood-wide safe cycling network.
Eric Adams’s McGuinness Blvd. Capitulation Did ‘Nothing’ for Pedestrians, Greenpoint Pols Charge
Mayor Adams's watered down bike lane redesign of McGuinness Boulevard failed to improve pedestrian safety, elected officials charged.
Wednesday’s Headlines: We Beat the DOT Edition
We beat the DOT in court after it rejected our FOIL request. Plus more news.
Highway Boondoggles 2023: Is the BQE the Queen of All Boondoggles?
Built between 1937 and 1964, the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway is an enduring symbol of the destructive, car-centric transportation planning of the early- to mid-20th century.
Capital Idea: MTA Spending Pours Cash into Every District in the State, Report Says
Komanoff: The Congestion Toll Solution That Could Have Been
Rest in Peace, 15-9-3. Let’s hope whatever toll rabbit the panel pulls out of the hat this month breeds contentment, not contempt.
Garden Potty: NJ Reveals That Its Turnpike Widening Will Add Hundreds MORE Cars to Canal Street Sewer
And they're suing us to stop congestion pricing?! New Jersey's $11-billion Turnpike widening will dump hundreds more cars onto Canal Street via the Holland Tunnel, which is an outrage.
Analysis: Congestion Pricing Fee May Be Too Low for Taxi and Uber Riders
Taxi passengers are going to get a break from congestion tolling — but is it too generous a break?