Fed Panel Wants to Confront the Role of Aggressive Auto Advertising in U.S. Road Deaths
As Greyhound Stations Go Extinct, Low-Income Thanksgiving Travelers are Left Out in the Cold
Pols Detail ‘Road Map’ For Safe Streets in Western Queens
A group of western Queens lawmakers released a plan for street safety projects they want to see before 2030.
A ‘Giving Tuesday’ Streetsblog Primer
Before we ask for your donation, let us prove to you that we're worthy of it!
Top NJ Lawmaker Proposes Major Reforms to Fight Temporary License Plate Fraud
The new legislation follows a seven-month Streetsblog investigation that found widespread fraud involving temp tags, with car dealers abusing weak state regulations and selling paper plates illegally to drivers using them to evade accountability on the road.
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Meet the E-Bike Using New Yorkers — Normal People Who Want Politicians to Stop Demonizing Them
One has bad knees and needs help to get around. Another has kids who have to get to soccer. And another buys groceries in one big trip. They're e-bike users — and they oppose a controversial City Council bill that would require license plates and registration.
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.”
Victim’s Dad: ‘Streetsblog Changed My Perspective Forever’
Streetsblog opened my eyes to a different way of looking at our streets. Together, we can transform them.
Key Upper West Side Pol Gale Brewer Comes Out Against E-Bike Registration Bill
The dean of Manhattan's political establishment is the latest elected official to distance herself from a bill that would require registration for every e-bike in the city.
Monday’s Headlines: Streetsblog Monday Edition
We'll get back to the grind today with lots of stories about livable streets. But first, the weekend's news.
Highway Boondoggles 2023: The Pain in Maine Falls Mainly in … Gorham
Here's a self-defeating new highway that will merely exacerbate suburban sprawl — reinforcing the very conditions that are causing the traffic problems in the first place!
Highway Boondoggles 2023: Pandering in the Panhandle
How bad is this boondoggle? Supporters are trying to sell it as if it includes a fancy deck plaza — which it does not.
Thursday’s Headlines: Turkey Day Edition
We love Thanksgiving and will be off all day today. But first, some news.
Delivery Companies Don’t Want to Supply Delivery Workers With Safe Batteries and Bikes
Bronx Council Member Oswald Feliz introduced the legislation, but the tech companies don't like it.
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.
Opinion: Escaping Our Car Culture by Bus
"We are, paradoxically, dependent on public transit and plagued by the congestion posed by millions of cars, choking exhaust, hundreds of annual traffic crash deaths, and the nation’s slowest bus service."
EYES ON THE STREET: Berry Street Bike Boulevard Is a Model for Low-Traffic Streets
Berry Street has become a model for what low-traffic streets can look like.
Tuesday’s Headlines: That Thing that’s Going Around Edition
Yes, we're sneezing. But we'll get right to the news.
One Year Later, Delivery Workers Are Still Waiting for Their Charging Hubs
More than a year — and a dozen-plus fatal fires — since the city announced charging stations for delivery workers, the hubs aren't ready,
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?