Darren Flusche Recent Posts ‘Community Engagement’ Over Bike Lanes Includes Anti-Bike-Lane Crusader’s Rant From California By Julianne Cuba | Mar 4, 2021 | No Comments The battle to improve our city and make roadways safer now includes people phoning in from California to berate Department of Transportation officials. In Wake of Council Hearing, Mayor Now Wants to Expand NYPD Collision Investigations By Gersh Kuntzman | Mar 4, 2021 | No Comments "Yes, we should expand that capacity," the mayor said on Wednesday. Not so fast, said Council Speaker Corey Johnson. Thursday’s Headlines: Andrew Cuomo, Dinosaur Edition By Eve Kessler | Mar 4, 2021 | No Comments How the governor could display contrition. And ditch his cars. Plus the headlines. E-Scooters Are Best for Short Trips to Transit, Shops: Study By Gersh Kuntzman | Mar 4, 2021 | No Comments Maybe the New York City Department of Transportation got it right? Cops Hunting Hit-and-Run Driver in Fatal Bay Ridge Crash By Gersh Kuntzman | Mar 3, 2021 | No Comments A Bay Ridge senior who was run down and left for dead by a reckless driver has died — and cops are looking for the hit-and-run fiend who killed him. STREETSBLOG USA Mass. Senator Markey Has Four Bills to Loosen Car Culture’s Grip on U.S. Cities By Kea Wilson | Mar 3, 2021 | No Comments The next infrastructure package might bring some of sustainable transportation advocates' most long-sought bills back to life — and establish new pots of money for bike lanes, sidewalks, and more. Thursday’s WEDNESDAY’S Headlines: Cause for Optimism Edition By Streetsblog | Mar 3, 2021 | No Comments Everyone was feeling optimistic yesterday, what with President Biden all but declaring that every American could be vaccinated by the end of May. Plus the other news. ANALYSIS: Mayoral Candidates Have Big Plans For The Streets (But Not All Know How to Get it Done) By Dave Colon | Mar 3, 2021 | No Comments How can big ambitions be achieved? Let's look at what the candidates said at the big Bike NY forum this week. OPINION: MTA’s Failure on the Verrazzano Bridge Reveals its Pro-Car Bias By Daelin Fischman | Mar 3, 2021 | No Comments Harbor Ring Committee Co-Chairman Daelin Fischman sees clear evidence that the agency just doesn't care. Central Park Boss Will Consider Activists’ Dream of Safe Cross-Park Routes By Gersh Kuntzman | Mar 2, 2021 | No Comments "Bicycle and pedestrian safety in our city's parks is extremely important," Mitchell Silver told Streetopia UWS in response to its sustained advocacy for better routes through the park.