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Dave Colon

Dave Colon is a reporter from Long Beach, a barrier island off of the coast of Long Island that you can bike to from the city. It’s a real nice ride.  He’s previously been the editor of Brokelyn, a reporter at Gothamist, a freelance reporter and delivered freshly baked bread by bike. Dave is on Twitter as @davecolon. Email Dave Colon at dcolon@streetsblog.org

DOT Trims Willoughby Ave. Open Street Hours Because ‘Streets Are For All New Yorkers’

It's a big hit on the same open street that key mayor adviser Ingrid Lewis-Martin tried to remove less than two months into Mayor Adams's tenure.

April 11, 2024

First Look: The DOT Finally Has Plans For Its Queensboro Bridge Pedestrian Path

"We welcome the anticipated late summer 2024 opening of the walkway, but we remain concerned about date slippage," said one Council member.

April 8, 2024

New Jersey’s Case Against Congestion Pricing Hits Troubled Waters on Hearing’s Second Day

The Garden State's lawyer exposed the holes in its case by failing to cite any provision to back his claim that "the obligation of NEPA is to mitigate everywhere you find impacts."

April 5, 2024

Reporter’s Notebook: NJ Finally Gets Its Day in Court in Congestion Pricing Suit

New Jersey's lawsuit against the first congestion tolls in American history finally gets a hearing Newark. Here's a run through of the trial's first day.

April 4, 2024

Curtain Raiser: This Week’s Congestion Pricing Hearing Isn’t What You Think

Senior Judge Leo Gordon now holds the fate of congestion pricing in his hands. What will he do?

April 2, 2024

The Toll of History: MTA Board Approves $15 Congestion Pricing Fee

New York City's congestion pricing tolls are one historic step closer to reality after Wednesday's 11-1 MTA board vote. Next step: all those pesky lawsuits.

March 28, 2024

Republican Suffolk Co. Exec’s Pick for MTA Board Backs Congestion Toll

Another county heard from — and this time, it's making sense!

March 20, 2024

Supporters of Congestion Pricing Outnumbered Foes 2-1 in Final Input

Pro-congestion pricing commenters nearly doubled the number of people opposed to the forthcoming tolls during the MTA's final round of public input.

March 19, 2024

Ossé: Bedford Ave. Bike Lane is Stuck in DOT’s ‘Community Engagement’ Purgatory

"Over the past couple weeks [the DOT] has been saying that they need to do more community engagement on the issue," the Council member said of the much-discussed project.

March 19, 2024