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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

Brooklyn Electeds Demand State Embrace Park Over BQE Trench in Williamsburg

"We're calling on Gov. Kathy Hochul to be a co-applicant alongside the City of New York for federal funding to finally deck the BQE," said Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso.

June 21, 2023

Jesuit-Educated NYC Transit Prez Blasts Fordham U. For ‘Fighting Equity’ For Bus Riders

"I went to three Jesuit institutions in my lifetime, so I was actually very disappointed to see Fordham signing on to this," Davey told reporters. "Jesuit institutions are about equity and about social justice."

June 20, 2023

DOT Adding Badly Needed Upgrade To Parkside Avenue Bike Lane But Delays Other Life-Saving Fixes

The Department of Transportation will make it safer to turn off of and access the Parkside Avenue bike protected bike lane, but the city is still making neighborhoods south of Prospect Park wait for new protected bike lanes.

June 19, 2023

Bus Advocates Target Anti-Busway ‘Hypocrites’ at Bronx Zoo and Botanical Garden

A petition drive by Bronx bus riders calls out the institutions for boosting transit on their websites, but then trying to undermine it in the real world.

June 9, 2023

DOT Nixes Fordham Road Busway Due To ‘Community Concerns’

DOT officials informed the project's community advisory board on May 31 of their intention to kill the Bronx busway and instead shift existing bus lanes away from the curb and extend them by several blocks, according to a presentation posted online late Friday afternoon.

June 7, 2023

Bronx Business Leaders and Local Institutions Want to Halt Bus Fixes on Fordham Rd

Well-connected Bronx businesses don't want Mayor Adams to improve bus service.

May 30, 2023