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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

Council Member Chi Ossé Blasts DOT For Delaying — And Maybe Killing — Bedford Ave Bike Lane

A Brooklyn Council member resoundingly criticized the Department of Transportation after the agency revealed that a protected bike lane on Bedford Avenue may not happen.

November 2, 2023

City Hall Effort To Upend A Bike Boulevard Gets Underway With Online Survey

Mayor Adams's promised extra outreach on a basically finished bike boulevard in Brooklyn has started, but not the way he promised.

November 2, 2023

MTA: You Don’t Buy Capital Plans At Walgreens So Stop Asking What They Cost

"A major construction project is not something you go down to Walgreens to find the price of," MTA Chairman Janno Lieber said more than once on Wednesday.

October 26, 2023

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?

October 25, 2023

Cops Hunting BMW Driver Who Killed Pedestrian In Astoria Hit-And-Run

A driver who fled the scene of a crash on foot remains at-large hours after striking and killing a pedestrian in Astoria, Queens, cops said.

October 20, 2023

Mayor Adams Blasts Mayor Adams’s DOT Community Outreach Efforts

Mayor Adams unveiled a new community engagement strategy on Tuesday: His administration is going to go door to door on Underhill Avenue to literally ask all the residents what they think about a bike network improvement.

October 17, 2023

The MTA Has A Long Way To Go To Make OMNY Great: Report

MTA leaders may squander OMNY's potential without major changes to fare structures ahead of bring the tech to the LIRR and Metro-North, according to a new report.

October 10, 2023

MTA: Don’t Ask Us How Much It’ll Cost to Keep This System Running Another 20 Years

Some costs were provided, but outside observers were baffled why the MTA neglected to say how much the repair and refresh part would cost.

October 4, 2023

Fed Up Bronxites Tell Mayor To Forget About Bus Ride Invitation After Fordham Road ‘Betrayal’

"I really would think that our mayor would be a little bit more active and speak with us, because he hasn't really made any time with riders. We're not the enemy. We just want better bus service."

September 29, 2023