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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

‘Betrayal’: Adams Caves to Opposition, Abandons Bus Improvement Plan on Fordham Road

The capitulation on Fordham Road is the latest episode in which the mayor has delayed or watered down a transportation project in deference to powerful interests.

September 22, 2023

Thursday Headlines: UN Hypocrisy Week Edition

The Bronx Zoo and the New York Botanical Garden preach climate action, yet still oppose better bus service. Plus other news.

September 21, 2023

DOT Continues to Ignore Dangers it Created on Brooklyn’s Fourth Ave

The Department of Transportation is still willfully endangering cyclists on Brooklyn's Fourth Avenue.

September 18, 2023

MTA ‘Bungles’ Increased R Train Service Promise

The MTA is under fire for not fully delivering on the eight-minute midday service that it promised to riders weeks ago.

September 8, 2023

QueensLink Transit Supporters Press Case at City Hall

"Yes, we want a park and yes we want a light rail. We can have both," said one local pol.

September 7, 2023

N.J.’s Congestion Pricing Lawsuit: Here’s Why It Should Fail

New Jersey is trying to get a judge to require an environmental impact statement for congestion pricing. But "in practice, the FHWA did many of the things that would be required under an environmental impact statement, so it's kind of like they did an EIS without calling it an EIS," according to one expert.

September 6, 2023

Citi Bike at Citi Field?! Mets and DOT Are Finally Talking

The Mets may or may not be competitive in 2024, but the organization is in talks for a big mobility acquisition next year.

August 29, 2023

Bridge Shopping, ‘Double Tolls’ and Tunnel Credits: Making Sense of This Summer’s Congestion Pricing Debate

The congestion pricing debate is getting a little stuffy. Allow us to clear things up.

August 24, 2023

New Web Tool Draws Attention to NYC’s Traffic Violence Crisis Under Eric Adams

"The Cost of Cars" tracks the daily carnage on New York City streets amid an unprecedented rise in cyclist fatalities.

August 8, 2023