David was Streetsblog’s do-it-all New York City beat reporter from 2015 to 2019. He returned as deputy editor in 2023 after a three-year stint at the New York Post.
Wednesday’s Headlines: Unjustified Victory Lap Edition
Cyclist deaths are surging, but Mayor Adams is shining that turd. Plus other news.
Q&A: Two Barcelona Bike Activists On Mobilizing Against ‘Bikelash’
Streetsblog sat down with two cycling advocates from Barcelona to discuss their strategies for combating “bikelash.”
MTA’s ‘Hope’ for Eric Adams: ‘Stay With Us’ On Fordham Road
"Our hope is that we DOT stays with us and we're implementing this, hopefully, later this year," MTA New York City Transit President Richard Davey said.
Wednesday’s Headlines: Mayor Talks Traffic Safety Edition
The mayor suggested speed demons should have a designated track for their reckless behavior "like Floyd Bennett Field." Plus other news.
Friday’s Headlines: Gateway Tunnel Funding Edition
New York's own Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced the news at a press conference — plus other news.
Friday’s Headlines: Heastie’s Excuses Edition
On Thursday, we finally heard directly from man who refused to bring "Sammy's Law" to a vote. Plus other news.
With Fed OK in Hand, Hochul Goes Full-Speed Ahead on Congestion Pricing
Drivers stuck in congestion have an "incredible alternative," the governor said — "public transportation."
Tuesday’s Headlines: Remembering Richard Ravitch Edition
New York lost a civic titan over the weekend. Plus other news.
City Must Think Big on Canal Street, Survey Shows
Survey says: Fix this street! (Which, by the way, we've been talking about for decades.)
Thursday’s Headlines: Mayor Adams Blasts Food Delivery ‘Hypocrisy’ Edition
JOCO Concierge the latest attempt to provide a place for delivery workers to rest between jobs, though it won't be open to everyone.