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.
Dump Truck Driver Kills School Crossing Guard in Queens
A right-turning dump truck driver struck and killed a school crossing guard at the corner of two of the city's deadliest roads on Friday morning, police said.
Friday’s Headlines: Bipartisan War on E-Bikes Edition
Brooklyn Democrat Chi Ossé is the latest City Council co-sponsor of a proposed e-bike license plate requirement.
City Hall Uses Flimsy Data to Blame E-bikes for Rise in Cycling Deaths
The "proliferation" of e-bikes is "driving" a surge in cyclist death this year, City Hall claimed Tuesday.
Crunching the Data on the Record-Setting Year For Cyclist Deaths
Ninety-four percent of the year's record-setting number of bike deaths occurred on streets without protected bike lanes.
Say Good-Bye to the ‘Free’ Citi Bike E-Bike Loophole
Some electric Citi Bikes that were previously free to unlock and ride will now cost users the "standard" e-bike fee, Lyft said on Monday.
Analysis: DOT’s Curb Management ‘Action’ Couldn’t Come Soon Enough
DOT and Mayor Adams on Tuesday released a 10-point curb management "action plan" full of plans to make plans to reorient curb space away from private car storage.
Serious Traffic Crash Injuries on the Rise: Report
A new online tool tracks serious injury data, which DOT has been required to publish since last year.
Friday’s Headlines: Migrants and Mopeds Edition
NYPD officers staged an early morning raid on unlicensed mopeds parked outside a Bushwick migrant shelter. Plus more news.
NYPD All But Abandons Idling Enforcement Amid Climate Crisis
The number of idling violations issued by NYPD is down 99 percent from five years ago, according to publicly available stats.