‘Cooper’s Troopers’: Teens March for Last Time to Honor Classmate Killed by a Driver 9 Years AgoBy Kevin Duggan | | No Comments
The youngsters — "Cooper's Troopers" — have been doing the walk from the Calhoun School every year to the intersection where Cooper was killed, and Thursday marked the final time for their tribute as they are set to graduate this year.
UPTOWN SUNK: Parks Dept’s Poor Work on Hudson River Greenway is Already Caving InBy Kevin Duggan | | No Comments
"The patch-and-paste didn’t take," said one user. "Especially at night, it comes upon you pretty abruptly — it can throw somebody off their bike."
Safety at Last! City Will Finally Finish Queens Blvd. Bike Lane, Promised a Decade AgoBy Kevin Duggan | | No Comments
The Department of Transportation said it will repurpose a travel lane in each direction for bike lanes between Union Turnpike in Forest Hills and Hillside Avenue in Briarwood.
Sanitation Restaurant Trash Plan Threatens to Gobble Up More Sidewalk: AdvocatesBy Kevin Duggan | | No Comments
New York City's already crowded sidewalks could get even more clogged under a new proposal to let restaurants leave trash cans out at all hours — spurring some advocates to call on the city to have eateries instead leave waste receptacles in the street.
Flatbed Trucker Fatally Strikes Pedestrian on 125th Street in East HarlemBy Kevin Duggan | | No Comments
The trucker struck the 53-year-old man near Third Avenue just before 10:40 a.m., and the victim died at the scene, according to the NYPD.
‘Shattered’: Driver Fined Just $250 After Killing Queens ManBy Kevin Duggan | | No Comments
The wheels of justice grind on.
RED TAPE: Council’s Outdoor Dining Bill Could Undo Gains of Pandemic ProgramBy Kevin Duggan | | No Comments
“The cost for us, it’s probably gonna mean the end of outdoor dining as we know it.”
Council Moves Final Outdoor Dining Bill as Seasonal ProgramBy Kevin Duggan | | No Comments
The City Council will finally move forward with plans for a permanent outdoor dining program that would restrict "streeteries" in the roadway to eight months out of the year while, according to new legislation released on Thursday.
A Bridge Too Far: City Seeks Authority to Ban Sellers From SpansBy Kevin Duggan | | No Comments
DOT wants to officially ban street vendors from its bridges after NYPD temporarily ejected sellers from the Brooklyn Bridge promenade in January — raising the alarm for merchants who say they have fewer and fewer places to hawk their wares.
HOOPLA: City Adds $30M for Managing Open StreetsBy Kevin Duggan | | No Comments
The Department of Transportation will bring in managers to help with day-to-day operations and management for pedestrian-friendly spaces, including open streets, plazas, shared streets, slow streets, street furniture and bike corrals.
No Green: Meeker Bike Lane Delayed; DOT Blames Traffic Light ContractorBy Kevin Duggan | | No Comments
The upgrades — which promise to improve a mile-long stretch that is now a dangerous sluice between the Kosciuszko Bridge and Metropolitan Avenue — were slated to be done by the end of last year, but the DOT will only be part of the way done by the end of this year.
Cops: Driver Who Killed 7-Year-Old Girl in Astoria is CollaredBy Kevin Duggan | | No Comments
Police on Tuesday morning arrested the woman they say fatally struck a 7-year-old girl in Astoria with her car in February, charging the motorist with criminally negligent homicide, a felony that carries a top jail sentence of four years.