Kevin Duggan joined Streetsblog in October, 2022, after covering transportation for amNY. Duggan has been covering New York since 2018 after getting his masters in journalism from Dublin City University in Ireland. After some freelancing, he landed a job with Vince DiMiceli’s Brooklyn Paper, where he covered southern Brooklyn neighborhoods and, later, Brownstone Brooklyn. He’s on Twitter at @kduggan16. And his email address is email@example.com.
Asked About Street Safety After Child’s Death, Mayor Says, ‘I Love New York!’
Mayor Adams told a Streetsblog reporter, "I love New York" when asked why residents should trust that he will keep his promise to improve street safety.
BACK OPEN: City Swaps Barricades for Bollards After Abruptly Closing Queensbridge Greenway
The Parks Department reopened the greenway path through Queensbridge Park less than 48 hours after Streetsblog reported the abrupt, unexplained closure.
City Abruptly Shuts Queens Greenway Segment, Putting Cyclists in Danger; Council Member Takes Credit
Apparently, a crucial bike route can just be closed with no warning, hearings or safety detours. And a Council member will also take credit for it!
‘Slap On the Wrist’: Cop Loses 15 Vacation Days, $500 For Harassing 311 Complainant
NYPD Officer John Madera must pay $500 and forfeit 15 days vacation for threatening a man who reported illegal parking outside his precinct.
Red Hook Pushes for Direct Bus to Manhattan; MTA Says (Wait for It) There’s Too Much ‘Congestion’
Red Hook wants a quicker way to get across the river to Manhattan. And the MTA should raise the toll on the Carey Tunnel to make it happen.
Proposed Outdoor Dining Rules Leave Diners Out in the Rain
Shed a tear for the sheds. Unless you like rain, that is.
‘What Do You Stand For’: Brooklynites Call on Council Member to Defend Endangered Street Safety Projects
Just hearing from all sides is not enough.
Brooklyn Board Wants Adams to Stop Letting Cars Dangerously Block Intersections
More than half of New York City crashes happen at intersections.
Adams: Eliminating ‘Parking’ for Trash is ‘Small Price to Pay’
Let's hope Hizzoner still feels that way when angry motorists throw a fit about the loss of "parking."
It’s Starting: City Unveils Trash Containerization for Smaller Buildings
If you're in a building with nine or fewer units, get ready for wheelie bins for trash.