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Gersh Kuntzman

Tabloid legend Gersh Kuntzman has been with New York newspapers since 1989, including stints at the New York Daily News, the Post, the Brooklyn Paper and even a cup of coffee with the Times. He’s also the writer and producer of “Murder at the Food Coop,” which was a hit at the NYC Fringe Festival in 2016, and “SUV: The Musical” in 2007. He also writes the Cycle of Rage column, which is archived here.

Friday’s Headlines: Debate This Edition

It was a busy day on the livable streets beat, no matter how the day ended.

June 28, 2024

DOT Begins Slow Process of Lowering Speed Limits on a Small Number of Streets

By the end of 2025, 250 roadway segments, mostly one or two blocks, will get reduced speeds, the agency said.

June 27, 2024

Thursday’s Headlines: Here’s Why We’re Frustrated Edition

Yesterday was another frustrating day for the notion of accountability in government. Plus other news.

June 27, 2024

Hey, Staten Island Drivers, Hochul’s Congestion Pricing ‘Pause’ Screws You, Too

If you think drivers benefit from the congestion pricing pause, Gov. Hochul has a bridge to sell you.

June 26, 2024

Wednesday’s Headlines: Hochul’s MTA Edition

Well, it's official: It's #HochulsMTA. Plus other news.

June 26, 2024

State Comptroller: Loss of Congestion Pricing Revenue Leaves MTA With ‘No Good Options’

Gov. Hochul's indefinite cancellation of congestion pricing represents "a decline in investment in the metropolitan region’s vital transportation system," says Tom DiNapoli.

June 25, 2024

Brooklyn Pol: NYPD’s Enforcement of ‘Jaywalking’ is a ‘Racial Injustice’

The NYPD is "unfairly targeting Black and Hispanic individuals," says a Brooklyn Council member, who wants to change that.

June 25, 2024

Hey, Gov. Hochul, Here’s How Congestion Pricing Would Have Remade Manhattan

Just in time for Sunday night's failed launch of congestion pricing, check out this Streetfilms video from Stockholm.

June 24, 2024

Monday’s Headlines: Kathy’s Congestion Cover-Up Edition

It was yet another big weekend for congestion pricing news, and Gov. Hochul continued to look awful. Plus other news.

June 24, 2024

Federal Judge Sets Aside a Key Congestion Pricing Lawsuit

Gov. Hochul's rationale for killing congestion pricing took another blow on Thursday as a federal judge dismissed one of the major lawsuits against it.

June 21, 2024