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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 is proud of the fact that he does a 90 percent good job. Email Gersh at gersh@streetsblog.org

Analysis: ‘Dangerous Vehicle Abatement Program’ is a Failure By All Measures

The Department of Transportation wants the Dangerous Vehicle Abatement Program to simply expire in part because it did not dramatically improve safety among these worst-of-the-worst drivers and led to a tiny number of vehicle seizures.

September 22, 2023

Friday’s Headlines: Yes He Said Yes He Will Yes Edition

That headline above is a reference to the last line of James Joyce's Ulysses, which we won't pretend to have read. But we have that ... and other news.

September 22, 2023

Thursday Headlines: UN Hypocrisy Week Edition

The Bronx Zoo and the New York Botanical Garden preach climate action, yet still oppose better bus service. Plus other news.

September 21, 2023

Wednesday’s Headlines: Head-Scratcher Edition

Three items crossed our desk yesterday that simply need to be addressed. Plus other news.

September 20, 2023

Council Needs Info from DOT So it Can Rescue (or Ignore) Fading ‘Dangerous Vehicle Abatement Program’

The Council Transportation Chair said that the DOT's failure to give the Council the required final report has made it difficult to consider the next steps for the program, which expires on Oct. 26.

September 18, 2023

Monday’s Headlines: End Fossil Fuel Edition

Thousands of marchers descended on Manhattan on Sunday with a simple message: End fossil fuel. Plus other news.

September 18, 2023

Senior Struck by Citi Bike Rider Has Died

The 69-year-old pedestrian who had been struck by the rider of an electric Citi Bike last week has died of her injuries, police said late on Friday.

September 16, 2023

Thursday’s Headlines: Get a Job Edition

All the news from Wednesday! Including Dave Colon's foul ball!

September 14, 2023

Industry and Public Don’t Like DOT’s Proposed Cargo Bike Rules

This freight bike rule is going to be a heavy lift, the Department of Transportation learned on Wednesday.

September 13, 2023

Wednesday’s Headlines: Street Fight Edition

We're live from the rally for unsafe streets in Greenpoint. Plus other news.

September 13, 2023