Julianne Cuba joined Streetsblog in February, 2019, after three years covering local news and politics at The Brooklyn Paper. There, she also covered the notoriously reckless private carting industry and hit-and-runs. A 2015 graduate of Stony Brook University’s School of Journalism Master’s Program, she now lives in Brooklyn. Julianne is on Twitter at @julcuba. Email Julianne at email@example.com
Cops Search for Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed 3-Year-Old in Queens
The merciless motorist killed 3-year-old Quintas Chen in downtown Flushing, Queens on Wednesday night.
New York’s High Court Rules in Favor of Protecting Cyclists’ Constitutional Rights
Bicyclists should have the same protection as car drivers against unlawful search and seizure, New York's high court has ruled, but three judges called the decision soft on crime.
Delivery Companies Don’t Want to Supply Delivery Workers With Safe Batteries and Bikes
Bronx Council Member Oswald Feliz introduced the legislation, but the tech companies don't like it.
One Year Later, Delivery Workers Are Still Waiting for Their Charging Hubs
More than a year — and a dozen-plus fatal fires — since the city announced charging stations for delivery workers, the hubs aren't ready,
Amazon Stops Selling Illegal Batteries After City Cease-and-Desist Letter
Following a cease-and-desist letter from the city, Amazon, at least, has partially reformed its illegal ways.
Meet the E-Bike Using New Yorkers — Normal People Who Want Politicians to Stop Demonizing Them
One has bad knees and needs help to get around. Another has kids who have to get to soccer. And another buys groceries in one big trip. They're e-bike users — and they oppose a controversial City Council bill that would require license plates and registration.
Manhattan Panel Pans City Council E-Bike Registration Bill
A Manhattan community board is the first to take up a controversial bill that would require licensing and registration for e-bikes. And it rejected it.
The Fifth Ave. Redesign is Going on Five Years Delayed
Mayor Adams on Monday announced yet another round of community engagement and more "visioning" processes for the long-awaited redesign of Fifth Avenue — a process that comes after the previous administration spent two years doing just that.
Electric Moped Company Revel Bails on Two Wheelers in Full Transition to Taxis
They’re pumping the brakes on mopeds.
Mayor Boasts of His Record — However Spotty — As He Vows to Fix Corner Where Boy Was Killed
The move comes as critics blamed the mayor for not doing enough to keep roads safe in a year when nine children and a record number of cyclists have died in crashes.