An elderly man has died after police say he was struck by an electric bike rider in the Amsterdam Avenue bike lane earlier this month — highlighting a lack of safe infrastructure and a culture that caters more to vehicles than the safety of pedestrians and cyclists.
Hammerin' Hank: The city is expanding and making permanent a car-share pilot program to help break New York's car culture and its dependence on private car ownership, DOT Commissioner Hank Gutman said.
“Violent crime is skyrocketing in New York. Maybe parking is the big crime problem in New Paltz, but not in New York," said the campaign of the Brooklyn Borough President, one of the city's most notorious placard abusers.
Injuries caused by city employees behind the wheel of their taxpayer-funded government cars cost the city close to $150 million in settlements last year — 33 percent more than they did just one year earlier, a new report shows.