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
State Lawmaker Seeks to Close Moped-Registration Loophole
New legislation in Albany seeks to eliminate — in one fell swoop — the use of illegal mopeds by requiring sellers of the devices to register them with the DMV before buyers could take them out of the shop.
Police Blame Woman for Her Own Death After She Trips in Front of SUV
A 68-year-old woman is dead after police said she ‘tripped and fell” in front of an SUV driver who then ran right over her, dragging her body across a notoriously treacherous Williamsburg intersection.
Upper West Sider Arrested For Attempt to Block DOT Open Street Project
She gave up her freedom for a parking space.
DOT: Eastern Queens E-Scooter Expansion Will Launch Next Year
The expansion follows a similar, hugely successful rollout in the Bronx, where riders have taken nearly 3 million trips since 2021.
Pols, Advocates Slam Mayor Adams for Unfinished Ashland Place
Multiple local officials slammed Mayor Adams for watering down a key safety project that links the Manhattan Bridge to the Barclays Center.
Safety Last! City Confirms That Ashland Place Will Remain Dangerous, Bowing to Local Corporate Interest
A two-faced mayor has yielded to Two Trees.
NYPD Steps Up Effort Against Illegal Mopeds, But Some Advocates Want a Different Approach
The NYPD seized some illegal wheels from delivery workers in the middle of their route on Wednesday, part of a stepped-up effort.
Labor Gains: Judge Tosses App Giants’ Suit to Stop Deliverista Minimum Wage
Justice Nicholas Moyne cleared the way for a long-delayed wage hike for workers who brave dangerous roads to bring food directly to New Yorkers.
Police Brass Gets Booed During E-Vehicle Safety Alliance Meeting for Applauding Deliveristas
Attendees of the E-Vehicle Safety Alliance's latest meeting castigated a Transportation Bureau deputy inspector for saying that delivery workers are responsive to safety issues.
Analysis: Everyone Agrees — Less Parking Means More Housing
Let's take a second-day look at Mayor Adams's "City of Yes" zoning proposal to do away with mandatory parking in new developments.