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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Advocates Demand Daylighting at Intersections in Wake of Boy’s Death
"This is just the latest painful incident underscoring the need for additional investments in street safety, such as by daylighting intersections," says a key Council member.
NYPD Truck Driver Charged in 7-Year-Old’s Death
Stephanie Sharp, 54, allegedly struck and killed Kamari Hughes in the crosswalk in Fort Greene.
Anti-Vision Zero Town Hall Postponed After Pols Bail Following Little Boy’s Death
Opponents of Vision Zero decided against criticizing the city's signature road safety initiative on Thursday night — and all it took was the killing of a little boy.
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.