Michael King Recent Posts OPINION: Pedestrianize the Financial District Now! By Michael King | Jul 11, 2022 | No Comments Why is the Department of Transportation idawdling on implementing the "Make Way for Lower Manhattan" plan? OPINION: Let’s Fix These Killer ‘Signalized Sidewalks’ By Michael King and Bill Schultheiss | Dec 7, 2021 | No Comments A flawed intersection design helped lead to the traffic death of a toddler on Staten Island. Here's what we must do — and which intersections around the city to avoid. OPINION: Sorting Out Space for Pedestrians and Cyclists By Michael King | Jul 16, 2021 | No Comments What the next mayor can do for safety. (Hint: widen sidewalks at the expense of car lanes.) Op-Ed: Skip the Victim-Blaming on Bike Lanes, New York Times! By Michael King | Apr 9, 2020 | No Comments Health columnist Jane Brody, usually a beacon of sense, gets city cycling badly wrong, a traffic expert says. This post is supported by Op-Ed: Imagining Downtown Brooklyn Without the BQE By Michael King | Jan 9, 2020 | No Comments Here's what Downtown Brooklyn could look like without the BQE and its ramps slicing through it. Op-Ed: Hey, Streetsblog, Bollards Everywhere Ain’t So Bad! By Michael King | Oct 2, 2019 | 13 Comments That said, they may not be the optimal solution.