Nick Grossman is an urbanist, web developer, and neighborhood handyman, and is the web designer/developer behind Streetsblog. For the past three years, he worked for Project for Public Spaces studying the behavior of people in public spaces, real and virtual. Now, he's the design director for a web startup. He lives in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn and likes to walk fast.
CRUSHING BLOW: Sammy’s Law Lacks ‘Enough Support’ in State AssemblyBy Julianne Cuba | | No Comments
State lawmakers will not bring Sammy’s Law to a vote this session, according to advocates and the Brooklyn City Council Member who was influential in garnering long-overdue support for the measure in the Council.
Wednesday’s Headlines: Citi Bike Mystery EditionBy David Meyer | | No Comments
Someone is vandalizing electric Citi Bikes. Plus other news.
KOMANOFF: What I Learned Outside a Chinatown RestaurantBy Charles Komanoff | | No Comments
Only two of 37 restaurant customers arrived by car. And one was in a cab.
UPTOWN SUNK: Parks Dept’s Poor Work on Hudson River Greenway is Already Caving InBy Kevin Duggan | | No Comments
"The patch-and-paste didn’t take," said one user. "Especially at night, it comes upon you pretty abruptly — it can throw somebody off their bike."
Bronx Business Leaders and Local Institutions Want to Halt Bus Fixes on Fordham RdBy Dave Colon | | No Comments
Well-connected Bronx businesses don't want Mayor Adams to improve bus service.
Tuesday’s Headlines: Widen the Bike Lanes! EditionBy Streetsblog Editorial Board | | No Comments
Streetfilms auteur Clarence Eckerson Jr. has once again set the agenda: Widen New York's bike lanes. Plus other news.
By Gersh Kuntzman |
Rage Joy: DOT’s New Cargo Bike Paves the Way to a Smaller Future
It's a dream ride even if it doesn't ride like a dream.
Opinion: Feds Must Give Transit the Support (And Flexibility) It Needs Right NowBy Greg Regan | | No Comments
Budget shortfalls coupled with inflation and rising transit operating costs, threaten to cause the “transit death spiral.” We must not let that happen.
Safety at Last! City Will Finally Finish Queens Blvd. Bike Lane, Promised a Decade AgoBy Kevin Duggan | | No Comments
The Department of Transportation said it will repurpose a travel lane in each direction for bike lanes between Union Turnpike in Forest Hills and Hillside Avenue in Briarwood.
Monday’s Headlines: Memorial Day EditionBy Streetsblog Editorial Board | | No Comments
We’re going to take today off to honor Memorial Day, sad as always, but especially so this year when 13 cyclists and dozens of pedestrians have been killed.