Phineas Baxandall Recent Posts Drunk Driver in Large SUV Kills Woman in Williamsburg: Cops By Gersh Kuntzman | Feb 27, 2021 | No Comments A drunk driver fatally struck a woman in Williamsburg on Friday afternoon, cops said. OPINION: Scooter Share Will Be a Boon for New York By Gabe Klein | Feb 26, 2021 | No Comments By putting a few key protocols in place, micromobility companies can make e-scooters an integral part of the transportation landscape, our expert argues in this opinion piece. Brooklyn Bridge Bike Lane Moving Along ‘Nicely’ Says DOT — But Is It? By Dave Colon | Feb 26, 2021 | No Comments Just like everyone reporting to spring training this month, the Brooklyn Bridge bike lane planning process is in the best shape of its life. But when is Opening Day? Friday’s Headlines: ‘Open Culture’ Must Work Edition By Streetsblog | Feb 26, 2021 | No Comments The program to activate streets (and employ artists) begins in mere days. Will the de Blasio administration ensure its success? That plus the other news. CASE CLOSED: 311 Is A Joke — Sanitation Department Edition By Gersh Kuntzman | Feb 25, 2021 | No Comments The case is closed — but the junked bike remains. Thursday’s Headlines: Well, We Said it Would be Busy Edition By Streetsblog | Feb 25, 2021 | No Comments We warned you that Wednesday was going to be a busy day in these parts — and Wednesday did not disappoint. So give us five minutes and we will bring you up to speed. Effort to Give DOT Crash Investigation Unit Ends Up Tilting Toward Expanding NYPD’s Role By Julianne Cuba | Feb 24, 2021 | No Comments Well, if you can't beat 'em, expand 'em. School Bus Driver Kills 6-Year-Old In Williamsburg Hit-And-Run By Dave Colon | Feb 24, 2021 | No Comments Little Shimon Fried is the second child killed in a hit-and-run in under two months. KOMANOFF: Transparency is Why DOT, Not NYPD, Should Oversee Crash Investigations By Charles Komanoff | Feb 24, 2021 | No Comments An expert in crashes gives his testimony on why the Collision Investigation Squad should be placed inside the Department of Transportation instead of inside the NYPD. It's all about transparency. Council Transportation Chairman Underwhelmed by New DOT Commissioner’s Credentials to Lead $1.3B Agency By Gersh Kuntzman | Feb 24, 2021 | No Comments But he's a great leader!