You'll notice the Museum of the City of New York logo on Streetsblog posts this week to promote this Thursday's panel discussion, "Whose Streets? Reclaiming NYC for Cyclists," which will be moderated by our editor, Gersh Kuntzman, and feature bike activists Helen Ho and Judi Desire, Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez and Adam Mansky of Transportation Alternatives. It'll be a spirited discussion, with audience questions, so get your tickets now by clicking here. Use the promo code BIKE1 to save $2. Plus the rest of the headlines.
We don’t know what’s worse: The fact that the subway in Grand Central flooded during yesterday’s rains or that NYC Transit President Andy Byford was spotted grabbing a mop and fixing the problem himself — or that the subway systems tweeter in chief Sarah Meyer put it out there on social. In any event, there’ll […]
Much-loved reporter Dave Colon — aka the second-best-dressed man in the New York press corps — broke a big story on Twitter on Tuesday: He’s joining Streetsblog as senior reporter, after stints at Gothamist and Brokelyn and freelancing for everyone. Colon replaces David Meyer, who left us for the Tabloid of Record. Colon’s tweet about his […]
Many outlets — including Streetsblog! — covered the legislature's expected passage of a bill legalizing e-bikes, which have long been the bane of self-styled progressive Bill de Blasio. Looks like Hizzoner will have to find a new target than poor delivery workers. Click on the headline for that story, plus a look at a gross $350,000 car (pictured).