Thursday’s Headlines: Expert Witness Edition
Our editor's one-man crusade to rid the streets of reckless drivers went national yesterday. Plus other news.
EXCLU: Council Member Oswald Feliz, Who Killed a Bronx Bus Lane, Enjoys Parking In It
Hey, Oswald Feliz, please don't park or drive in bus lanes.
A ‘Dangerous’ Sunset: What’s Next for Reining In Reckless Drivers?
The city's Dangerous Vehicle Abatement Program expires on Thursday. And there's no new strategy to deal with the worst of the worst recidivists, except to appeal to the state for new laws.
Council Needs Info from DOT So it Can Rescue (or Ignore) Fading ‘Dangerous Vehicle Abatement Program’
The Council Transportation Chair said that the DOT's failure to give the Council the required final report has made it difficult to consider the next steps for the program, which expires on Oct. 26.
Success: Drivers are Slowing Down on Streets with 24/7 Speed Cameras
Violations dropped 30 percent over the course of the first year of 24/7 speed camera enforcement.
Streetsblog to City: We’ll See You in Court!
There is no way to assess the success of the Dangerous Vehicle Abatement Program if the DOT won't provide basic information.
‘Wire’ Creator (and NYC Camera Foe) David Simon Has Received 16 School Zone Speeding Tickets in His Beloved Baltimore
They say that those who can't, teach. But David Simon's record of recidivist reckless driving suggests that those who write about crime commit them, too.
How Your Car is Doubling as a Data Collection Device — And Who’s Profiting
Cars and the infrastructure that support them are spying on all of us. What will it take to keep them in check?
PASS, FAIL: Automated Traffic Cameras Coming to Some NYC School Buses
Automated cameras are coming this fall to more than two dozen New York City school buses.