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FDNY Chief Blames Slower Emergency Response Times on More Cars

FDNY Commissioner Laura Kavanagh said during Friday's City Hall’s public safety briefing that congestion is the main reason ambulances and fire trucks are slow to respond.

February 5, 2024

City Adds Another Moving Lane to Appease Car Drivers Near Williamsburg Bridge

Induced demand isn't just a theory — it's apparently a policy of the city Department of Transportation.

December 11, 2023

‘Blue Highway’ Blues: A Maritime Freight Pier is Coming to Downtown Heliport … By 2029

It's progress, but does it really take five years to build a barge — especially one that's been in talks for five years already?

November 14, 2023

KOMANOFF: Adams’s ‘Green Rides’ Initiative is Bad Transportation AND Climate Policy

Mayor Adams has made a bad decision to waive the de Blasio-era cap on the number of ride-hail vehicles allowed in New York City, so long as the extra cars are electric.

October 20, 2023

Friday’s Headlines: The City’s Annual Gridlock ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Gridlock alert days are back and the same as ever. Plus more news.

September 15, 2023

Analysis: DOT’s Curb Management ‘Action’ Couldn’t Come Soon Enough

DOT and Mayor Adams on Tuesday released a 10-point curb management "action plan" full of plans to make plans to reorient curb space away from private car storage.

September 15, 2023

Why Democrats and Republicans Alike Keep Expanding Highways

It’s not too late for their state to chart a better path forward — but politics gets in the way.

September 14, 2023

Opinion: Don’t Screw Up Bike Freight Deliveries by Drafting Bad Rules

Another cargo bike industry leader has come forward to complain about the DOT's proposal to limit bike length and allow for four-wheeled vehicles.

August 31, 2023

Opinion: Keep Congestion Pricing True and Equitable By Not Crediting Tunnel Drivers

Every day for six hours, the west side of Manhattan is engulfed in a tsunami of New Jersey drivers. It must end.

August 28, 2023