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Monday’s Headlines: Good News/Bad News Edition

We have some good news and, given who we are, some bad news about road violence. Plus other news from a busy weekend.

November 6, 2023

Friday’s Headlines: Dusk and Darkness Edition

A new DOT "heat map" shines new light on the agency's efforts to reduce the high number of fatal and severe traffic crashes that occur in the dark early evening hours of the fall and winter. Plus other news.

November 3, 2023

What’s That Rat-Drowning Experiment Mayor Adams Talked About? We Tried To Find Out

Adams likes to talk about rats, and Wednesday, he told DOT workers about a sadistic experiment that sort of likened them to the rodents,

November 3, 2023

Thursday’s Headlines: Teach Your Adults Well Edition

It's time for the annual "Dusk and Darkness" campaign, but drivers should be careful all year. Plus other news.

November 2, 2023

Council Member Chi Ossé Blasts DOT For Delaying — And Maybe Killing — Bedford Ave Bike Lane

A Brooklyn Council member resoundingly criticized the Department of Transportation after the agency revealed that a protected bike lane on Bedford Avenue may not happen.

November 2, 2023

City Hall Effort To Upend A Bike Boulevard Gets Underway With Online Survey

Mayor Adams's promised extra outreach on a basically finished bike boulevard in Brooklyn has started, but not the way he promised.

November 2, 2023

Adams Dismisses Bus, Bike Lane Mile Requirements At DOT Meeting

The Adams Doctrine on safe streets has become clear. And, yes, it involves a metaphor of drowning rats.

November 1, 2023

Mayor Boasts of His Record — However Spotty — As He Vows to Fix Corner Where Boy Was Killed

The move comes as critics blamed the mayor for not doing enough to keep roads safe in a year when nine children and a record number of cyclists have died in crashes.

November 1, 2023

Advocates Demand Daylighting at Intersections in Wake of Boy’s Death

"This is just the latest painful incident underscoring the need for additional investments in street safety, such as by daylighting intersections," says a key Council member.

October 31, 2023