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.
Electric Moped Company Revel Bails on Two Wheelers in Full Transition to Taxis
They’re pumping the brakes on mopeds.
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,
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.