NYPD Steps Up Effort Against Illegal Mopeds, But Some Advocates Want a Different Approach
The NYPD seized some illegal wheels from delivery workers in the middle of their route on Wednesday, part of a stepped-up effort.
City Pays $150K to Settle Suit Over Cops Who Harassed Man Who Reported Police Parking Misconduct
Justin Sherwood and his lawyer will pocket $152,000 to settle his federal civil rights suit against the city and several officers who harassed him following his 311 calls.
Cops Violated Lawyer’s Civil Rights During Infamous ‘Criminal Mischief’ Arrest: Suit
Famed bike lawyer Adam White fights back against a specious charge for repairing a defaced plate.
The Moped Crisis: Safe Streets Group Issues Policy Recommendations
The city needs to rein in illegal mopeds with a combination of cracking down on rogue vendors, building safer roads for all users and better educating users.
Why Did a DMV Supervisor Advise a Cop to Break the Law and Commit License Plate Fraud?
A police officer was fired from his position after following the advice of the Department of Motor Vehicles to turn his personal car into a "ghost vehicle."
‘A Very Dangerous Job’: Dozens of NYC School Crossing Guards Injured by Drivers Since 2012, Records Show
As thousands of guards returned to street corners across the city last week for the reopening of public schools, records obtained by Streetsblog reveal the dangers that guards face on the job.
Anti-Immigrant Cop Busted for Harassing Cyclists, Police Watchdog Finds
Meet Police Officer Frank Faber — a rogue, anti-immigrant, anti-cycling cop who finally got caught.
Friday’s Headlines: Migrants and Mopeds Edition
NYPD officers staged an early morning raid on unlicensed mopeds parked outside a Bushwick migrant shelter. Plus more news.
NYPD All But Abandons Idling Enforcement Amid Climate Crisis
The number of idling violations issued by NYPD is down 99 percent from five years ago, according to publicly available stats.
The Moped Crisis: Cops Seize Illegal Vehicles from Central Park Vendor
The NYPD says it seized a handful of mopeds from someone renting the illegal two-wheeled devices near Central Park.