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City Wants To Keep ‘Jaywalking’ Illegal For Pedestrians’ Own Good

In the City that Always Jaywalks, officials want to keep ticketing people for it.

June 26, 2024

Brooklyn Pol: NYPD’s Enforcement of ‘Jaywalking’ is a ‘Racial Injustice’

The NYPD is "unfairly targeting Black and Hispanic individuals," says a Brooklyn Council member, who wants to change that.

June 25, 2024

Hot Pursuit: NYPD Chases Still Surging Unleashing Danger on City Streets

Drivers seeking to escape the NYPD — and the agency's massive increase in its pursuit of said drivers — continue to surge.

May 29, 2024

ON THE BIAS: NYPD’s ‘Walking While Black’ Ticketing Continues

NYPD officers wrote 467 summonses for crossing mid-block or against the light — and 92 percent went to Blacks or Latinos. The NYPD declined to comment.

May 22, 2024

Friday’s Headlines: Trump Trial Trumps Safety Edition

Is anyone going to bother to fix the dangerous mess on the streets and plazas around the Trump trial? Plus more news.

May 3, 2024

Justice Dept., Citing Streetsblog, Threatens to Sue NYPD Over Cops’ Sidewalk Parking

The city is now facing a major civil rights suit from the Biden Administration if it doesn't eliminate illegal parking by cops and other city workers.

April 19, 2024

Brooklyn Civic Panel Can’t Agree How to Solve NYPD Sidewalk Parking

Move the illegal sidewalk parking or denounce it altogether?

April 17, 2024

Vandals Commit Mass Arborcide Near the Greenway in Kissena Park

Hundreds of young trees were ripped from the ground — some stolen, some just left for dead — near the greenway in Kissena Park in Queens.

April 14, 2024