Fed Panel Wants to Confront the Role of Aggressive Auto Advertising in U.S. Road Deaths
A horrific car crash has federal safety officials calling for systematic responses to traffic violence — including the aggressive car ads that may inspire motorists to hit the gas.
Opinion: Escaping Our Car Culture by Bus
"We are, paradoxically, dependent on public transit and plagued by the congestion posed by millions of cars, choking exhaust, hundreds of annual traffic crash deaths, and the nation’s slowest bus service."
Hey, Bike Haters, You Will Lose the Culture War You’re Starting
For some reason, people who choose to get around by car are waging a culture war against people who point out the negatives of auto-centric roadways. But the haters will not prevail.
Tuesday’s Headlines: More Pro-Car Garbage from the Times Edition
Man, the New York Times needs an ombudsman! Plus other news.
‘Not Grieving Alone’: A Father’s Artistic Journey After Losing Two Kids to Road Violence
Colin Campbell and his wife Gail Lerner lost both their children in a car crash with impaired driver. Now, it's a show.
Opinion: Bring Back ‘Give Respect/Get Respect’ Campaign
If cyclists don't throw their own bad apples under the bus, we won't get safer streets, argues this West Side advocate.
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.
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."
State Chides City Judge for Flagrant Parking Rage
The state's Commission on Judicial Conduct said on Monday that Brooklyn Civil Court Judge Jill Epstein "should be admonished" for pulling rank on another placard perp during an altercation.
City’s New Trash Containerization Still Keeps Garbage in Pedestrians’ Way
Putting trash in containers is great for combatting rats, but "it's insulting" to pedestrians, said one of the city's foremost advocates.