Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about NYPD Chases

NYPD Is Still Shielding NYPD Crash Data From the Public

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It’s been almost six months since Streetsblog filed a freedom of information request for data on traffic crashes involving NYPD personnel. NYPD has not released the data, or given us a reason for not doing so. The 2016 Mayor’s Management Report, released this week, says crashes involving city-owned vehicles increased 10 percent from FY 15 to FY 16 — […]

New Report Breaks Down Crashes Involving City Agencies, Except NYPD

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A new report sheds light on the extent to which drivers working for city agencies are involved in traffic collisions [PDF]. But the picture is incomplete: NYPD, the agency involved in the most pedestrian injury claims, is withholding its crash information from the city’s database. Excluding the police department, drivers of city-owned vehicles were involved in eight of the 250 traffic fatalities in New […]