In-Car Tech Would Force NYC’s Worst Drivers to Slow Down Under New Proposal
"We are going to literally force you to slow down," said state Sen. Andrew Gounardes (D-Brooklyn).
Heastie Retreat: Assembly Speaker Blows Off Reporter Seeking Comment on ‘Sammy’s Law’ — Then Blames DOT
Carl Heastie continued his reticence about not letting NYC set its own speed limits. Later, he blamed the city DOT.
Assembly Member in Harlem Council Race Opposes ‘Sammy’s Law,’ More Bike Lanes
Assembly Member Inez Dickens, the favorite to win the primary for the Council open seat being vacated by Kristin Richardson-Jordan, said that she does not support lowering the speed limit.
Cycle of Rage Update: Speaker Heastie Has Not Put Speed Limit Bill on Next Week’s Agenda
Sammy's Law is not on the agenda for next week's legislative session in Albany, dooming the measure to allow New York City to set its own speed limits.
The Albany Report Card: A Scoundrel’s ‘F’
This is not a gentlemen's B. This year's overall legislative session was one of the worst on record from a livable streets and street safety perspective — and it's mostly due to one man.
BREAKING: Assembly Fails to Pass Bill to Allow NYC to Set Speed Limits, But Will Return Later This Month
Day 3: These Hunger Strikers aren’t Paid Lobbyists — But Albany Can’t Tell the Difference
ALBANY — “They are putting every barrier in our way to not have to face us directly and look us in the eye and then make an unconscionable decision. This is Albany at its worst,” said Amy Cohen.
MAP QUEST: See Exactly Why Sammy’s Law Would Be So Crucial for the Boroughs
Ironically, one of the most dangerous roadways — East Gun Hill Road — is in the district of the Assembly Speaker who reportedly opposes Sammy's Law.
Hunger Strike Day 2: Gov. Hochul is ‘Sympathetic,’ But Won’t Pressure Heastie on Sammy’s Law
The governor expressed sympathy for the mothers who are holding a hunger strike to protest the Assembly’s inaction on Sammy’s Law — but she declined to condemn the body's leader, Speaker Carl Heastie.
‘Sammy’s Law’ Hunger Strike Begins at State Capitol
Two mothers whose children were killed by reckless drivers have begun a hunger strike that they'll continue until Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie passes a long-stalled bill that would allow New York City to set its own speed limits.