Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about SUVs

Eyes on the Street: Speeding SUV Aftermath

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A camera phone tipster sends this shot of wreckage on a residential street in Boerum Hill. This morning, a speeding SUV managed to build up enough force to plow through parked cars, take out the iron gate, and demolish a good chunk of the ground floor. FDNY, fearing a cave-in, has propped up the front […]

Brooklyn Cyclist Struck and Killed by SUV

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On Tuesday, August 5, at approximately 1:28 a.m., cyclist Rasha Shamoon was struck by a Range Rover SUV at the intersection of Delancey St. and the Bowery in Manhattan. According to friends, she was not breathing when paramedics arrived at the scene. Shamoon was revived and taken to New York Downtown hospital in critical condition. […]

Cartoon Tuesday: Outmoded

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From Dick Locher of the Chicago Tribune comes a cartoon complement to Judith Warner’s essay in the Times last Friday, declaring that SUVs have outlived any "utility" owners may once have derived from them.