Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Ken Coughlin

Ken Coughlin, Leading Car-Free Park Activist, Suffers Heart Attack

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Ken Coughlin, occasional Streetsblog contributor, long-time coordinator of Transportation Alternatives’ Car-Free Central Park campaign and all-around mensch suffered a heart attack on Saturday. T.A. board member Jeff Prant and executive director Paul Steely White visited Ken at St. Lukes Roosevelt on the Upper West Side on Sunday. They say he’s in relatively good spirits and […]

The 96th Street Sidewalk Nibblers

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Enjoy the new Clarence Eckerson film, "The Sidewalk Nibblers." "Erosion of cities by automobiles entails so familiar a series of events that they hardly need describing. The erosion proceeds as a kind of nibbling."  –Jane Jacobs The New York City Department of Transportation and MTA recently announced plans for a big, new subway station with elevators in […]