Even on a busy news day, the biggest story in sheer size was the announcement that the MTA was going into the sandwich business. Plus other news.
Data obtained by Streetsblog through a Freedom of Information request shows the economy of Skillman Avenue grew after the city built the new lane in the fall of 2018, with revenue increasing and new businesses setting up shop.
"What are we, a resort town now?" asked one Brooklyn restaurant owner.
The agency's months of silence on the dangers children face walking to and from school continued on Thursday, with the department actually kicking a Streetsblog reporter out of a media event after the reporter tried to ask the schools chancellor a question — a move that one parent said was "deplorable."
The authority finds ever-more-creative ways to blow holes in a good thing. Plus other news.
The Council member wants to require the Department of Transportation to issue monthly reports detailing how many times a city speed or red-light camera was foiled because a driver had defaced or covered his or her plate.