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Thursday’s Headlines: Don’t Look Up EditionBy Streetsblog Editorial Board |
The big and only story yesterday was the end-of-days feel that blanketed the city all day. Plus, someone has to defend Sarah Meyer!
MAP QUEST: See Exactly Why Sammy’s Law Would Be So Crucial for the BoroughsBy Patrick Spauster |
Caption: Collision and speed limit data from the NYC Open Data Portal. Code available on Github.
Hunger Strike Day 2: Gov. Hochul is ‘Sympathetic,’ But Won’t Pressure Heastie on Sammy’s LawBy Julianne Cuba |
Gov. Hochul on Wednesday expressed her 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, who has refused to bring the bill to the floor for a vote.
The Fires This Time: There is No Plan to Limit Driving During Health Emergencies Like This OneBy Gersh Kuntzman |
City officials admitted on Wednesday that they have no plan to deal with pollution like the city is experiencing today — not even an emergency health protocol to require mandatory carpooling.
Wednesday’s Headlines: Smoke Everywhere EditionBy David Meyer |
Our bike rides into work Tuesday were beset by smoke blown in from Canadian wildfires, and the forecasters say we're in for a similarly ashen commute on Wednesday. Plus other news.
Queensboro Bridge Bike Numbers Soaring as DOT Stalls Separate Walking PathBy Kevin Duggan |
If you don’t build it, they’ll still come.