Should We Stop Subsidizing EVs For All and Focus on ‘Super-Drivers’?
Ten percent of U.S. drivers use 35 percent of our fuel. But EV subsidies miss these "super-users" and reinforce car dependency.
…Or Should We Soak ‘Super-Drivers’ Instead of Subsidizing Them?
Piling subsidies on subsidies, even if well-meaning, fails to rein in the full cost of driving.
Hey, Check Out the Cool (And Fake!) Plates You Can Order With A Few Mouse Clicks
Paper temp tags are so last year. You can get real metal plates — untraceable ones — all over the internet.
‘I’m Walkin’ Heah’! A NYC Pedestrian Looks for Answers
Streetsblog sometimes posts opinion pieces from New Yorkers who may not be as engaged on livable streets issues, but nonetheless can offer an insight. This is one of those.
NYPD Hands Out ‘Vision Zero’ Awards After 257 People Were Killed and 40,000 Injured Last Year
Police brass on Friday said that 70 of its 77 precincts — or 91 percent — failed to achieve Vision Zero in 2023, yet the agency handed out awards anyway.
Better Red Than Dead: Albany Takes Up Camera Reauthorization, Expansion
If the legislature fails to pass a reauthorization, the city's red light cameras will go dark on Dec. 1. And they caught 700,000 drivers last year.
Adams Administration Withholds 311 Emails From Streetsblog
“An agency repeatedly issuing itself extensions to respond to FOIL requests is inconsistent with FOIL’s purpose," said one lawyer.
This Year’s Mettle: The Push for Sammy’s Law Begins — With or Without Carl Heastie
Once again this year, it's all eyes on the Assembly Speaker.
Poorer Brooklynites Bear the Brunt of Online Delivery Boom: Report
More than 9,000 trucks come and go from last-mile warehouses in Sunset Park and Red Hook every single day — compared to just 100 on the Upper East Side.
Getting the Green: Upstate Pol Wants to Unlock Highway Cash for Bike Paths
The proposal could mean a lot more green for New York City greenways.