‘A Very Dangerous Job’: Dozens of NYC School Crossing Guards Injured by Drivers Since 2012, Records Show
As thousands of guards returned to street corners across the city last week for the reopening of public schools, records obtained by Streetsblog reveal the dangers that guards face on the job.
Philly Gives City Workers Free Transit. Can Other Cities Follow?
It's sure to be a boon for SEPTA, the environment, and city employees’ quality of life, but can it be a model for other cities?
AVs Aren’t Solving our Transportation Problems; They’re Automating Them
"Right now, AV-makers would have us believe that all of our transportation concerns will go away if we simply replace human drivers with computers. But we know this is not true."
American Streets May Soon Get Their First Accessible Design Standards from the Feds
The ADA has been the law for 33 years. Why has it taken this long to write strong guidelines to implement it on U.S. streets?
N.J.’s Congestion Pricing Lawsuit: Here’s Why It Should Fail
New Jersey is trying to get a judge to require an environmental impact statement for congestion pricing. But "in practice, the FHWA did many of the things that would be required under an environmental impact statement, so it's kind of like they did an EIS without calling it an EIS," according to one expert.
NYPD All But Abandons Idling Enforcement Amid Climate Crisis
The number of idling violations issued by NYPD is down 99 percent from five years ago, according to publicly available stats.
The Explainer: What’s With Council Member Bob Holden’s Bill to Register E-Bikes?
A very controversial bill from a noted opponent of efforts to boost cycling has everyone in town — except its supporters — talking.
Opinion: Don’t Screw Up Bike Freight Deliveries by Drafting Bad Rules
Another cargo bike industry leader has come forward to complain about the DOT's proposal to limit bike length and allow for four-wheeled vehicles.
Not Just Park Row: NYPD Has Made the Civic Center ‘Hostile’ to Residents
New Yorkers want a Civic Center worthy of its name.
Komanoff: Toll Shoppers to MTA: Go Ahead, Make Our Day
Adding a congestion fee on top of the existing Midtown Tunnel toll will cause 8,000 inbound vehicle trips a day to divert onto local streets in Long Island City to access the cheaper Queensboro Bridge.