Brad Aaron began writing for Streetsblog in 2007, after years as a reporter, editor, and publisher in the alternative weekly business. Brad adopted New York's dysfunctional traffic justice system as his primary beat for Streetsblog. He lives in Manhattan.
A woman is dead because of the actions of two drivers, and the agencies responsible for driver safety are doing next to nothing in response.
Mayor de Blasio says he'll sign the bills. Eyes will now be on the TLC to see how effectively the agency puts its new tools to use.
Police would rather blame the victim of a crash than the driver who killed her.
More than 50,000 people have signed the "Justice for Luz Gonzalez" petition.
NYPD has now blamed deceased cyclists for running red lights at least seven times in the last 16 months. Police have produced no corroborative evidence.
The commission's staff report floats the idea of limiting community board tenure to no more than five two-year terms.
If Mayor de Blasio wants to reduce the carnage caused by Sanitation Salvage and other private waste haulers, he can't give in to industry shills like Gjonaj.
Last night Manhattan Community Board 12 signed off on a plan to build a public plaza on a segment of Haven Avenue outside NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital in Washington Heights.
The speed camera program that Golden is trying to destroy has tagged his car for 14 violations totaling $700 since 2014.
Golden's support for the speed camera bill should enable it to transcend Albany's partisan gridlock. So far, however, he hasn't delivered.
With just hours to go in the legislative session, Felder’s intransigence could shut down NYC’s speed camera program. If that happens, people will die.