Managing Editor Brad Aaron began writing for Streetsblog in 2007, after years as a reporter, editor, and publisher in the alternative weekly business. Brad has adopted New York's dysfunctional traffic justice system as his primary beat for Streetsblog. He lives in Manhattan.
Neither state nor federal regulators have explained how Monfoletto's truck business remained in good standing despite his history of dangerous driving.
While Mayor de Blasio and NYPD punish delivery workers for riding electric bicycles, drivers who run people over with semi trucks are not being penalized in any way, even when the truck is too large to be operated legally on city streets.
With Governor Cuomo's long-awaited "Fix NYC" recommendations dominating today's news cycle, Mayor de Blasio has softened his tone on congestion pricing.