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.
But Dyckman doesn't have a bike lane problem, it has a parking management problem.
A majority of the City Council has signed on to support the proposition that whenever DOT repaves a street, it should add design and engineering elements that make walking and biking safer.
When CHEKPEDS introduced Crash Mapper a year ago, it was already an improvement over City Hall's Vision Zero View. Crash Mapper uses the same data as the city map, but the public can do a lot more with it.
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.