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.
After years of limited public access, the Park Row project will improve north-south bike trips under the Brooklyn Bridge, and will link the bridge and Chinatown.
When Upper Manhattan congressional rep Adriano Espaillat isn’t challenging the Trump administration on immigration and other matters of national significance, he’s … fixated on making it more dangerous to walk and bike on Dyckman Street in Inwood. On Saturday, Espaillat fired off a tweet scapegoating Dyckman’s parking-protected bike lanes for “clogging a critical economic artery […]
Putting a two-way bike lane on the north side of Dyckman, as Rodriguez and CB 12 propose, will guarantee more crashes and injuries than the current design.
The Business Integrity Commission has regulatory power over private waste carters, but has failed to hold Sanitation Salvage accountable for its abhorrent safety record.
Advocates say City Hall’s attempt to clarify e-bike regulations won’t help most delivery workers, who were not consulted on the proposed rule change.
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.