"Here we are today unable to understand what I can only describe as the equivalent of grave robbery," a relative said.
As the MTA hurtles towards a huge reorganization, no one knows what the next phase of the MTA will actually look like, or who will get to run what.
"Sometimes getting from Union Square to Avenue C will take a half hour," one M14 rider told Streetsblog. And because of a lawsuit against the city, it still may.
The DOT offers "murderstrips" instead of protected bike lanes — even though Bay Ridge residents are increasingly open to real safety improvements. How is this Vision Zero?
The Busway is still in play, but it's not doing so well.
The judge threw the charges out on December 1, and the cyclist is now preparing a wrongful arrest lawsuit.
At a vigil last night, elected officials and street safety advocates paid tribute to Edwin Ajacalon, the 14-year-old from Guatemala who was killed by a teenage driver in Brooklyn Saturday night. Calling Ajacalon an "all-American boy" and "a vital thread in the beautiful tapestry that is New York City," they pressed for street safety improvements and a culture change among drivers after yet another death of a cyclist, the 20th in 2017.