A native of Washington, D.C. and Silver Spring, MD, David Meyer has been a reporter for Streetsblog NYC since Fall 2015. A 2013 graduate of the University of Maryland, he now lives in Brooklyn.
After years of declining bus speeds that have repelled increasing numbers of people from the city's surface transit system, there's a light at the end of the tunnel for NYC bus riders.
Bus lanes are "anti-women," Colton says, oblivious to the fact that most bus commuters in Brooklyn are women.
The number of crashes in the city involving the 20 largest private trash truck operators nearly doubled in the two-year period ending February 28.
Budget negotiations concluded in Albany at the end of last week without including an expansion of New York City's automated speed enforcement program.
For one glorious summer in 2015, the block of 32nd Street between Penn Station and Herald Square had a wide, generous sidewalk. It was a huge relief for the throngs of people walking to the nation's busiest rail hub. But it didn't last.