NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan’s seemingly ad-libbed comments came after a reporter at unrelated press conference asked why bikers are typically targeted for enforcement after they are killed by car drivers.
Working cyclists have one of the most dangerous jobs in the country, and they are dying at rapid rates on New York City streets — but instead of stepping in to protect them, Mayor de Blasio is off running for president and New York’s Finest are focused on victim-blaming and ticketing bikers. Twenty-year-old Robyn Hightman, […]
The NYPD has denied a Streetsblog freedom of information request seeking information about police officers’ targeted harassment against cyclists back in April — enforcement that stopped what police merely believed would be an unruly bike ride, the city’s top cop later admitted. But police don’t want the public to know what led to the crackdown, which advocates […]
And now Gothamist identifies the driver in the latest case as an FDNY firefighter and bodybuilder — who lives in Yonkers.
Mayor de Blasio is suddenly backing a street redesign bill he has long opposed. Why? He has no choice.