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The Weekly Carnage

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The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle mayhem across the five boroughs and beyond. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage. Fatal Crashes (3 Killed This Week, 30 This Year, 6 Drivers Charged*) Sung Won Cho, 40, Killed by Driver in Church Parking […]

In Memoriam

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Each year, scores of pedestrians and cyclists die on New York City streets, while thousands are injured. Though the total number of road fatalities is trending down, those who get around the city on foot and by bike have seen their casualty rate rise. Incidents of vehicle-inflicted violence are so frequent that many go unreported […]

Today’s Headlines, 8/9/06

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For cost and congestion-conscious commuters light-rail is an option in Denver. Why not  in NYC as well? Planning Groups Say Region Must Rethink Policies on Land Use (NYT) Gas Prices Alter Habits of Many, but Far From All (NYT) Country Can Cope With Oil Loss, Federal Energy Chief Says (NYT) New Yorkers Hit Hard At […]

Today’s Headlines

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Trunk or Treat: Halloween Moves to the Parking Lot (NYT) The Next Governor’s Transit Challenges (AMNY) Down Bound Train (NYT) Using American Tragedies to Sell Trucks (NYT) Paving a Parking Lot To Put Up a Paradise (Queens Ledger) Climate Change May Cost World $9.6 Trillion (Bloomberg) SUVs Escape Guzzler Tax (Wired) Insulating a Melting Glacier […]

The Weekly Carnage

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The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle mayhem across the five boroughs and beyond. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage. “The Great” Joe Rollino, killed by driver on January 11 in Brooklyn Fatal Crashes (7 Killed This Week, 14 This Year, 4 […]

The Weekly Carnage

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The Weekly Carnage is a Friday round-up of motor vehicle mayhem across the five boroughs and beyond. For more on the origins and purpose of this column, please read About the Weekly Carnage. Fatal Crashes (1 Killed Since 3/26, 37 This Year, 7 Drivers Charged*) Williamsbridge, Bronx: 40-Year-Old Pedestrian, Known as “Nevel,” Killed Walking His […]