Gov. Hochul expressed her sympathy for the mothers who are holding a hunger strike to protest the Assembly’s inaction on Sammy’s Law — but she declined to condemn Carl Heastie for not bringing the bill to the floor.
Two mothers whose children were killed by reckless drivers have begun a hunger strike that they'll continue until Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie (D-Bronx) brings to the floor a long-stalled bill that would allow New York City to set its own speed limits.
Mayor Adams is running out of time to repair the crumbling triple-cantilevered section of the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway under tony Brooklyn Heights, setting up the potential for “catastrophic” damage if the city doesn’t move quickly enough to address its deterioration, pols and experts warned.
State lawmakers will not bring Sammy’s Law to a vote this session, according to advocates and the Brooklyn City Council Member who was influential in garnering long-overdue support for the measure in the Council.
The city should provide motorists with more parking spaces citywide in order to clear bus and bike lanes of illegal parking, the chair of the City Council’s Transportation Committee apparently said on Friday.
The city's proposed changes to a dangerous stretch of Ninth Street in Gowanus do not go far enough to make the street safer, the widowed husband of a cyclist killed there earlier this year charged on Wednesday.
A Harlem Assembly Member who represents a district where nearly 80 percent of households do not own a car illegally parked her own luxury sedan on a busy Manhattan thoroughfare throughout the duration of a taped debate.