Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about “Accidents”

Today’s Headlines

Opposition to Trump, Support for Immigrants Fills Manhattan Streets (Gothamist, NBC) NYC Immigrants Are Already Living in Fear of Trump (Bklyn Paper) Andrew Cuomo Offers a Conditional Promise to Protect New Yorkers From Trump (News) Teen Driver Unintentionally Strikes His Grandmother in Floral Park Driveway, Killing Her (News, Post) Hit-and-Run Driver Critically Injures Man at Ralph and Macon in Bed-Stuy (News) De Blasio's East Harlem Plan Should Upzone Affluent Parts of the Neighborhood But Doesn't (News) Andrew Albert Wants to Split A Train Service Between East and West Rockaway (Post) Brooklyn Developers Will Run Their Own Shuttles From J/M/Z to BillyBurg Construction Sites (Crain's) More headlines at Streetsblog USA

Attention Ray Kelly: NYPD Still Using “Accident” to Describe Traffic Crashes

Earlier this year, Commissioner Ray Kelly announced that the word “accident” would be eliminated from the NYPD lexicon. Not only would the Accident Investigation Squad be rebranded as the Collision Investigation Squad, Kelly said, but “accident” would be changed to “collision” on all departmental materials. In a letter to City Council transportation chair James Vacca, […]