What is the difference between life and death for a cyclist? This week, I wondered that question anew after I was nearly struck by a reckless driver in The Bronx while Adam Uster was killed by a reckless driver in Brooklyn.
In the ebb and flow of a global health crisis that obscured another shadow pandemic of increased violence against women, it is time for transit agencies to act on their stated priorities and visibly resume their efforts to combat bad behavior and improve public trust.
The government is poised to pay Americans to buy big electric cars that 1) are known to be more dangerous, 2) that require a maximum amount of exploitative and destructive mineral extraction, and 3) will disproportionately benefit the wealthiest Americans. Mission accomplished.
America is at a watershed moment in the fight to heal the harms of urban freeways that tore apart predominantly BIPOC and low-income communities, a new report argues — but what that healing will look like, exactly, is still an open question.
Officials in Georgia admitted that its main agency in charge of regulating the retail car industry has only four investigators for 7,500 dealers in the state, making it difficult to crack down on illegal temp tag dealers who are "wreaking havoc" in New York City.