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“You Will Be Brought To Justice” Say Officials To Hit-And-Run Drivers

Today, elected officials and safety advocates demanded safer streets and justice against criminal drivers after two young men died in hit-and-run crashes in Brooklyn on...

Meet The 25-Year-Old Cyclist Working To Make Brooklyn’s Streets Safer

In what will turn out to be the final days of the Cobble Hill tavern Buschenschank, at a table pushed up against an open...

[Updated] Flatbush Avenue Bike Lane Petition Builds Momentum This Week

Local Council Members take note: A petition for a 2-way protected bike lane on Flatbush Avenue (covering the eastern side of Prospect Park) is gaining...

[Updated] Flatbush Avenue Bike Lane Petition Builds Momentum This Week

Local Council Members take note: A petition for a 2-way protected bike lane on Flatbush Avenue (covering the eastern side of Prospect Park) is gaining...

Kensington Runner Talks Pain, Impermanence & Why She’s Tackling The NYC...

In just five years, Kensington runner Emily Drabinski, 41, went from an “adult onset athlete” to a three-time marathon runner. This Sunday, she’ll be...

Citi Bike To Host ‘Bike-In’ And Movie Night, But Will ‘The...

"The Goonies never say die," and neither will the proponents of the new Citi Bike expansion which arrived last month in our neighborhood. On Thursday, September 22,...

Local Politicians Remind DOT: Safety And Design Must Co-Exist At Times...

Local street safety advocates and politicians are not wasting any time in keeping up the pressure on the city Department of Transportation (DOT) to...

Local Politicians Remind DOT: Safety And Design Must Co-Exist At Times...

Local street safety advocates and politicians are not wasting any time in keeping up the pressure on the city Department of Transportation (DOT) to...

Transportation Group Accuses Cops Of ‘Victim-Blaming’ In Fatal Crash On Avenue...

A local transportation group accused police Thursday of 'victim-blaming' during their investigation of a hit-and-run that killed a bicyclist on Avenue U. The group, Transportation Alternatives,...

BP Adams Joins New Yorkers In Call For Safe Streets For...

Following the tragic death this Monday of a bicyclist by an out-of-control driver who also hit two cars before being stopped by metal bollards...

A Sunday Morning Traffic FYI: Tour De Brooklyn Bike Tour Route...

Sunday morning drivers and pedestrians, be aware that there will be a stream of bicyclists -- including children -- riding along one lane of Flushing...

City Council Passes Legislation To Reduce Citywide Speed Limit

The New York City Council yesterday passed legislation that reduces the citywide speed limit on residential streets from 30 miles per hour to 25...

City Council Passes Legislation To Reduce Citywide Speed Limit; Councilman Jumaane...

The New York City Council yesterday passed legislation that reduces the citywide speed limit on residential streets from 30 miles per hour to 25...

Gentile Defends Parking Rule Change Following Critic’s Claim That It Makes...

Streetsblog managing editor Brad Aaron wrote a post last week claiming that a Department of Transportation rule change fought for by Councilman Vincent Gentile is...

Greenfield Pushes For 20 MPH Speed Limit On Residential Streets

In an attempt to decrease traffic-related fatalities, Councilman David Greenfield has proposed legislation that would reduce the speed limit on residential streets citywide. According...