New York Leaders Discuss How To Prevent Pedestrian Accidents Involving TrucksThis comes after three pedestrians were killed in separate incidents involving trucks across three boroughs last week.
NYC Lawmakers Propose 'Department Of Pedestrians' And Agency That Caters To Bicycles, ScootersThere could be two new city agencies coming our way. Local leaders have unveiled proposals that would dedicate a pair of offices just to pedestrians and bike safety.
Pedestrian Critically Injured In Brooklyn Hit-And-RunA New York City lawmaker is calling for stronger hit-and-run laws after yet another serious crash.
City Councilman Calls For Reimbursement After L Train Shutdown Plan ScrappedWith Gov. Andrew Cuomo putting a stop to plans that would shut down L train service, one City Councilmember is calling for cash.
NYC Council Members Call For E-Bikes, E-Scooters To Be LegalThey're proposing four bills that would reverse current laws and legalize e-bikes and e-scooters.
Inwood Rezoning Critics Stage Occupy Protest In Counciman's OfficeProtesters opposed to zoning changes in Inwood occupied Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez's office Thursday, calling for changes to the plan.
Lawmakers Demand Transparency About Cooling Towers Linked To Legionnaires’ DiseaseA current cluster of cases has already killed one person and sickened 17 others.
Massive Protest Erupts, 2 City Councilmen Arrested, As ICE Detains Prominent Immigration ActivistThe detention of a prominent immigration activist sparked a large protest in Lower Manhattan that ended with the arrest of two City Council members Thursday.
City Council Committee Passes Bill Focusing On Sidewalk Safety In Wake Of Deadly Lower Manhattan Vehicle AttackA City Council committee has unanimously passed a bill that would make sidewalks safer from potential terrorist attacks.
New Hit-And-Run Alert System Takes Effect In New York CityThe system works similar to AMBER Alert, with notices being directly sent to cell phones with as description of who or what to be on the lookout for.
'We Have To Learn From Barcelona:' Councilman Calls For More Safety Barriers On SidewalksA New York City council member is calling on the city to install more safety barriers on sidewalks in places with high pedestrian traffic, following deadly crashes like those in Times Square and Barcelona.
24-Hour Subway Survey Finds Delays Biggest Issue For RidersAfter collecting more than 2,000 commuter responses, the survey found that nearly 50 percent of riders say delays are the biggest issue while 75 percent say they missed appointments due to subway delays in the last two weeks.
Square Renamed For EMT Who Worked At Ground Zero Following 9/11Amsterdam Avenue at 172nd Street in Washington Heights is now Luis de Pena Jr. Square.
Council Members: NYC Shouldn't Pay More For MTA BudgetTwo New York council members say the city shouldn't pay any more than what's already been allotted to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
De Blasio: East River Tolls Worth Exploring, But Plan Unlikely To Clear AlbanyCouncilman Ydanis Rodriguez wrote in a policy report released Monday that charging the tolls would "revolutionize the way our city moves and make our roads that much cleaner, safer and more equitably used."