A three-vehicle crash in the Lincoln Tunnel on Tuesday reminds us that speeding is not always a victimless crime.
Very few people enjoy significant changes at their workplace. Change pushes workers out of their comfort zone and forces them to relearn duties or routines. For this reason, it is not surprising that New York City taxi drivers are unhappy with proposals outlined in Mayor de Blasio's Vision Zero plan.
A horrifying collision killed two men in a livery cab Saturday in the Bronx. The driver, 51, and his passenger, 54, were travelling on the Hutchinson River Parkway when an SUV travelling in the opposite direction lost control and hit the median before launching into the cab.
After much debate and planning, New York City launched North America's largest bike share system this week. The bike share program allows people to use Citi Bikes for short periods of travel. The cost is $95/year; daily and weekly passes are also available, which may prove popular with tourists. Not everyone is pleased with NYC's Citi Bike program, however.
It was a particularly devastating weekend for pedestrians in the Bronx and Brooklyn - even by NYC standards. The string of accidents caused five hospitalizations and two wrongful deaths. Most of the victims were children.