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Driver Who “Wanted To Kill” Times Square Pedestrians Charged With Murder

Amidst outcry over driver Richard Rojas, who injured dozens of pedestrians in Times Square rampage, advocates call for a more comprehensive approach to traffic violence. The [Rojas] crash video is “the most shocking” ...

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New York Post: Court Ruling Puts City on the Hook in Dangerous-Streets Suit

The city must do a better job fixing dangerous streets or face a slew of big lawsuits, thanks to a ruling by the state’s highest court in the case of a young boy injured in a 2004 crash. “Concerns about traffic and ...

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Gothamist: “Video: Flushing Ave Bike Lane Perfect Place To Park Your Truck Convoy”

Since it first crawled out of the primordial ooze by the Brooklyn Navy Yard, the bike lane on Flushing Avenue has proven irresistible to truck drivers looking for a spot to chill….[T]his stretch of Flushing has become ...

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Citylab: New York Drivers Who Hit Pedestrians Are Let Off the Hook

Citylab interviewed Steve Vaccaro about Intro 238 (now AC 19-190), which criminalizes driver’s violation of pedestrian’s right of way. Earlier this year, a 9-year-old boy named Cooper Stock was struck and killed ...

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Gawker: “The NYPD Is Stealing Bikes in Midtown”

Gawker interviewed Steve Vaccaro about NYPD/Midtown North’s questionable practice of confiscating bicycles locked to city-owned street fixtures near Columbus Circle. If your lock gets cut and your bike disappears in ...

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