Streetsblog: NYPD’s Jaywalking Enforcement Boondoggle

Steve Vaccaro’s “Street Justice” column investigates the NYPD’s recent efforts to issue summonses to jaywalking pedestrians. Although the de Blasio administration’s Vision Zero plan to eliminate traffic fatalities does not specifically call for pedestrian traffic enforcement, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton has made clear that individual precinct commanders have the discretion to do so if they […]