What To Consider If You’re Rethinking Travel Plans Because Of The Coronavirus

With the unanswered question of how long the coronavirus (COVID-19) is going to be with us, many consumers are asking themselves an even more important question — what do we do about the travel plans we’ve already made? Continue Reading →

Mayor de Blasio Signs Dangerous Vehical Abatement Bill Into Law

Mayor de Blasio today signed the Dangerous Vehicle Abatement bill into law, the latest step in the Administration’s Vision Zero plan to make New York City’s streets safer. Continue Reading →

4 Pedestrians Killed In 48-Hours, Uptown Council Member Rodriguez Calls For A State Of Emergency

Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez statement: Once again and within a 48 hours period, we have had 4 pedestrian deaths in New York City. Continue Reading →

Electric Scooter Driver Kills Harlem Pedestrian On 118th Street In East Harlem

A woman hit by an electric scooter while crossing the street in East Harlem died of her injuries one day after the collision, police said. Continue Reading →

Are You Safer In Uber Or Lyft Vehicle Than The Rest Of Us?

By Bretton Love

Are rideshare services a safer choice for travelers? Are you safer with such services than travelers who use buses, trains, and other means of transport? Continue Reading →

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Facing A Pedestrian Accident, 3 Vital Steps On How To Handle The Situation

A report by city-data revealed that a 3-year-old involved in a road accident in East Harlem was the sixth child pedestrian to be killed on city streets in 2019, according to the New York Times. Continue Reading →

Uptown Council Member Rodriguez’s Hearing On Street And Vehicle Safety Opening Statement

Here’s a statement from Uptown Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez: This year we have seen at least 9 pedestrians killed, many of them were killed by large multi-ton vehicles. Continue Reading →

What’s Next? Senator Hoylman’s Bill To Mandate Seatbelt Use In Taxis And Livery Vehicles Passes

Today, the New York State Senate voted to pass S.7134/A.8990, sponsored by Senator Brad Hoylman, which will require all passengers aged 8 years or older to wear seatbelts in taxi and livery vehicles. Continue Reading →

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