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Citi Bike Stations That Charge E-Bikes Are Coming—Maybe

The technology is ready, as long as Lyft, the Department of Transportation, and Con Ed can find some more money.

May 21, 2024

McGuinness Boulevard Status Quo: Blocked Bike Lanes, Speeding Trucks, Angry Elected Officials

Lawmakers are demanding that the Adams administration do what it said it would do a year ago: Give McGuinness a road diet.

Yes, You Can Buy a Revel Scooter on Facebook Marketplace—But You Probably Shouldn’t

Revel scooters aren't gone forever—if you know where to look.

May 6, 2024

One Weird Trick for Getting Away With Obscuring Your License Plate

New York state lawmakers increased penalties for toll scofflaws, but also explicitly gave cops the power to cut them loose.

April 24, 2024

NYC Department of Investigation Confirms What Everyone Already Knew: Cops Aren’t Doing Anything About Parking Permit Abuse

When City investigators reported parking permit violations, police enforced the rules zero percent of the time.

April 3, 2024

The MTA Wants $750K From the NYC Marathon. They Should Charge Drivers an Extra Cent Instead

Reminder: $750,000 is 0.48 percent of what taxpayers spent on the NYPD's overtime pay in the subway system last year.

NYC Has Tried AI Weapons Scanners Before. The Result: Tons of False Positives

Over seven months in 2022 at Jacobi Hospital, Evolv scanners yielded false positives 85 percent of the time.

April 2, 2024

New Subway Security Theater Just Dropped: Controversial AI Weapons Scanner

The mayor convened his top leadership to announce the future testing of a weapons screening system that may or may not work as advertised.

March 28, 2024

The Winners & Losers of NYC’s Congestion Pricing Plan

Winners: Planet Earth, drivers, Andrew Cuomo. Losers: Phil Murphy, car brain, Andrew Cuomo.