Check out Eighth Avenue ... with a comedian! Charlie Todd from the city-based troupe Improv Everywhere rode around to show off the Department of Transportation's transformational redesign of Eighth and Ninth avenues.
More than 100,000 Americans lose a loved one in a car crash every single year. So why don't more of us talk about it — and why don't more of us take action to prevent other families from enduring those tragedies, too?
People have been visiting Paris for centuries for the food, the wine, the museums, the cheese and even the snails, but when New Yorkers head to the City of Light these days, all they see are the bike lanes.
See that three-wheeler speeding along? Yes, our nation will be better off once we're all driving those instead of cars and SUVs.
But until then, American cities aren't sure where they should go — the bike lane, the road, or somewhere else entirely.
Clarence Eckerson of our sister site, Streetfilms, went to Paris ... and all you got was a stunning three-minute video that reminds you how shitty New York City bike lanes compared to the City of Light.