A Plan to Eliminate Pretextual Police Stops, While Still Increasing Traffic Safety
The Free to Move Coalition has developed a plan to do away with pretextual traffic stops that disproportionately impact Black and Latino motorists.
This Louisiana Town Runs Largely on Traffic Fines; If You Fight Your Ticket, the Mayor Is Your Judge
Fenton, population 226, brings in over $1 million per year through its mayor’s court, an unusual justice system in which the mayor can serve as judge even though he’s responsible for town finances. A new investigation explores the problems with this unconventional system.
NYC’s ‘Dangerous Vehicle Abatement’ Program Is About To Expire
The city's Dangerous Vehicle Abatement Program expires on Thursday. And there's no new strategy to deal with the worst of the worst recidivists, except to appeal to the state for new laws.
The Moped Crisis: Safe Streets Group Issues Policy Recommendations
The city needs to rein in illegal mopeds with a combination of cracking down on rogue vendors, building safer roads for all users and better educating users.
NYPD All But Abandons Idling Enforcement Amid Climate Crisis
The number of idling violations issued by NYPD is down 99 percent from five years ago, according to publicly available stats.
Success: NY Drivers are Slowing Down on Streets with 24/7 Speed Cameras
Violations dropped 30 percent over the course of the first year of 24/7 speed camera enforcement.
The Moped Crisis — An Analysis: New York City Needs a Systemic Fix, Justice for Workers and Accountability by Tech Giants
Mayhem — and, more accurately, the perception of mayhem — on the streets of the city is provoking a new backlash against delivery workers. But are poor workers really the ones to blame?
Streetsblog to New York City: We’ll See You in Court!
There is no way to assess the success of the Dangerous Vehicle Abatement Program if the DOT won't provide basic information.