NEW YORK. Many of New York’s road users are pedestrians. While the city has been making changes to street crossings to increase pedestrian safety, every year, pedestrians are killed or injured in vehicle accidents while crossing the street in the...Read More
New York Won’t Arrest You for Drinking Alcohol in Public—But Does This Put Pedestrian Safety at Risk?
NEW YORK. In March, the New York Times announced that individuals would no longer be arrested for minor crimes, like drinking in public. If the police determine that offenders don’t pose a risk to public safety, individuals will only receive...Read More
NEW YORK. According to NPR and ProPublica, more women die in childbirth in America than in any other developed country. The investigative report found that hospital care is geared toward the wellbeing of the newborn, while not always considering the...Read More
NEW YORK. According to NPR, approximately 25% of all pedestrian accidents in the U.S. occur when a pedestrian has a cross signal and a car has the green light to turn left. Both the driver and the pedestrian have the...Read More
NEW YORK. A study performed by Columbia University and reported on by the Gothamist found that there may be dangerous levels of lead in some Greenpoint backyards. Columbia graduate students took soil samples from Greenpoint backyards and found that 92...Read More
NEW YORK. The terror attack that took place in New York on Halloween is an example of a new kind of attack, one that uses rental cars or vehicles to harm as many people as possible in densely-populated areas. According...Read More