Central Park’s Scenic Drives Will Soon Be Car-Free

Central Park’s Scenic Drives Will Soon Be Car-Free

Groups such because the Central Park Conservancy and the New York Road Runners celebrated the choice for the profit it should have for runners and bicyclists within the park in addition to for the setting. Last 12 months, 42 million individuals visited Central Park. Photo Mayor Bill de Blasio within the park on Friday. “This […]

‘I’m Going Nuts’: Dutch ‘Singing Road’ Silenced After Villagers Complain

‘I’m Going Nuts’: Dutch ‘Singing Road’ Silenced After Villagers Complain

Working in a single day final Friday, highway crews painted about 490 toes of a newly paved, 124-mile stretch of the highway with the strips. Ms. Poepjes mentioned music from “a popular part” of the regional anthem, “De Alde Friezen,” or “The Old Frisians,” from the 19th century, had been painted on. The undertaking value […]

In Russia, a ‘Special Highway’ Helps the Privileged Avoid Traffic

In Russia, a ‘Special Highway’ Helps the Privileged Avoid Traffic

“This is a small mirror that reflects much wider problems in Russia,” mentioned Mikhail Y. Blinkin, the nation’s prime transportation skilled. A automobile pushed by Leopold Vitort of the Kremlin being hit by one other automobile that crossed from the alternative facet of the highway. Mr. Vitort died within the accident. Video by many movies […]

Congestion Pricing Plan for Manhattan Ran Into Politics. Politics Won.

Congestion Pricing Plan for Manhattan Ran Into Politics. Politics Won.

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, a Democrat and essentially the most seen champion of congestion pricing after reviving it final summer season, and his aides, in addition to lobbyists and advocates, targeted their efforts on successful over the Assembly in hopes that they may current a united entrance and put strain on the Senate, in response […]

Opinion

Opinion

Congestion pricing was purported to be “an idea whose time has come” for New York City. But in a funds deal introduced on Friday in Albany, state leaders not solely punted on the coverage but additionally could have undermined its viability in New York and throughout the nation for a technology. Everybody agrees that congestion […]

Congestion Pricing Falters in New York, Again

Congestion Pricing Falters in New York, Again

From the beginning, there was resistance from drivers, their advocates, industrial truckers and a few elected officers — together with state legislators — who noticed congestion pricing as primarily benefiting Manhattan residents, on the expense of these from outdoors the borough who must drive for work, college, medical appointments or different obligations as a result […]

All Roads Lead to Rome, Where Potholes Will Destroy Your Tires

All Roads Lead to Rome, Where Potholes Will Destroy Your Tires

But as of late, the sampietrini have proved treacherous for the town’s many scooters, slippery for costume sneakers and homicide for stilettos. And they require fixed upkeep underneath heavy site visitors. In 2005, Mayor Walter Veltroni tried to take away most of the cobblestones to enhance site visitors circumstances, however subsequent administrations had completely different […]

Opinion

Opinion

The current killing of a pedestrian by a self-driving Uber automobile is the supply of the most recent destructive headlines about this firm. But there’s a a lot deeper downside. While the management has modified — Dara Khosrowshahi changed Uber’s co-founder Travis Kalanick as chief government final August after a collection of scandals — the […]