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  1. getting around
    Licensing E-Bikes Won’t Make the Sidewalks Safer“Every few years it’s the same neighborhoods asking the city to go after the same group of people.”
  2. environment
    Scenes From a Flooded New York Subway evacuations, school day chaos, a missing mayor, and at least one fugitive sea lion.
  3. getting around
    A Makeover for Third AvenueMore bike and bus lanes on the Upper East Side. It’s better!
  4. streets
    New York City Finally Has a Public-Realm CzarYa-Ting Liu, a former transit advocate, will work on projects like Open Restaurants and the pedestrianization of Fifth Avenue.
  5. streets
    Clearing Vendors From the Brooklyn Bridge Won’t Solve Its Overcrowding ProblemThe bridge deserves a more comprehensive plan.
  6. q&a
    The Would-Be Salt Kings of New York CityTalking to Joe Bucci Jr. and Joe Bucci Sr.
  7. street view
    Walkable City’s Jeff Speck Knows There Are Worse Things Than Crawling TrafficTen years on, he reflects on pipe dreams turned real (like California’s ADU boom) and not (like truly safe streets).
  8. streeteries
    We’re Getting Closer to Permanent Outdoor DiningThe State Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit that threatened the program.
  9. hot garbage
    It’s Time to End Our ‘Rat Nutrition’ ProgramThe case for containerized trash.
  10. design edit
    Psychosexual Furniture, Raf Simons’s Shaker Home Goods, and More FindsPlus a new documentary on the global fight for safe streets.
  11. streets
    Eastern Parkway Was Never Meant to Be a HighwayThe case for making the street more like the pleasure road Frederick Law Olmsted intended.
  12. design edit
    Tables Inspired by Pasta, Hudson Square’s Walkable Upgrade, and More FindsPlus new stormwater flood maps for New York.
  13. streets
    New York City Is Finally Getting Raised CrosswalksThey serve the dual purpose of slowing down drivers and making pedestrians more visible.
  14. streeteries
    The Era of Experimental Streeteries May Soon Be OverBrace yourself for blandmarks.
  15. streets
    A Very ‘What Is New York’ HalloweenThe quirky Instagram account documented killer clown bus drivers, paddle-boarding witches, and more.
  16. streets
    The Street Fight Is BackEverybody wants a piece of your block, and it’s going to take a lot more than planters and metal barricades to resolve who gets what.
  17. streets
    I Wish I Liked the New Brooklyn Bridge Bike Lane MoreA hard-won symbolic victory that’s a baby step.
  18. streets
    We’re Falling Short on Even the Simplest Fix for Storm FloodingPlugged-up drains should be the most straightforward problem to solve, and the city can’t keep up.
  19. streets
    The Renegade Skate-Ramp Builders of New YorkWho is pouring concrete under the L.I.E.?
  20. streets
    A Napping Corner in Hudson Square (That’s Also a Playscape and Lunch Spot)This is the curbside architecture New York City needs.
  21. streets
    New York’s Stoopers Have a New Enemy“If I had to imagine the Dr. Evil of the stooping community, this is it.”
  22. getting around
    Helmet Laws Are Not What New York City Cyclists Need Right NowElected officials keep proposing more rules for bicycles and scooters instead of fixing streets.
  23. streets
    A Driver Destroyed Another Streetery, and This Time Someone DiedThe crash killed a 37-year-old delivery worker.
  24. streets
    Volunteers Are Funding Open Streets Programs. Why Isn’t the City?Locals and donors are doing the day-to-day work of making it happen.
  25. anatomy of a streetery
    GRT Architects Designs Streeteries That Can Outlast the PandemicOutdoor dining spaces at Cote, Don Angie, and Quality Eats demonstrate how the firm is experimenting.
  26. streets
    What Does Polly Trottenberg’s NYC DOT Tell Us About What She’ll Do in D.C.?Trottenberg moved the needle forward on street safety, but some say she could have done more.
  27. streets
    New York Is Bringing Up the Absolute Rear on Trash PickupA new pilot program will start collecting trash just like every other city already does.
  28. streets
    Anatomy of a Streetery: Guevara’sIt’s Cuban-inspired and stands solidly on the corner of Clifton and Grand.
  29. streets
    From Prada Pumps to Sacks of Rice: It’s All Free at These New Brooklyn Stores“We had a shelf of cereal, and then four black leather BDSM harnesses.”
  30. streets
    Should Parking Snitches Get Riches?A new bill would give New Yorkers a 25 percent cut of fines for tattling on illegally parked cars.
  31. streets
    Anatomy of a Streetery: RangoonIt’s kinetic and inspired by Burmese design.
  32. streets
    Perking Up the Plywood: Artists Get Their Hands on the City’s StreeteriesFrom mirror mosaics to sprawling murals.
  33. streets
    Stoop-to-Stoop: A Week of Curbside Finds From a Stooping Pro“I was looking for a cup of coffee, but instead stumbled upon this really nice desk.”
  34. streets
    This Spring, We All Drove Much Less. Yet Traffic Deaths Went Up. Why?The lure of the open street.