Just in time for Bike Month, Transportation Nation, a partner with NPR, wants your bike tickets — No, they’re not going to pay them, but the project is looking to cyclists to help map where and why tickets are received. Not a cyclist? Hate them (I hope not)? That’s OK: Transportation Nation is eager to track witness accounts of ticketing too. The form is quick and simple, though I hope your stories are colorful and verbose. The application of this mapping is unclear but in a city full of cycling controversy, we’re curious to see how this one plays out. After you share your story with Transportation Nation, share it here in the comments section!
One of the more commonly held themes (maybe even beliefs) about New York is that it is a pit of loneliness, where you can never feel more isolated while surrounded by millions of people. 30 Rock encapsulated New York’s uncanny ability to grind you down perfectly here. This can feel like a shitty city, especially during […]
Hot take: Halloween isn’t for everybody. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great holiday. It just favors creatives and DIY experts to a fault. Many people are Hallo-wise enough to start planning their costume for the following year on Nov. 1. — and if you’re one of those people, more power to you! — but that leaves the rest […]
Loitering has been a problem for coffee shop owners for so long that we’ve gone through several cycles of addressing it in New York City. First came limiting laptop hours and eliminating outlets, then things like timed wifi. Britcom hit Fleabag skewered the annoying laptop camper in its inaugural season this summer, which means it’s far from just an American […]