It may come as a surprise to you that the NYPD has not been tracking bike accidents this whole time, because for whatever reason bike crashes just didn’t seem that important to a city that has lots of stopping and frisking to do. Today, The Daily News has the scoop that the NYPD has finally started tracking bike accidents and treating them like car crashes by writing full accident reports, instead of the short information cards they used to fill out. All this means that the city will be documenting and tracking accidents to look for trends, which is surely a good thing for anyone concerned about bike safety and the availability of bike lanes (unless, of course, the data show you are all biking drunk on sidewalks all the time). And it least it means you won’t have to track your own accidents from now on.
There’s nothing like your neighborhood coffee shop. Even though they all exist to do the same thing, which is to pump legally acceptable speed into your brain, each one does it a little differently. Whether one specializes in latte art, sourcing the most magical coffees from the far-flung corners of the world or they just […]
You’ve got a lot in life to worry about, between work, relationships and the knowledge that one day the sun will implode and end all life on Earth. So why would you want to add not knowing your rights in a tenant/landlord dispute to that list, when you can get a free crash course in […]
Every good New York apartment needs a map of some kind, be it a cycling map or a subway map. For one, a map hanging on the wall makes you look smart. And also, it’s nice to see where you’re going without looking at a screen, especially in the event that Google finally becomes sentient […]