If structural issues cause certain populations to break the law more often, it’s the law – and not the community – that needs fixing.
The MTA and city agencies have made New York much more inhospitable to residents and visitors with disabilities than is necessary.
The city profited immensely from the sale of medallions whose value was predicated on a state-granted monopoly. By giving Uber, Lyft, and others free reign of the streets, the city acted unconscionably toward medallion owners.
The heaven and hell that autonomous vehicles will make possible.
Intentionally or not, the NYPD perpetuates a system in which the most vulnerable street users are blamed for their own deaths.
What can we learn from Citi Bike data about expanding the system in an effective way?
Density means that social services are much more efficient to provide. As wealth returns to denser areas and most of the poor move to suburban areas we’ll need to re-think the models we’ve developed for caring for these folks.