Oct 20, 2021
With the November general election quickly approaching, the city’s next mayor already has plenty on the to-do list, and that includes addressing the rise in traffic fatalities. Advocates say this summer was the deadliest in terms of traffic crashes in the five boroughs, despite Mayor de Blasio’s Vision Zero initiative. Gersh Kuntzman, the editor-in-chief of StreetsBlog, joined Errol to talk about what the next mayor should be prioritizing to make the city’s streets safer for everyone. He also discussed the increase in bike riding, the debate over electric scooters and the push for more speed cameras. And he talked about breaking “car culture” and the issues surrounding placard abuse.
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