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The Strange Case of a Brooklyn Warehouse Full of Thousands of NYPD-Seized Bicycles

One family's struggle to obtain evidence in the death of their son raises a number of questions. 

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Will Bill de Blasio Actually Ban New York's Famous Carriage Horses?

The mayor's proposed ban faces an uphill political battle.

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New York Doormen Assert Their Right to Live in the City Where They Work

Employees say that to afford a home in the city, they need a raise.

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A DIY Approach to Slowing a City's Cars

Inside one New York group's campaign to lower speed limits from 30 to a much safer 20.

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The Real Reason New York Police Unions Are Waffling on Stop-and-Frisk

And why they're not likely to get everything they want. 

Mapping New York's Traffic Crashes

Twenty-three percent of the city's 2013 car-related fatalities occurred in just 5 percent of its neighborhoods.

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Safe Streets Champion Bill de Blasio Was Caught in a Speeding Car

It's a pretty awkward situation.

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Bill de Blasio and the NYPD Are Off to a Rocky Start

A harbinger of things to come? 

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New York Fights to Set Its Own Speed Limits

Right now, the city can't reduce speeds on pedestrian-heavy roads. But advocates are hoping to change that.

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New York's Legal Battle Over Stop and Frisk Comes to an End

The new mayor plans to settle the landmark case. 

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The Fuzzy Logic of a Jaywalking Crackdown in New York

Officials hope it'll make streets safer. But pedestrians are often the victim of careless, speeding drivers.

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De Blasio's 'Vision Zero' Plan Could Set a New Standard for Traffic Safety

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to eliminate pedestrian deaths.

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Should Cities Ditch Their Mayoral Mansions?

This outdated tradition may cause new mayors more headaches than its worth.

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Bill de Blasio Shovels His Own Snow, Thank You Very Much

Unlike certain, ahem, other mayors.

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The Dramatic Makeover of New York's Streets Under Bloomberg

Car-choked areas transformed.

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The Improbable Expectations of Bill de Blasio

New Yorkers want a new brand of leadership and a new direction from City Hall. Can de Blasio possibly deliver?

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A Growing Plea in New York: Pedestrian Deaths Cannot Be Tolerated

A new group called Make Queens Safer is dialing up the pressure on Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio.

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Why Universal Pre-K Would Be Good for Poor and Well-Off Families Alike

Public high-quality programs save parents lots of money.

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A Checklist for Reforming the NYPD

How one group is pushing Bill de Blasio to make good on his campaign promises.