Amid Uptick In Cyclist & Pedestrian Deaths, NYPD Is Ticketing Cyclists In Bike Lanes

Why does NYC hate people who walk or bike? Amid Uptick In Cyclist & Pedestrian Deaths, NYPD Is Ticketing Cyclists In Bike Lanes

On Tuesday night, an 80-year-old woman was killed and an 84-year-old man was badly injured by a driver making a left turn onto a residential street in Little Neck, Queens. As of this morning, no arrests were made. On Monday morning, an elderly cyclist was fatally struck by a driver while riding in the Eighth Avenue bike lane near Times Square. The driver fled the scene, and has not been located. Two days earlier, a 62-year-old woman died from injuries suffered when an SUV driver ran her over as she was riding her bike on Kings Highway in Brooklyn a week earlier. The investigation into that incident was concluded without any arrests, police said. [ more › ]