More than half of the 27 pedestrians killed by cars in New York City this year died on major roadways. That’s just one of the findings of a new WNYC analysis of traffic deaths.
Less than a month into Mayor Bill de Blasio's plan to cut down on pedestrian deaths, NYPD data shows most precincts have stepped up citations for speeding, failure to yield to pedestrians and failure to stop at traffic signals.
The Winter Olympics are underway in Sochi, Russia. The U.S. is sending 230 olympians - the most for any nation in the history of the winter games - to compete in events from bobsledding to curling. Here are the 42 who hail from the tri-state area.
Tuesday November 5 is Election Day. Polls are open from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m in New York and 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. in New Jersey. Here's what you need to know about voting in New York or New Jersey.
It seems like every time we report on a tech company or coworking space in New York City, there's a great coffee shop around the corner. Check out our map to see where the hippest coffee joints in the city are in relation to tech hubs.
Deadline Alert! Friday, October 11 is the last day to register to vote in the November 5 general election. Friday is also the deadline if you want to change your party affiliation for the 2014 state and federal primary elections. You must be affiliated with a party to vote in that party's primary election. Here's everything you need to know about registering to vote in New York City.
As part of our series on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington and the future of the civil rights movement, The Takeaway partnered with YouGov to conduct a survey that highlights American attitudes toward civil rights.
Voters in forty percent of the city's 51 districts are looking at new names as they pick their council members – thanks mostly to term limits. In some key races for open seats, it's a battle of political power bases. And some incumbents are facing challenges that illustrate demographic shifts in neighborhoods.
New York City is liberating techies from coffee shops and co-working spaces and sending them into the open air with the expansion of public Wi-Fi to 32 more parks and recreation centers across the five boroughs.
The Supreme Court upheld the Affordable Care Act on Thursday. Look back at the legal and political moves that have brought the law before the Supreme Court.