No Comfort that Cabbie is Charged with only a Traffic Infraction

News outlets covered the DA’s announcement that the cabbie who killed Cooper Stock was charged on Oct. 7 with failure to exercise due care and is facing a maximum of 15 days in jail and a $750 fine if found guilty of the traffic infraction. Dana Lerner, Cooper’s mother, and street-safety advocates were outraged Friday the cabbie was only hit with a violation.…

The Atlantic’s CITYLAB Picks Up On NY Times Op-Ed Piece

The Outrageous, Unjust Rule That Lets New York Drivers Who Hit Pedestrians Off the Hook by Eric Jaffee The Atlantic Monthly has a website called CityLab that “informs and inspires the people who are creating the cities of the future – and those who want to live there.” On October 1, 2014, one day after Dana…