Educated at the Sorbonne and the Yale School of Drama, Gersh Kuntzman is obviously not the person being described here. We're talking about tabloid legend Gersh Kuntzman, who has been with New York newspapers since 1989, including stints at the New York Daily News, the Post, the Brooklyn Paper and even a cup of coffee with the Times. He's also the writer and producer of "Murder at the Food Coop," which was a hit at the NYC Fringe Festival in 2016, and “SUV: The Musical” in 2007. Email Gersh at email@example.com
3,000 out of 3,001 Americans Want to Decarbonize Transportation — But Will the GOP Do It?By Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
By a roughly 3,000-to-1 ratio Americans agree that states should be required to better track their transportation-sector greenhouse gas emissions to lead to reducing them.
Vision Zero Cities: Road Violence is a Public Health Crisis that Needs Public Health SolutionsBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
Traffic violence is one of the leading causes of death by unintentional injury and premature death in the United States, and Los Angeles is no outlier in this tragic trend.
Streetsblog Board Member Lands Major Job with Biden White HouseBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
Gabe Klein, a former Chicago and D.C. transportation agency leader — and a Streetsblog NYC and USA board member — has been chosen by “Electric” Joe Biden to head the administration’s Joint Office of Energy and Transportation.
OPINION: Make Cars Safer for People Outside of VehiclesBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
The trend toward larger, more-menacing vehicles is so long-standing and ubiquitous that you might think we don’t have a choice in the matter. Well, we do.
NO SURPRISE: Feds Report Double-Digit Increase in Road Deaths in 2021By Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
Call it the forgotten pandemic: road fatalities surged by double-digit percentages, including a significant increase in deaths outside of cars, in 2021, according to a new report issued Tuesday by federal authorities.
For Pete’s Sake! Sec. Buttigieg Won’t Push Back on States that Ignore Equity, Climate GuidelinesBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
Buttigieg reportedly told a key committee that he wants to be a good partner with states that have nonetheless rejected the Biden administration’s equity agenda on transportation funding.
What is ‘Traffic Violence’ and Why Do We Need To Talk About It?By Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
We were all raised in car culture — which normalizes the idea that 40,000 people will die in car crashes every year. But it's not normal. And it needs to be called what it is.
State Senator Pushing ‘Idaho Stop’ Legalization BillBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
An upstate State Senator has introduced a bill that would allow cyclists to slow-roll through stop signs and go through red lights after a quick full stop.
Nominee Buttigieg Vows To Dismantle ‘Racist’ FreewaysBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
The USDOT pick says he’ll reverse decades of discriminatory planning by expanding public transit and, most important, dismantling urban freeways.
New App Makes Mass Transit Accessible to People with Cognitive DisabilitiesBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
Many disabled Americans don't qualify for on-demand paratransit — but standard transit isn't meeting their needs, either. The WayFinder app hopes to bridge the gap.
Study: AVs May Not Detect Darker-Skinned Pedestrians As Often As Lighter OnesBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
Driverless cars are worse at detecting darker skin pigments, meaning that autonomous vehicles might not solve the already disproportionate pedestrian death toll faced by black communities, according to a new study.
Safe Routes to School Drops Recommendation of Police EnforcementBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
Black activists have long maintained that police presence is a barrier to the safe use of the streets for Black children. Now, a major national program is listening — and making big changes.