Video obtained by Vaccaro & White through a Freedom of Information Law request contradicts NYPD account.
Gothamist spoke with Steve Vaccaro about an apparent trap set for Prospect Park cyclists and the NYPD's response.
Sarah Goodyear examines NYPD's refusal to release seized bicycles, including the bicycle of crash victim Mathieu Lefevre, as the latest example of a broader problem of lack of police transparency.
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Gothamist covers Vaccaro & White's efforts to make public the facts concerning the death of Ryo Oyamda, a Japanese student struck and killed by two NYPD officers in a police cruiser.
Steve Vaccaro's "Street Justice" column details NYPD's refusal to return bike for use as evidence.
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At a panel discussion of the history of cycling in New York City, Steve Vaccaro discussed the significance of Mathieu Lefevre's death and the movement it catalyzed to hold NYPD accountable for crash investigations.
Gothamist interviewed Steve Vaccaro about a legislative proposal to eliminate the "observed violation" rule that insulates reckless drivers from summonses if police don't witness the violation.
In "Street Justice," Vaccaro & White's weekly Streetsblog column, Steve Vaccaro dissects NYPD's failure to investigate traffic crashes that don't result in critical injury, and the impact of this policy on thousands of crash victims.
“Driver Hits Cyclist In Bike Lane And Keeps Going As Victim Clings To Van,” Christopher Robbins for Gothamist
Gothamist reports on the case of John Kelly, a Vaccaro & White client intentionally struck by a road raging van driver who fled the scene.
Gothamist interviewed Steve Vaccaro about questionable NYPD bike summonsing practices.