Forcing cops to attend hearings? Letting victims be part of the process? Reforming the law itself? We asked experts and advocates to weigh in on how to fix flaws in the city’s ‘failure to yield’ law exposed by a City Limits investigation.
A majority of summonses issued under the city’s ‘failure to yield’ law end up getting dismissed after hearings, a City Limits investigation found, and victims rarely learn the outcome of those cases.
Sokhna Fall and Fariha Fawziah |
Most teenagers cannot attend summer classes, jobs or internships unless they’re supplied with a MetroCard or are able to pay for one themselves.
Greis Torres, Nuha Dolby, Sokhna Fall, Jasper Krause, Yasmine Chokrane, Darius Jankauskas, Fariha Fawziah, Janiya Taylor and Jeanmarie Evelly |
The subways are the MTA’s concern. But MTA buses roll on city streets, and transit groups say Mayor de Blasio could be doing more to clear the way.