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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Talking Headways Podcast: Competing with Car OwnershipBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
This week we’re joined by the head of Zipcar, Angelo Adams! We talk about how Zipcar gets parking spaces, how they find customers, the benefits of car sharing and how the company’s biggest competitor is car ownership.
Live from Denver: Two Streetfilms, Two Great Ideas, One Leading CityBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
During the NACTO conference in Denver earlier this month, Streetfilms auteur Clarence Eckerson Jr. got to see the next generation in traffic circles — a design with a rotary so big that car drivers have to slow down. Check it out.
Steal This Idea: The Larger the Car, the More You Pay to ParkBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
Big news out of Montreal: Starting on July 1, drivers of larger, heavier cars will pay more for residential parking permits in one busy corner of town.
Study: Electric Vehicle Pollution Reductions Accrue Mostly to the RichBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
About that electric vehicle "revolution"...
My Conversation with the Bing ChatbotBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
Here's a story about why we no longer fear artificial intelligence, and, indeed, hope it will someday be running the country.
Drivers (Mostly Men) Rely Way Too Much on Those Automated Driving Systems, Study SaysBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
Toxic masculinity and automated driving systems seem to go hand in hand.
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, which was established by the bipartisan infrastructure bill and will hand out $7.5 billion in funding for the coming EV charging network.
NYC Official Under Fire for Questioning Benefits and Equity of TransitBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
We always assume more transit means more equity. But a progressive planning commissioner apparently disagrees, sparking quite a conversation.
Post-Pandemic Period Proves Particularly Perilous to PedestriansBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
The decade-long pedestrian death crisis has worsened, with a double-digit percentage increase in deaths caused by U.S. drivers — and experts are blaming it on speeding, distracted driving, larger vehicles and roads that prioritize car drivers over everyone else.
STOP THE PRESSES: Joe Biden, In Latest Break with Trump, Rode a Bike TodayBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
President-elect Biden and the future First Lady Dr. Jill Biden rode bikes today as part of an outing near their Delaware home. Meanwhile, President Trump drove past an anti-democracy gathering in Washington.
Busiest Bike Path in North America to Be Severed for WeeksBy Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
And the Parks Department isn't doing anything to ensure the safety of cyclists beyond posting "signs" directing riders to busy, dangerous local roads.
How to Tell Stories That Compel People to Stand Up For Safe Streets — Even During COVID-19By Gersh Kuntzman | | No Comments
Streetsblog USA's Kea Wilson is a guest on a new podcast over at the Active Towns Initiative.