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Should NYC Just Ban Cars Too?

Should NYC Just Ban Cars Too?

By Theo Wayt, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Fewer than 30 percent of those killed in car crashes last year were drivers or passengers. The majority were pedestrians and cyclists — New Yorkers who chose to avoid cars and were therefore more vulnerable, just like those killed on Halloween.

Driverless Pizza Changes Dynamic

Driverless Pizza Changes Dynamic

By Adryan Barlia, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Opinion

People would have to pay attention to their phones more, physically have to leave their homes to approach an empty car, and figure out the payment process from automated screens set up in the car's exterior — a list of inconveniences. Pizza delivering is great and will continue to be great, so no need for replacements.

Raising Gas Prices Might Be Unpopular, But It’ll Fuel the Future

Raising Gas Prices Might Be Unpopular, But It’ll Fuel the Future

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 7, 2016


Filed under Opinion

low gas prices are not good for the future of the country — we should actually be raising them if we are to address the long-term issues of the U.S. dependence on oil.

NYU Encourages Students To Go Car-Free, But Most Already Do — Here’s Why

NYU Encourages Students To Go Car-Free, But Most Already Do — Here’s Why

By Carlos Michael Rodriguez, Staff Writer

April 27, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU pledged to go car-free for Earth Day, when almost no NYU students use or own cars.