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The Atlantic's CITYLAB Picks Up On NY Times Op-Ed Piece

The Outrageous, Unjust Rule That Lets New York Drivers Who Hit Pedestrians Off the Hook

by Eric Jaffee

The Atlantic Monthly has a website called CityLab that "informs and inspires the people who are creating the cities of the future - and those who want to live there." On October 1, 2014, one day after Dana Lerner's op-ed piece appeared in the New York Times, Eric Jaffe followed up on her argument that "if the city is serious about street safety, it must replace a terrible old precedent with a strong new one." He underscores the issue that "the 'rule of two' isn't just arbitrary; it's biased against the victim."

We couldn't agree with him more. Thank you Eric, for adding your voice to our cause. This issue could be getting some real legs.

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