A scooter or motorcycle struck Banes while she was crossing a street on June 4. The “Gone Girl” actress died Monday at Mount Sinai Morningside Hospital, a police department spokesperson said.
De Blasio said during a Tuesday press briefing that New Yorkers have expressed concern that the city is “going to see more and more crowded streets, more and more crowded bike lanes, different types of vehicles going at different types of speed” and that it is “going to be difficult for pedestrians.”
He noted in January 2020 New York state legalized the use of e-scooters and e-bikes. New York City went on to legalize the private use of e-scooters and e-bikes in June 2020 and launched an e-scooter pilot in the Bronx in April 2020 with e-scooter companies Bird, Lime and VeoRide.
The New York City mayor said the Big Apple is “in the process of continuing to work out those regulations.”