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by Ben Fried
In the next car, Biden told another passenger that “If we get elected, it will be the most train-friendly administration ever.”
Friendlier than the Lincoln administration?
The Whitestone intersection in question illustrates some of the shortcomings of the DOT’s current traffic calming toolbox. The DOT converted a driving lane into a buffered bike lane, but there are still cars crashing into buildings, and the residents still feel unsafe crossing the street. What would Monderman do?
Re: “Queens Beep: Performance Parking Is a Money Grab”
Doesn’t Shoup predict this reaction?
And doesn’t he recommend using the money back to the local neighborhoods to further improve the streetscape?
Is the city not doing this with “Smart Parking”?
An interesting obituary of a man who rode his bicycle all over the world about 6,000 miles per year, before being killed by an automobile at age 74.
Good point about Lincoln Cap’n though he was a railroad lawyer he sued the railroads. Those were public private partnerships though and very exploitive of their monopoly position to scam bonds and real estate. La plus ca change….
“Bloomberg: Selling Bridges Won’t Fix Toll-Shopping Traffic”
Well duh – as long as there are some crossings that have tolls and some that don’t, there will be toll-shopping traffic.
“What about that little "stunt" somebody pulled at Atlantic and Flatbush the other day? You know, the little "stunt" that actually killed someone? Why can't they post up three officers at that location to make sure THAT never happens again?”
In response to "Eyes on the Street: NYPD Does Its Part to Fuel Brooklyn Bridge Tensions"