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by Noah Kazis
“Automotive X Prize: Team TW4XP hoping for a three-wheeled win”
In the running for the Automotive X Prize, the 200-kg 2-person TW4XP electric powered vehicle with pedal-powered option potentially embarks on the critical path to the future of mobility.
Now we just need ticket writers to have no fear of reprisals and let the system sort out who has real placards or not.
I don’t understand why the increase in tolls is always in the same or approximate percentage as that for fares.
Why only a 25 or 50 cent increase on the bridge tolls? Don’t we need money for transit? Don’t we want to discourage commuting by private car. Let’s make it $5 extra.
http://bit.ly/bx0U2Z Must-see video on future of Chinese mobility.
The Post reports that the rationale for phasing out the fun pass was to end scamming, but after seeing what taxi and mass transit rates are in some other cities, I’m OK with higher increases in (or even elimination of) the one-week card as well. You see tourists taking pictures of each other in the subway, it’s like an attraction in itself. Let’s charge accordingly.
If you look closely at the picture of the new Willis Ave. Bridge in the Post, it shows the combined bike/ped path on the right hand side. How nice it would be to integrate that pathway with a completed protected bike corridor on First/Second!
The only thing that’s really distressing me about the MTA Bridge & Tunnel toll hike, is that it further makes the Brooklyn/Manhattan Bridges a more attractive option for drivers trying to enter Manhattan from Brooklyn.
When will they toll the “free” bridges? What the MTA gives with one hand, it takes away with the other.
this can relly get to common people, especially if you just wish to buy thesis and be left alone.
Thanks for the list! It’s much more convenient to look through it than to read many newspapers or internet news.
Very happy to see your article, I very much to like and agree with your point of view. Thank you
“This would have the biggest improvement to the quality of the public realm and to transportation funding of anything that could be done. We need a bold, visionary elected official who is willing to step up to the plate to push for this.”
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