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Gateway Has PANYNJ Funding Commitment (Politico), Needs New Director (Politico) PABT Takes a Back Seat to Cuomo Vanity Projects (NYT, News) Post Editorial Board Is Wise to the Governor and His “Mystery Money” Good-Bye Conductor Cuomo (AMNY, DNA) LIRR Train Crashed at Twice the Speed Limit (NYT, News); Lawsuits Begin (DNA) Uber Tries Scaremongering to Thwart TLC Data Collection (DNA, AMNY) Car in […]

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City Wants Accurate, Unobtrusive Pricing Equipment (Post) Gas-Fueled Car Ban Proposed in England (Guardian) Intense Storms Pushing Sewers to the Limit (NYT) 12-Year-Old Cyclist Killed After Holding on to Truck (Post, AMNY, Daily News) NYPD Officer Injured in Hit-and-Run (Sun) Staten Island Buses Get Stoplight Transmitters (Daily News) Report Suggests Reducing MTA Fare Dependence (Wonkster) […]

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EPA Cites Detroit-Backed Energy Bill to Quash State Emissions Regs (NYT) Feds Kick Back Plan to Toll Pennsylvania Interstate (Philly Inquirer)  Atlanta Losing Business to Gridlock (AJC)  EU Tells Car Makers to Clean Up or Pay Up (NYT) Sweden Beats Kyoto CO2 Targets, in Part, With Congestion Pricing (AFP) Flight Limits Imposed to Reduce JFK […]

Imagine If People Really Drove the Speed Limit

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It’s amazing how easy it is to be a radical when you talk about changing any aspect of car culture in the United States. Take today’s featured post from the Streetsblog Network, from Newton Streets and Sidewalks. It is aptly titled "A Modest Proposal": Photo by The Truth About via Flickr. For the last year […]

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Car Sales Hit 25-Year Low in October (NYT) Bloomberg Signs Term Limits Extension Into Law (NYT, News, Post) Forest Hills Man Demands More Speed Bumps After Car Injures His Mother (News) When Will Oil Production Peak? Within 10 Years, Say Most Geologists (Grist) Shippers Rediscover Erie Canal as Trucking Costs Rise (NYT) Dean Skelos Doesn’t […]

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Family of Seven, From Grandparents to Three-Year-Old, Dead in Bronx River Parkway Crash (NYT) …Surviving Family Mourns, Day After One Victim’s First Communion (News) Taxi Driver Kills Pedestrian Who Fell Down Crossing Sixth Avenue in Soho (Post, DNAinfo) Restoring Two-Way Traffic to Liberty Avenue Boosts Safety and Business (Queens Courier) Cars Leave No Room For Commerce […]