Today’s Headlines

  • Bloomberg Tells Albany Leaders: Transit System Needs "Long-Term Solution" (Daily Politics)
  • Malcolm Smith Wants Bloomberg to Endorse Senate Dems’ Half-Baked Plan (Politicker)
  • Senate Unlikely to Vote on MTA Bill This Week (Newsday, WNYC)
  • Doomsday Grows Nearer for Hundreds of Subway and Bus Workers (News, Post, NY1)
  • What Does Arlen Specter’s Party Switch Mean for Climate Legislation? (Grist)
  • Oberstar: Now’s the Time to Tax Mileage (AP)
  • Fuel Efficiency Won’t Help Much If Driving Doesn’t Decline (Globe)
  • Ray LaHood: Car Dependence Is Bad, So Is Raising the Gas Tax (Infrastructurist)
  • Street Vendors Rally at City Hall for More Licenses (City Room)
  • Scofflaw ATV and Dirt Bike Riders Menace New Haven Streets (Design NH via Streetsblog.net)
  • gecko

    re: Street Vendors Rally at City Hall for More Licenses (City Room)

    Mobile attended bike parking with concessionary facilities in large public bicycle programs will employ a lot of people with potentially favorable income streams.

  • RE: Street Vendors Rally at City Hall for More Licenses

    It’s too bad Manhattan is generally a terrible place for vendors, with relatively few genuine “squares” or other gathering places, and with every street having been re-tooled for maximum auto speed decades ago.