Today’s Headlines

  • Michigan Gov to White House: Turn Car Factories Into Train Factories (Infrastructurist)
  • Bill Thompson Joins Foes of Chatham Square Safety Improvements (Villager)
  • Privatizing Roads and Infrastructure — Was It Just a Fad? (NYT)
  • Chicago Could Have Gotten Bigger Payout on Its Parking Meter Deal With Morgan Stanley (HuffPo)
  • New York State Drivers Rate Dead Last in Knowledge of Rules of the Road (Post)
  • 21-Year-Old Driver Flips Car Into Two Flushing Homes, Dies in Crash (Gothamist)
  • Ratner Scraps Gehry Design for Atlantic Yards (NYT, News, Brooklyn Paper)
  • Subway Cell Service Not Happening Soon (NY1)
  • State DOT Disgrace: Engineers Say Widen Dangerous New Haven Road in Name of Safety (NH Indy)
  • This Is a Great Interview With a Cycling Grandma (LGRB via Streetsblog.net)
  • Ian Turner

    As The Economist points out, these car factories are cursed because whoever takes them also gets the UAW.

  • Bill Thompson Joins Foes of Chatham Square Safety Improvements

    It sounds to me like “the communitiy” consists solely of drivers and business proprietors that serve the carriage trade. I don’t think they give a fig about pedestrians. Then again, I think the city’s proposal for the area stinks, too–and for the same reason.