Weinshall and Budnick on WNYC

weinshall.jpgDid people have a chance to listen to Brian Lehrer’s interview with DOT Commissioner Iris Weinshall and Transportation Alternatives’ Noah Budnick yesterday morning? If so, what did you think?

Listen to the show right here.

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Trouble on Two Wheels Noah Budnick, programs director of transportation alternatives — on alternative means of transport in New York and Iris Weinshall, New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner — on the city’s effort to make biking in New York safe Tune in right now

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NYC Gets Its First-Ever Physically-Separated Bike Path

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CUNY Refuses to Disclose Weinshall Emails About PPW Bike Lane

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Earlier this year, Streetsblog filed a set of freedom of information requests in our attempt to reveal the political maneuvering behind the campaign to get rid of the Prospect Park West bike lane. Since then we’ve received voluminous responses from the offices of Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz and City Council Member James Vacca, which […]

NYC DOT Commissioner Iris Weinshall Resigns

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Commissioner Iris Weinshall is leaving New York City’s Department of Transportation for a job as Vice Chancellor for Facilities Planning, Construction and Management at the City University of New York. The Department of Transportation press office says that Weinshall will stay on for another ten weeks. Her last day on the job will be Friday, […]