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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