Auto-Free New York: Moving NYC Toward Energy Independence

A meeting of Auto-Free New York entitled "Moving NYC Toward Energy Independence" and featuring Dan Miner, Chairman of the Energy Committee of the Sierra Club’s New York City chapter.

Presented by the Institute for Rational Urban Mobility.


Parochial Thinking Amid Ominous Signs

The Committee to Keep NYC "Congestion Tax Free." Front row, left to right: John Corlett, Automobile Club of New York; Ray Irrera, Queens Chamber of Commerce; Council Member David Weprin; Lobbyist Walter McCaffrey; Joe Conley of Queens Community Board 2. Ominous warnings relating to energy consumption have come recently from people on both ends of the political spectrum. The free-marketeers at […]

Today’s Headlines

State Tries to Make LI More Bike-Friendly (Newsday) PlaNYC Gives Climate Change Short Shrift (Voice) Related: Bloomberg’s Sustainability Plan ‘Presidential Posturing’ (Voice) Feds to Patrol LIRR and Metro-North (Daily News) MTA Signs Second Ave. Subway Contract (NY Sun) LIRR Plans for More Rush-Hour Trains (1010 WINS) London’s Twice as Good as NYC on Green Electricity […]

McCain: Drilling Is the Cure for What Ails U.S.

The Gas Tax Holiday may have petered out, but John McCain still has a lot of petroleum-based populism left in the tank. His latest campaign ad, "Pump," primes the audience with a little wishful thinking. "Gas prices — $4, $5, no end in sight," a voice intones, "because some in Washington are still saying no […]