Rev. Billy Preaches Bikes & Transit at the NYC Auto Show

Thousands of people flocked to the New York International Auto Show at the Javits Center on Saturday. There, in the very belly of the beast, Reverend Billy and his Stop Shopping Driving Gospel Choir held services. That is, until the state troopers kicked them to the curb.

StreetFilms’ Elizabeth Press was there.

  • ms nomer

    She’s better off without him, the self-centered bastard.

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  • ddartley

    That “just married” banner (around :40) was featured at my wedding.

  • Gargamel Tralfaz

    Lady Liberty is Cute. So is Metro Card kid.

  • Jared

    Aw, I love these guys


America to the Automobile: “It’s Over”

  In honor of this year’s New York International Auto Show, which officially begins tomorrow, we present this very special announcement: Ms. America to Announce “The End of the Affair” at the NY Auto Show **Saturday, March 22**10:30 a.m.Jacob Javits Center   After 100 years, Lady Liberty, the perennial Ms. America, is finally ending her“spectacularly combustible […]

Pedaling Protest Takes on Car Show

The Chicago Tribune reports:   Dressed as polar bears and Santa Claus and towing signs that read "True Patriots Don’t Burn Oil" and "Be a Hero: Drive Less," a group of bicyclists gathered Saturday in front of McCormick Place to protest the Chicago Auto Show. "We feel there are enough cars in Chicago," said Dan […]

Why Was New York State DMV Live-Tweeting the New York Auto Show?

First-ever CT6 Cadillac. The brand will leverage its NYC base to market this prestige class auto to some 50 countries — NYS DMV (@nysdmv) April 1, 2015 The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles was live-tweeting the New York International Auto Show yesterday. Why would staffers at the government agency charged with regulating motor vehicles and their […]

Today’s Headlines

It’s Official: Budget Passes Legislature and Heads to Cuomo’s Desk (News, WNYC) Daily News Blasts Simcha Felder and Marty Golden for Failure to Act on Speed Cameras Fung Wah Bus Was Even More Dangerous Than You Thought (TransNat, WSJ, DNA) The Old Penn Station Is Never Coming Back and Moynihan Station Is No Great Shakes […]

Where Do Manhattan Auto Commuters Come From?

Bruce Schaller’s studies continue to give New York City policymakers a much more detailed idea of who commutes into Manhattan’s Central Business District each day, where they came from and what they are doing once they get there (PDF file).  Towards that end, his new Manhattan Institute study, Battling Traffic: What New Yorkers Think About Road Pricing, offers […]

Today’s Headlines

Bush Splits With Congress and States on Emissions (NYT) Related: EPA Revives California Emissions Rule (NYT) Motorists Celebrate Feast of Free Parking (NYT) Police Look to Mirror to Find Hit-and-Run Killer (Post) DOT: Roosevelt Island Pedestrian Egress Would Impede Auto Traffic (Sun) State Budget Is ‘Earth Friendly’ (Newsday) TSTC Praises NJ Transportation Plan (AMNY) Taxi […]