Paul Steely White and Brian Lehrer Analyze DOT Plan

With more on DOT’s Sustainable Streets plan, here’s Transportation Alternatives’ Paul Steely White on this morning’s Brian Lehrer Show. Over the course of the 17 minute clip, White and Lehrer discuss parking policy, bike commuting and Bus Rapid Transit. Don’t miss the Streetsblog plug.

Also this morning, Lehrer hosted New York Times reporter John Broder for a segment on the Clinton-Obama gas tax divide.

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Regional Plan Association Regional Assembly: A Bright, Green Future: Climate Change, Energy and Growth in the Tri-State Metropolitan Region

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Speakers and panelists include: Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg The Hon. Jon S. Corzine, Governor of New Jersey The Hon. James J. Florio, former Governor of New Jersey Majora Carter, founder and Executive Director of Sustainable South Bronx Brian Lehrer of WNYC Paul Roberts, author of The End of Oil Rohit Aggarwala, Director of PlaNYC 2030 And many […]

Can Red Hook Become NYC’s Most Bike-Friendly Neighborhood?

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Earlier this week, the Forum For Urban Design announced the Red Hook Bicycle Master Plan Design Competition, offering cash prizes for the best proposals to "re-imagine Red Hook as the most bicycle friendly neighborhood in all of New York." Plans should center on the creation of a bike loft parking facility at the Smith/9th Street […]

Alex Marshall on Brian Lehrer Show, Like, Now

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Streetsblog contributor Alex Marshall will be on this morning’s Brian Lehrer Show to talk about his post from last week on cyclists and traffic laws. The show starts at 10:00. Marshall’s segment has top billing on the Lehrer Show web page, so it will probably be one of the first segments be airing at 10:40 […]