Today’s Headlines

  • NYT: Summer Streets Should Be Here to Stay
  • Post‘s Sunday Mag Puts Bikes Front and Center This Week
  • WaPo: Feds Should Support Transit and Smart Growth
  • Glitches Mar Debut of Variable-Speed Subway Escalators (NYT)
  • Bob Herbert: The "Drill, Drill, Drill" Argument Has No Merit (NYT)
  • Bill Hammond: Full-Time Legislators Won’t Solve Albany Dysfunction (News)
  • NY Counties That Assess Gas Tax as a Percentage Are Reaping Rewards (Newsday)
  • Post Cheers Drop in Gas Prices
  • Alternate Side Parking to Be Suspended in More Brooklyn Nabes (City Room)
  • Summer Streets Wrap-up, With Poll (Gothamist)
  • Larry Littlefield

    Modal split gender gap.

    http://ny.metro.us/metro/local/article/Citys_buses_full_of_commuting_women/13313.html

    Men more likely to drive alone, women to ride the bus.

    I’ll bet the generation gap is even greater. Perhaps Mr. Schaller could run that for us. What are the demographic characteristics of the state legislature again?

  • WOW. The story in the post is really great. Totally bike friendly and they make it sound so trendy and fun.

  • Max Rockatansky

    I’m surprised those variable speed escalators got past the city lawyers. Sounds like a lawsuit waiting to happen.

    And why can’t the democrats figure out how to talk about oil? It’s a national security issue – drilling is a waste of time and effort when we should be focusing on alternatives.

  • Niccolo Machiavelli

    Check out HR 6052 Max.