Pedestrian Safety Discussion on Brian Lehrer Now

Brian Lehrer is talking pedestrian safety on WNYC right now, with TA’s Wiley Norvell and Thomas Yu of Community Board 3. The discussion is centered on, but not limited to, Chinatown, following last week’s pedestrian fatalities.


Hey Brian Lehrer — Traffic Congestion Is Not a Vision Zero Tactic

This morning on WNYC Brian Lehrer said he didn’t understand why Mayor de Blasio would want to penalize Uber for making traffic congestion worse, since the mayor is “causing congestion purposely” to make streets safer for walking and biking. Here’s an excerpt: They want to make driving in the city as unpalatable as possible so people […]

“Modal Bias” on Brian Lehrer Today at 11:20 am

Streetsblog editor Aaron Naparstek will be talking with Brian and others about why motorists, cyclists and pedestrians don’t seem to get along too well these days. Feel free to call in. 93.9 FM. From the WNYC web site: Why cyclists, drivers and pedestrians can’t just get along, with Aaron Naparstek, editor of Streetsblog, a blog […]

Alex Marshall on Brian Lehrer Show, Like, Now

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 […]

Today’s Headlines

Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Two Pedestrians in Cypress Hills (News) Driver Kills Man on 12th Ave at 46th Street; No Charges (News) Politico, DNA Cover de Blasio’s Comments to Brian Lehrer on the L Train Shutdown Optimistic Takes on What the Mayor’s Saying About Car-Free 14th Street (Post, AMNY) Why London’s Fare Payment System Makes Sense for the […]