Cartoon Tuesday: Political Suicide

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This word of warning from cartoonist Mike Luckovich to Republicans in Congress feels all the more timely on the heels of today’s action in the Senate. Click through for the punchline.

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Today’s Headlines

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State Senate Chucks Life-Saving Speed Cams Into End-of-Session Bill Larded With Poison Pills (News) Shoup’s Prescription for Getting a Price on NYC’s Free Parking: Distribute Revenue Fairly (NYT) MTA Will Stop Blaming Passenger Crowding as the Default Reason for Subway Delays (News) Drunk Driver Kills David Bloomer, 32, Crossing Tompkins Ave in Stapleton (News) Stay […]
Chrystie and Grand, 6 p.m. Photo: Ben Fried

Bicycle Rush Hour on Chrystie Street

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It's now common to see bike traffic outnumber car traffic on this connection to the Manhattan Bridge. The Chrystie Street protected bike lane and the Jay Street protected bike lane, on top of the bike network development that came before them, plus the availability of Citi Bike, are clearly moving the needle.