MTA Funding and Bike-Ped Relations on Brian Lehrer

Starting at 10 a.m. on WNYC 93.9 FM, the Brian Lehrer Show, they’re talking about MTA funding and cyclist-pedestrian relations.

I’m listening now to a caller from Mamaroneck complain about the idea of putting toll booths on the East River bridges. Lord help us.

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Today’s Headlines

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Senate Dems Intro MTA Funding Bill; Vote on Track for Tuesday (WNYC) Paterson and Silver Feud With Smith Over Senate Plan (Politicker, Post, News) Brookings: NY State Funding for Transit is Below Average (Newsday) Why America Needs a National Transportation Plan (Citiwire) States Lobby for Huge Increase in Highway Spending (WSJ preview, via TOW) 2nd […]

Today’s Headlines

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Cycling Up 143 Percent in New York City Since 2000 (Post) Chrysler, GM to Close Thousands of Dealerships (NYT) Brian Lehrer Interviews Outgoing MTA Chief Lee Sander (WNYC) Long Fight Over MTA Funding Left NYC Transit With a Bus Driver Shortage (AMNY) Burning Over MTA Payroll Tax, State Sen. Andrew Lanza Wants SI to Secede […]

Today’s Headlines

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Cowardly Senate Dems Stick to Script, Bash MTA for "Scaring People" About Service Cuts (AMNY) Carl Kruger on Transit Funding Debacle: MTA’s Fault (SAS, Politicker) Michael Daly on Bedford Bike Lane Removal: Shameful Political Deal Puts Lives at Risk (News) City Hall Doesn’t Deny That Bike Lane Erasure Was All About Votes (WNYC) Brooklyn Climate […]

Today’s Headlines

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Robert Rodriguez and Alex Matthiessen Talk Move NY Toll Reform With Brian Lehrer (WNYC) Even After Those Huge Corruption Convictions, Ethics Reform Remains Elusive in Albany (WSJ) 2nd Ave Sagas Discouraged By the State of MTA Capital Funding TSTC Encouraged By Last Week’s Port Authority Board Meeting (MTR) A Lot of Red Hook Residents Want a […]

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

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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 […]