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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NBBL Lawyer Jim Walden on Brian Lehrer This Morning

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Update 4: Second caller is Michael Freedman-Schnapp from Brad Lander’s office, and the third caller is a mother of three, Megan, who feels safer crossing PPW now that it’s not a three-lane speedway. And that’s it for the callers. Lehrer pops a “pro bono” question. Walden says he took the case pro bono because it’s […]

FDNY: “We Haven’t Had Any Issues” With Bike-Share Locations

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Republican mayoral candidate Joseph Lhota, on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show yesterday, said that while he didn’t “know this for a fact,” he views the bike-share program as an example of failed agency coordination in the Bloomberg administration, because he’d read press reports that people were complaining about new bike-share stations potentially impeding emergency response. Despite […]