Today’s Headlines

  • Daily News Tracks the 2010 Bus Cam Saga
  • Too Bad Shelly Silver Doesn’t Even Have a Subway Station to Stake Out (NY1)
  • 2nd Ave Sagas Takes Issue With SBS Marketing Strategy
  • More Good Press for the Jackson Heights Green Agenda (News)
  • Debunking the Myth That Economic Growth Is Tied to More Driving (City Fix)
  • Komanoff: Weak Climate Bill Won’t Stop Expansion of Offshore Drilling (NYT)
  • Re-Surfacing + Bike Lanes on Greenpoint Ave Bridge Can’t Come Soon Enough (Bklyn Paper)
  • Thief Makes Off With Massive Haul From Prospect Heights Bike Shop (Bklyn Paper)
  • Motorists Mounting Sidewalks to Bypass Ratner Arena Construction Traffic (News)
  • Judge Orders MTA to Re-Open Dozens of Station Booths (NY1, Post, AMNY)
  • DC Transit Agency Releasing Real-Time Bus Info to Developers (GGW)
  • Will Bike Snob Switch to the Dork Side?
  • Regarding “Debunking the Myth That Economic Growth Is Tied to More Driving (City Fix)”

    http://thecityfix.com/are-vmt-and-gdp-really-correlated/

    It should be very obvious that ongoing national business models supporting heavy industry and transportation systems based on cars is a huge waste of valuable resources, do not make good economic sense and encourage economic instability being completely out-of-date and self-destructive and something developing countries such as China and India must learn immediately to initiate to start substantial mitigation of the rapid rate of accelerating environmental devastation.

    It will also give the developing world added economic leverage over the less-responsive affluent developed world unwilling or unable to reduce extremely wasteful and self-destructive practices.

  • Larry Littlefield

    In their latest salvos against Atlantic Yards, the locals seem to be asserting that any reduction in motor vehicle traffic capacity leads to a traffic hell, rather than discourage driving. That’s the opposite of the point of view generally asserted on this board.