Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about John Liu

Liu: Increase NYPD Crash Investigation Staff Six-Fold

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Buried in Comptroller John Liu’s “People’s Budget” proposal released last week (way below the part about bridge tolls that New Yorkers don’t have to pay) is an interesting proposal about NYPD’s crash investigation staffing. With additional revenue, largely from income taxes and the bridge tolls for non-residents, Liu proposes increasing the staff level of the NYPD’s Collision Investigation […]

London Mayor: Get Bigshots Out of Cars, Onto Transit “Like Everybody Else”

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London Mayor Boris Johnson, whose entertaining quotes about Mike Bloomberg have been ricocheting around New York’s political circles today, could teach a thing or two to the candidates running for mayor here in NYC. Yesterday, “Boris from Islington” called in to a radio talk show with a recorded question for Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg about Parliament’s profligate […]