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Steal This Idea: The Larger the Car, the More You Pay to ParkBy Gersh Kuntzman |
Big news out of Montreal: Starting on July 1, drivers of larger, heavier cars will pay more for residential parking permits in one busy corner of town.
Rail Problem: House GOP Wants to Undermine Trains Exactly When We Need Them MostBy Aaron Short |
The future of interstate rail travel is in jeopardy if the White House caves to House Republican spending cuts as part of the ongoing debt ceiling negotiations, advocates say.
Citigroup Renews NYC Bike-Share Sponsorship — Is It Time For Public Funding?By David Meyer |
The deal is good news, but questions remain.
Friday’s Headlines: ‘Sammy’s Law’ is Going to Happen EditionBy Streetsblog Editorial Board |
As we previewed yesterday, the City Council emphatically (well, by a vote of 35-9) voted to send a letter to the state legislature demanding passage of a state bill that would allow the city to set its own damn speed limits. Plus other news.
Feds Take Baby Step Towards Maybe, Possibly Improving the Car Safety Rating ProgramBy Gabriel Baumgaertner |
Europe is so far ahead of us on this.
Nearly 500 Crossing Guard Positions, Rather than Being Filled, Are Cut By Mayor Adams and NYPDBy Gersh Kuntzman |
The NYPD has cut close to 500 crossing guard positions in a money-saving measure — a move that puts kids at risk on school roadways that were already more dangerous than other city streets.