Our loss is now America's gain — Polly Trottenberg has been nominated to be the deputy Transportation Secretary in the Biden Administration, it was widely reported on Monday.
Isn't the city awesome without cars?
We're going to take today off to honor Martin Luther King Jr. but we'll be back tomorrow with lots of important information. For now, here's what you might have missed over the weekend:
A new lawsuit seeks the hiring of a monitor to oversee the NYPD — something both the mayor and Police Commissioner Dermot Shea said was unnecessary. Our cartoonist begs to differ.
There are good reasons of efficiency and fairness for asking parking lot owners to pay more toward dealing with the costs they impose. A tax on parking could be one way to get it done.
We sent over our top correspondent, Peter Frishauf, he confirmed the news.