First you had Critical Mass, the free-for-all “parade” of bicyclists who ride through the streets willy-nilly shouting “We Are Traffic.” Then you had Uncivil Servants, a Web site established by advocacy group Transportation Alternatives, that shows pictures of illegally parked cars, often owned by police officers, with parking placards.
Now, the Read More
For the past year or so, Mayor Bloomberg’s top brains have been working, sometimes fitfully, always secretly, on a massive, bold plan to reshape the city.
As large as “several volumes,” according to one policy maven, the document will take on big ideas like taxing cars that drive into central Manhattan, building housing on Read More
Paul White, the executive director of Transportation Alternatives, writes in on the death of Jane Jacobs, and, appropriately enough, uses the occassion to promote a car-free Central Park, one of Jacobs’ latest causes.
And Andrew Berman, executive director of the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, passses on a eulogy to the Village’s departed éminence Read More