The Other Transit Plan, Blagojevich’s Foul Mouth

Upon examination, the alternative plan to tolling East River bridges (a drivers’ license fee idea from Bill Thompson and Micah Kellner) is actually less fair than the tolls. [S.A.S.]

Michael Bloomberg’s fixation on keeping express-bus fares low doesn’t seem to make much sense–unless he’s setting the stage to eventually support East River bridge tolls. [Transit Blogger]

Tenant advocacy organizations in north Brooklyn are already feeling the effect of the city pulling $2 million from a fund set aside during the waterfront rezoning. [Brooklyn Paper]

After a new round of bond offerings, it looks even less likely that the city will make back its investment on the new Yankee Stadium. [NYT]

Republican senator Marty Golden calls for the ouster of Republican leader Joe Mondello. [Liz]

Paterson aide Sean Patrick Maloney is leaving the public sector. [Intel]

The recently indicted Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich said of the process of choosing a replacement for Obama that a Senate seat “is a [expletive] valuable thing, you just don’t give it away for nothing.” [T.P.M.]

Since Obama wasn’t willing to give Blagovich anything, Blagojevich said, “Fuck him.” [Ben]

The Other Transit Plan, Blagojevich’s Foul Mouth