Category Archives: Thoughts

The Weekly Nabe’s top five posts of 2013

Looking back at my most popular posts this past year. Continue reading

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Parking Economics 101, brought to you by Uber

Uber’s alleged “price-gouging” this weekend shows urban planners how they should think about free parking. Continue reading

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Protecting bike messengers and deliverymen

If you wouldn’t use the roads during a blizzard, why would you make someone else do so to bring you food? Because there’s no reason not to. That should change. Continue reading

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Advocacy, 5Pointz, and dealing with kneejerk criticism

How a mindset shaped by advocacy helped me deal with negative reactions to an article. Continue reading

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Speed posting: this was one hell of a week

Ray Kelly’s Playboy spread, a few crap Op-Eds, Cy Vance not doing his job: Let’s take a quick look at the last seven days. Continue reading

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Remember to vote today!

It’s Election Day! Get out there and cast your vote for the same people you did in the primaries (I hope): Bill de Blasio for Mayor, Letitia “Tish” James for Public Advocate, Scott Stringer for Comptroller, and Ken Thompson for … Continue reading

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In memoriam: John H. Nissen, 1944-2013

Some thoughts on the passing of John H. Nissen, one of my dearest friends and a huge influence on my life. Continue reading

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