Category Archives: Thoughts

Why Participatory Budgeting is awesome

Brainstorming ideas for Participatory Budgeting might be the highest form of democracy. Continue reading

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Ringing my bike bell makes me feel guilty (but it shouldn’t)

Hint: It’s because drivers use their horns for all the wrong reasons. Continue reading

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How to tear out the f-ing bike lanes

A fresh coat of asphalt shows us how easily our city’s bike lanes could disappear. Continue reading

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Joe Sitt, Coney Island, and the Tea Party playbook

The film “ZIPPER” shows how Joe Sitt, head of Thor Equities, used strong-arm tactics to strangle the life out of Coney Island. His approach has a lot in common with that of the Tea Party. Continue reading

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How Summer Streets revives my love for the city

Around early August, I start to hate summer in the city. As if on cue, Summer Streets swoops in to save the day. Continue reading

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On Wednesday, rally for safer streets at City Hall

NYC has seen 114 car-related deaths this year. Join us for a rally for safer streets Wednesday morning at City Hall. Continue reading

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The six situations in which I use Citi Bike

I track every single Citi Bike ride I take. I’ve determined there are six reasons I’ll hop on. Continue reading

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