The Return of the Broadway Promenade

Earlier this week Mayor Bloomberg announced a major makeover for a good stretch of Broadway (between Herald Square and Columbus Circle), designed to offer more pedestrian space and safer biking. From Transportation Alternatives’ StreetBeat:Broadway and the great...

Impact

A rather remarkable drama unfolded last week over on Colin Beavan’s No Impact Man blog:After nearly being crushed by a black Mercedes driven by a recognizable state senator, Jeff Klein, who happens to have an autocentric voting record to say the least, not to...

That Gentle Post-Apocalyptic Feeling

Saturday morning my friend Sacha called with a giddy edge to her voice. She was biking up Park Avenue, closed to car traffic for Summer Streets, and had just passed Grand Central Station.”It’s like nothing you’ve ever experienced,” she shouted...