“I think New York cycling has been rooted in a more brash outlaw culture and a more racing culture,” said Paul Steely White
just dreaming about a slow ride to nowhere….
Standing knee-deep in pea plants and overlooking the Manhattan skyline, the whole project seems a bit utopian. But for some New Yorkers, a vegetable-filled rooftop is far more conceivable and practical than moving to the country.
The shooting has once again raised questions again about departmental procedures involving communications among plainclothes officers — particularly those in different units — as well as issues of race. Officer Edwards was black, and Officer Dunton is white.
i want one.
The term ‘copenhagenize’ historically has been used to mean something quite different and far-removed from bicycle infrastructure:
But, even when it was repealed in 1809, the belief that Great Britain would “Copenhagenize” any American navy which might be formed was sufficient to deter the democratic leaders from anything bolder than non-intercourse laws, until the idea of invading Canada took root and blossomed into a declaration of war.
We’ve reached the limits of this corporate, civil-society-as-special-interest, system. New, digitally networked communities suggest a more fluid and inclusive model of public participation. And, I argue, video games are worth studying for their ability to help us overcome the twin problems of expertise and collective action.
New York is moving ahead for transparency. Next Friday the New York State Senate will be hosting a CapitolCamp, which will focus on using technology to increase transparency. This is a great event that citizens of New York can attend and have a voice in the transparency movement of their state. Sunlight Labs’ Eric Mill will be there also. There are new initiatives and advances that happening quickly in New York and I’m very happy to see the state speed along to transparency way.