No Clips This Morning

I’ve got to run out the door to catch the bus and wanted a couple extra winks after staying up to write the Tom Rubin piece. If you need clips in a hurry I would go to Streetsblog which always has some green transportation pieces and The Metro Library for the local news.

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Gabe Klein on How DC Built a Smarter Parking System

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Streetfilms’ Clarence Eckerson is working on a piece about parking policy and was recently in Washington to discuss some of that city’s innovations with former District DOT chief Gabe Klein. The full Streetfilm is still a work-in-progress, but Clarence put together these clips where Klein explains the city’s pay-by-phone parking meter tech, which goes great with dynamic […]

KABC Discovers What’s “Bugging You…”

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I have to admit. I expected worse. When I read on Midnight Ridazz that ABC 7 was running advertisements about a segment on the 11:00 P.M. news called “Road Wars: Cars v Cyclists,” I was expecting a total hit piece on bicycling.  My friends in San Francisco and New York warned me that there is […]

Checking in on Car Culture

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A piece in the today’s Times goes into the bad habits of many drivers. Normally, an article like this wouldn’t get more than a clip in Today’s Clip, but after last week’s "Dust Up" it was worth noting that it isn’t just a few bad apples that ruin the whole bunch and that it’s not […]

We’re Hiring: Streetsblog Is Searching for a Managing Editor

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Streetsblog is looking for a talented journalist to shape and oversee coverage throughout our growing family of news sites. The Managing Editor will work with the Editor-in-Chief and our roster of editors and reporters to hone Streetsblog’s coverage of transportation and planning issues, grow our audience, and bring our brand of advocacy journalism to more […]
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Streetsblog Looking for a Capitol Hill Reporter

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Editor’s note: Our search for a national reporter to take over Streetsblog Capitol Hill wouldn’t be complete without putting out a call to the audience with the greatest passion for livable streets and sustainable transportation policy — our readers. We are looking for a talented professional journalist, eager to make an impact, to take over […]

High-Stakes Testing: A Lesson in Texting While Driving

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Here’s a cool, funny, and genuinely effective public service announcement out of Belgium. According to Gizmodo, non-profit Responsible Young Drivers essentially pranked a bunch of people taking their drivers license exam. To pass, they were told, they’d have to show they could adequately send text messages while keeping control of the car.å The results, all […]