Archive for July, 2010

Lautenberg Introduces National Rail Freight Policy Bill

Anything we can do to get more goods moving more efficiently by rail, rather than diesel-fueled, polluting trucks, which cause so much wear and tear on our interstate highways and local roads, sounds terrific! Sen. Lautenberg is the chair of the Senate Commerce subcommittee on Surface Transportation and Merchant Marine Infrastructure, Safety and Security, and he introduced a bill in Congress to do just that and more (reduce carbon dioxide emission by 40% by 2030) on Thursday, July 22. More insights in the full blog post.

Continue Reading July 25, 2010 at 3:19 PM Leave a comment

Tax Thoughts on Independence Day

On Independence Day, 2010, it’s appropriate to consider whether the local tax 2% “cap” law, about to be enacted in New Jersey, will free us from the tyranny of ever-increasing local taxes, whether there were any good alternatives, and whether it will work.

Continue Reading July 4, 2010 at 9:33 PM Leave a comment


July 2010



  • RT @StevenFulop: This week, we completed major improvement to Newark Ave with pedestrian safety and bike lanes. We have 10 more miles of bi… 2 days ago
  • RT @bdhowald: Schermerhorn Street is in a Vision Zero priority area and intersections with 3rd Ave. and Flatbush are Vision Zero priority i… 5 days ago
  • RT @yating_liu: A big debt of gratitude to the advocates, city staff, and elected officials who worked tirelessly on this! As traffic death… 5 days ago
  • RT @SecretaryPete: I look forward to sharing & learning from my international counterparts as we work to create modern and equitable transp… 5 days ago
  • RT @Veevanterpool: In Seattle, WA as @NuriaFernandez8 kicks off @WTS_Org annual conference speaking with this year's Women of the Year indu… 5 days ago

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