It's Transportation Week on the Brian Lehrer Show's election series "30 issues in 30 Days." See the full 30 Issues schedule and archive here.
Is peace possible between cyclists, drivers and pedestrians on the streets of New York? Sam Schwartz (aka Gridlock Sam at the Daily News), former NYC Traffic Commissioner and president and CEO of the traffic planning and engineering firm Sam Schwartz Engineering DPC, talks about the candidates' visions for fitting more cyclists onto crowded streets and his own proposal for promoting better cyclist behavior.
Each Thursday in April, Sam Schwartz, aka "Gridlock Sam" at the Daily News, former NYC Traffic Commissioner, president and CEO of Sam Schwartz Engineering PLLC, a traffic planning and engineering firm, explains another facet of his plan for equitably pricing NYC transit and tolls. This week he discusses commercial traffic and what he calls the "Verrazano Bridge boondoggle."