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Monday, July 09, 2007

Proponents say congestion pricing will decrease gridlock and improve air quality, while increasing ridership on public transportation. On the next Brian Lehrer show, MTA head Lee Sander will talk about his plans for accommodating the extra riders if local congestion pricing becomes a reality. Also: Lutheran Bishop of Metropolitan New York, Stephen Paul Bouman, on faith and diversity; and USA Today’s Susan Page rounds up the weekend’s national news.

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Stephen Paul Bouman, Susan Page and Lee Sander

Mind Your B's and Q's

CEO and Executive Director of the MTA Lee Sander on the city's transportation building boom, security, and how congestion pricing could affect the system. Plus: your questions.

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His Grace

Rev. Stephen Paul Bouman, bishop of the Metropolitan New York Synod of the Evengelical Lutheran Church in America and the author of Grace All Around Us: Embracing God's Promise in Tragedy And Loss (Augsburg Books, 2007), talks about faith and diversity.

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Front Page News

Susan Page, Washington bureau chief for USA Today, comments on the news of the week.

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How Clean is our Tap Water?

Jon Coifman, director of media relations for the National Resources Defense Council (NRDC), discusses the quality of NYC's tap water and the city's ad campaign promoting municipal water.

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Rev. Stephen Bouman




Rev. Stephen Bouman

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Reverend Stephen Paul Bowman, Bishop of the Metropolitan New York Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, discusses faith and diversity ...

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