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Monday, December 08, 2008

Richard Ravitch is credited with saving the city’s transit system in the 80’s and now he’s at it again. Plus, the nitty-gritty of filing for unemployment and why New Yorkers don’t carpool.

Guests:

Richard Ravitch

Monday Morning Political Roundup

Anthony Weiner, Democratic Congressman from New York's 9th District and Leonard Lance, freshman congressman from New Jersey's 7th district, review Barack Obama's appearance on Meet The Press.

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Kelly Says Spat About Wiretapping is Over

WNYC reporter Bob Hennelly talks about the wiretapping fight between NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly and attorney general Michael Mukasey.

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Going Solo

Linda Rhine, transportation consultant and San Fransisco Bay Area carpooler discusses why carpooling works in the Bay Area and Sam Schwartz, president of Sam Schwartz Engineering, a traffic planning and engineering firm and Gridlock Sam, columnist for the Daily News, talks about why it doesn't seem ...

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Mr. Fix-It

Richard Ravitch, principal in Ravitch, Rice & Co and former chair of the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority, reviews the proposals of the commission he chaired to get the MTA on sound financial footing.

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All Your Unemployment Questions Answered

Rick McHugh, Mid-West coordinator of the National Employment Law Project, works through the thicket of questions on unemployment insurance.

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A Song in the Air

Renee Giordano, executive director of the Sunset Park Business Improvement District, talks about how one New York neighborhood is trying to boost holiday shopping.

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