30 Issues in 30 Days: Traffic Jams

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Traffic during a U.N. General Assembly meeting

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.

Robert Sinclair Jr., manager of media relations at AAA New York, kicks off "transportation week" with a discussion of how the city needs to balance the preferences of drivers over cyclists and pedestrians.

Then, Rachel Weinberger, director of research and policy strategy for Nelson\Nygaard, a transportation consulting firm, talks about the issues facing and the tools available to the next mayor in managing NYC's roads.  She served as advisor on PlaNYC and is the co-editor ofAuto Motives: Understanding Car Use Behaviors (Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2011).