New Parks Commissioner, Restaurant Grades, Citi Bike's Financial Difficulties

Friday, March 21, 2014

Capital New York's Sally Goldenberg discusses her reporting on the city's plan to revamp the restaurant grading system, and Andrew Hawkins, a reporter at Crain's New York Business, talks about the new parks commissioner, which the mayor is expected to announce today. Plus, Paul Steely White, executive director of Transportation Alternatives, talks about the financial difficulties facing Citi Bike. 


Sally Goldenberg, Andrew Hawkins and Paul Steely White

Comments [8]

Chicago native from Chicago

Why is our system in Chicago working so flawlessly? I think it's the same system and management company.

Mar. 24 2014 09:33 AM
Fiona from Brooklyn

Why is bike research in NY always done in retrospect? And what about looking to other countries and successful programs in Europe and around the world instead of just winging it with all this money?
As a New York cyclist I think it's embarrassing and extremely frustrating.

Mar. 21 2014 01:07 PM
Suzanne from SoHo

We did have a Black Parks Commissioner for five years under Koch. Gordon Davis looked very white and upper class but both his parents were Black. He once told the story about how when he was entering Williams College he was in a car and the other riders were talking about "the Negro " who was about to enter, They had no idea it was him.

Mar. 21 2014 12:26 PM
Edward from Washington Heights AKA pretentious Hudson Heights


Uncle Leo is busting with pride.

Mar. 21 2014 11:47 AM
D from East Village

Thankful to hear someone calling out the absentee landlord/glitchy busted system of Citibike. We do deserve better.

Mar. 21 2014 11:39 AM

Anyone remember the rats in the Taco Bell was near w4th
I bet it's still on YouTube !!
Sure lower fees the less we know the better ...I guess

Mar. 21 2014 11:31 AM
foodaggro from Brooklyn

Mazel Tov to Cousin Jeffrey, the new parks commish!

Mar. 21 2014 11:30 AM
Andrea Sansom from NYC

Will you be discussing Sandy Recovery in this segment? Continued focus on Build it Back is urgently needed. Thank you.

Mar. 21 2014 11:29 AM

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