Favorites August 10th 2023
One interesting point is that this probably pays for itself quickly in reduced vehicle/wildlife collisions
Interesting, but I'm not really sure how this gets applied , does one of the other candidates take him to court? Do the voters? The states? Here's the section of the 14th amendment in question.
I really like this idea, make sure each marginal trip still has a parking cost, even if the cost is very low, you don't want people to feel like they 'need' to take advantage of a 30 day parking pass that they already paid for.
• David Simon (Creator of The Wire) complained that he got a camera speeding ticket in NYC, this article explains why stopping speeding is good, actually. Covers a lot of detail about how improving coverage in NYC has had good effects.
Flotsam and Jetsam
– Zero new homes approved in NYC last month (src)
– Weathered microplastics may be significantly more dangerous than other types we've investigated (src)
– Unions opposing TSMC sending Taiwanese engineers to train the US engineers. (src)
– Trump's Twitter DMs were subpoenaed, and Twitter DMs aren't e2e encrypted. (src)
– The simulation to use LLMs to control characters in a custom city game is now open-sourced (src)
– Special Counsel pushing for an early January trial for the election case. (src)
– Silly thread with updated plan for how the US could conquer Canada (src)
– Robot made marble sculptures (src)
– Pickle ball becoming popular in China. A US Cultural victory. (src)
– Minneapolis' YIMBY success has mostly been from removing parking requirements, rather than ending R1 zoning. (src)
– Inefficient land use in Michigan (src)
– Cruise now operating 24/7 in SF (src)
– cool avatar for single staircase reform (src)
– Abortion polls ahead of Biden's 2020 pretty much everywhere, this should be a core part of the 2024 campaign. (src)