Tag: New York Times

Against raising the gas tax

Against raising the gas tax

| January 13, 2015

Editorials from the Washington Post to the New York Times called for a gas tax rise last week, with Charles Krauthammer arguing that a $1 per gallon tax would mean more efficient cars – and, if offset by progressive tax breaks on low-income workers, “reduce the disincentive to work” in the form of Social Security taxes.   […]

Continue Reading

Amsterdam to increase badly needed bike parking

Amsterdam to increase badly needed bike parking

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

“It’s not a war zone, but it’s the next thing to it,” Willem van Heijningen told the New York Times last summer. A railway official responsible for bicycle parking around Amsterdam’s main train station, Heijningen was lamenting the overcrowding that regularly characterizes not just the station, but the city’s bike lanes and dedicated bike parking. […]

Continue Reading