MTA Vending machines use Windows NT 4?!
This is Peter. He’s been running his flower stand in the 1st Ave L-Train Subway Station every day for the last 47 years.
His grandfather set up the shop in 1956, and in 1965 Peter started working there to help support his family.
“When I started, it was all hippies everywhere!”
Agreed, you do need to ignore the handful of whiny NIMBYs, but there’s always the danger in this city (especially where bicycles are involved) of them gaining some sort of traction and making this a real and legitimate thing. On the pro side, and while I normally hate when he does this stuff, Bloomberg’s overall attitude of ignoring public outcry and doing whatever he (or his immediate deputies) wants could work well here.
Haha, I was going to say exactly that earlier, prefacing it with “I don’t want to sound like a hypocrite here,” especially since I was quite insistent on demonstrating that there was transparent community involvement in the PPW bike lane.