“What’s Bad About It?” “It’s Fucking New York” - A Report From People…

"I DROVE A SEMI HERE –" I'm talking to a tough guy with a biker mustache working with a group of trucks pumping water out of buildings near the South Street Seaport, deep in the Lower Manhattan blackout. There's a din from the generators running around us, but he's just talking in that loud way that a lot of my… » 11/02/12 2:35pm 11/02/12 2:35pm

Why You're Better Off With An Electric Car In Blackout Manhattan

Electric car detractors often talk about ‘range anxiety,' where potential owners supposedly worry about getting stranded having run out of battery power. I've always thought this was bullshit. Who could test my theory better than the owner of an electric sports car in blacked-out downtown Manhattan? » 11/02/12 11:18am 11/02/12 11:18am

Don't Panic: Mayor Bloomberg Isn't Banning All Cars From Entering…

Mayor Bloomberg’s spokesman declared on Twitter that passenger cars will not be banned from entering Manhattan, as the New York Post recently reported. There are no traffic lights in Downtown Manhattan, there is debris on the road, and emergency vehicles need room to move, but cars will still be allowed into the city. » 10/31/12 2:28pm 10/31/12 2:28pm