Is the Transportation Secretary a Hipster?

Max Read · 05/10/11 07:36PM

Is Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood a hipster? "I don't even know what that term means," he claimed when asked recently. But isn't that exactly what a hipster would say?

Comment of the Day: A Rational Bicyclist Speaks

Richard Lawson · 03/09/11 06:44PM

Today we looked at the raging debate over New York's bike lanes, with strong voices on both sides speaking their piece. Bicyclists are annoying menaces that don't follow traffic laws! Motorists are careless and don't care about helpless bikers! Etc. In truth, bicycle people can sometimes come off a bit more on the self-righteous side than the non-bicyclists, but not this person, thankfully.