"What do people think the city would be like if we weren’t doing what we’re doing?"
— Police commissioner Ray Kelly saying the city would be a lot worse off if the NYPD weren’t using “proactive” methods, like stop-and-frisk, to combat crime. (via Azi’s morning Briefing)
"I think that basically what it comes down to is, the government doesn’t seem to be investing very much in public transportation these days. So I think that it’s up to private providers of transportation, such as Rockabus, to pick up the slack."
Sam Morrill, who co-founded the Rockabus, which offers a ride from Williamsburg to the Rockaways, with Ryan Hefner, a Williamsburg-based surfer and web designer.
Read more from Dana Rubinstein’s report: An inevitable hipster jitney to Rockaway, via Williamsburg