Count SUVs for the Brian Lehrer Show Today

WNYC’s Brian Lehrer wants to know how many SUV’s there are on your block. You’ve got until next Thursday to do it. It’s an experiment in “crowdsourcing.” Submit your results here.

We want you to go outside and count the number of SUVs on your block, as well as the number of regular cars, at any given moment. This is our experiment in “crowdsourcing,” where we employ you, the listener, in an act of journalism. We’re trying to find out just how much gas-guzzling SUV use there is throughout the New York area, with all the talk of environmental sustainability in the city. We’re giving you until next Thursday to do the counting, but please, just count the cars the one time. If you want to take photos, feel free to upload to Flickr and tag the photos blsuv. Post your results in the comment section below and we’ll analyze the results next week.

Please post 1) your neighborhood, 2) your block (street and cross street) 3) the number of SUVs parked 4) the total number of cars parked

  • they should include the number of occupants in the vehicle.

    it seems like every time i spot a huge SUV, there is only one person in it: the driver. and, as often as not, they are talking on their (handheld) cell phone.

  • tps12

    Shoot, this would have been fun, but someone already counted my block.

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