We’re in Good Hands With Allstate


Above: A message from Allstate, the company that recently stopped renewing New York City home insurance policies due to the increasing risk of global warming-induced hurricanes. Spotted on Broadway near 9th Street.


Today’s Headlines

LaHood joins auto insurer to kick off new campaign educating teenagers about distracted driving (DOT Blog, Allstate Press) Who’s to blame for the now-undetermined delay in the Senate climate change bill: Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) or Lindsey Graham (R-SC)? (MoJones, TNR, NPR) Digging deeper into the recent reports of a significant uptick in New […]

Tell Us About Your “Commuter Idyll”

Before I became your editor here at Streetsblog Capitol Hill, I was a reporter for WTOP, the DC area’s “most-listened-to” radio station. Its traffic reports “on the 8s” helped feed my ire toward auto-centrism – they wasted one out of every 10 minutes of airtime on an unintelligible litany of route numbers and exits. Meanwhile, […]