“Zero. It is the number of people permitted to die in Swedish traffic, according to national law.” Sweden has figured out ways to get its rates of road fatalities to an international low. Now Mayor Bill de Blasio is planning to put a similar system — with the same goal — to the test in New York City.

+ “New York City is a mismanaged carnival of stupidity that is desperate for revenue and anxious to criminalize behavior once thought benign.” In other words, Alec Baldwin was arrested for riding his bike the wrong way and getting belligerent with police. See, the streets of NY are safer already.