(Hour 2a) Rich started the segment by discussing the budget.  He then talked about the deal in the Queen City that resulted in parts of Hanover Street being closed for the benefit of a business, which wanted to reserve road space for its customers.  He then informed the listeners about a similar attempt on Lowell Street and pointed out criticisms aimed at Alderman Patrick Long.  Finally, he spoke about the authority of the Board of Mayor and Aldermen on traffic matters and pointed out the disruption that the move would have on traffic in the city.  Tune in for all of the details!