Pothole patching in Portland, ORNew York Times article today on the City's annual pothole blitz. My office studies road smoothness in New York City as an indicator of government performance. How do you think the City is doing?

Hope this isn't happening in the areaFavorite parts of the article: filling the pothole with water in it and smoking around asphalt and kerosene. [Jen]: Image from Alas, A Blog.