Public transit defies the urban dichotomy. While improvements cannot single-handedly resolve the deep structural issues at inequality's core, they can make a difference. Dependable transportation levels the playing field.
Dear Transit Workers of NYC: As you sit down to enjoy your Thanksgiving meal, I hope you will take a moment to think about the rest of us here in NYC who depend on public transportation to get to and from work.
For many of the City's residents, paying attention to the upcoming New York City Council races is like drinking civic castor oil But the Council has a lot of say in many decisions that affect our lives.
I, for one, was so annoyed by the placement of the yellow strips on city buses that I got in the habit of changing seats until I had a yellow strip just inches in front of me--if I was lucky enough to get a seat, that is.