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New York Mass Transit

Hate the Fare Hike? Act Now to Stop Another in 2015

Charlene Obernauer | Posted 05.06.2013 | New York
Charlene Obernauer

None of these solutions are going to be easy wins, and none of them are going to be complete fixes. But we can't scapegoat the honest salaries and earned benefits of hardworking people.

Matt Sledge

Will New York City's Next Mayor Ride The Subway? | Matt Sledge | Posted 02.22.2013 | New York

New York transit advocates have a pretty simple wish list for the city's next mayor: More money, more buses. Whether they will see their dreams fulfil...

Will New York's Suburbs Engineer a Mass Transit Train Wreck?

Dan Collins | Posted 11.06.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

In honor of the back-to-work season, let's send some positive thoughts toward the New York mass transit system.

America Must Address Mass Transit

The Saturday Evening Post | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics
The Saturday Evening Post

In a rare show of bipartisanship, Congress recently passed a bill that provides about $120 billion for the nation's highways. While this infrastructure money is sorely needed, the bill fails to address a problem that will only grow in the coming years.

Creative Ideas for NYC Transportation

Tom Allon | Posted 05.19.2012 | New York
Tom Allon

Voters will and should hold a mayor's feet to the fire on mass transit. Our commerce, in fact our entire citizenry, benefits from mass transit.

East River Ferry Is Ferry Popular

Posted 12.18.2011 | New York

Ridership on the East River Ferry, which had its maiden voyage back in June, has exceeded everyone's expectations. 448,670 people took a trip on a ...

How New York City Became Walk, Bike And Transit Friendly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

When I was growing up, I always thought of New York City as a sprawling, traffic-clogged mess. Yet from supporting bike to work day through greening M...

A Sustainable City Requires Increased Mass Transit Subsidies

Steven Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Steven Cohen

As New York City moves to advance its sustainability agenda, New York State's relentless budget crisis is having a dramatic impact on the cost structure of the region's mass transit.

Does Bloomberg Really Want to Save Mass Transit?

John Petro | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John Petro

If Mayor Bloomberg is keen to improve mass transit in New York City, he should begin by making a larger commitment from the city's huge capital budget.

Mayor wants F train on fast track -- but he doesn't control the MTA

Brooklyn Paper | Mike McLaughlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York


Subway Rider Claims Operator Let Child Drive Train

NBC New York | Jennifer Millman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Driving a subway is so easy an 8-year-old could do it -- and one straphanger claims that's who he saw behind the controls of his train. Jules Cattie,...

Subway 7 Line Voted Best In City: Report

New York Post | Tom Namako | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It's 7th heaven for some straphangers. The No. 7 line was rated the best ride in the subway system by a new Straphanger's Campaign report released tod...

NY Subway Lines Rated On Cleanliness

New York Times | Michael M. Grynbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Queens commuters and Mets die-hards, rejoice: the No. 7 train, which stretches west to east from Times Square in Manhattan out to Flushing, Queens (wi...