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Why Citibike Blue Makes Some See Red

Sharai Lewis-Gruss | Posted 12.25.2013 | New York
Sharai Lewis-Gruss

Recently in the New York Times, Delia Ephron expressed her frustrations with Citibike. Her hostility toward cyclists seemed overdue or outrageous, depending on your bike-car-pedestrian priorities. But an element of Ephron's ire raised an issue that has gotten relatively little attention.

It's Time to Address New York's Growing Gridlock

Steven Cohen | Posted 08.10.2013 | Green
Steven Cohen

Today, congestion is costing the New York region more than $13 billion a year in lost productivity from time spent in traffic jams, wasted fuel, higher operating costs, and vehicle maintenance.

MTA Unveils Four Plans For Fare Hikes; $125 Monthly Considered

| Posted 10.15.2012 | New York

By Jill Colvin, DNAinfo Reporter/Producer MIDTOWN — 30-day MetroCards could jump to as much as $125 under proposed fare hikes unveiled by the MTA...

Another Fare Hike?

Posted 09.17.2012 | New York

The MTA is reportedly considering fare-hike proposals seeking to raise enough money to close the $382 million needed to balance the upcoming 2013 budg...

WATCH: Yes, There Are Women Cab Drivers Too

Posted 09.10.2012 | New York

However politically incorrect, we're guessing many New Yorkers would be surprised to find themselves in a cab driven by a woman. Women behind the w...

The Case for Speed Cameras

Matthew Titone | Posted 11.08.2012 | New York
Matthew Titone

Despite all the hoopla and controversy, speed cameras may soon be a reality for the five boroughs of New York City. I hope local law makers and people throughout the country consider the benefits of speed cameras as safety tools.

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.

Hail Yes! It's Time for True Taxi Service

Scott Stringer | Posted 08.18.2012 | New York
Scott Stringer

It is time to stop treating the millions of hard-working New Yorkers who live outside Manhattan like second-class citizens when it comes to our transportation system.

LOOK: Citibank Paying For NYC's New Bike Share Program

Posted 05.08.2012 | New York

The city's upcoming bike share program received a big corporate boost from sponsor Citigroup, which Mayor Bloomberg announced on Monday has agreed to ...

'Not Going To Happen'

Posted 04.04.2012 | New York

Bloomberg may have touted his support to extend the No. 7 line to New Jersey, but according to MTA chief Jay Lhota, neither he or the mayor are going ...

Mishandling Of Cyclist's Death By NYPD Leads To Hearing

Posted 02.16.2012 | New York

After accusations that the NYPD grossly mishandled its investigation of a cyclist's death in October, a City Council hearing was organized on Wednesda...

Undercover College Kids Expose Cabbies Who Won't Drive To Brooklyn

Posted 12.02.2011 | New York

In an undercover operation involving college students, more than 360 cab drivers have been fined for refusing rides requiring long distances to outer ...

Pedestrian Activist Struck And Killed By Car

Posted 11.17.2011 | New York

Patricia Dolan, an activist in Queens who refused to drive and fought tirelessly for pedestrian safety, was struck and killed by a car Tuesday night, ...

Want To Talk To The MTA? Dial 511

Posted 12.04.2011 | New York

For anyone who has attempted to reach the MTA, but instead find themselves tangled in a confusing array of phone numbers, be thwarted no longer! S...

The MTA's New Toy: Helpful Or A Waste Of Money?

Posted 11.20.2011 | New York

The MTA unveiled its new On the Go! Travel Station Monday. The interactive touch-screen that offers MTA travel information and a whole lot more – i...

Bike Lanes: A Choice, Not a Metaphor

Howard Wolfson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Howard Wolfson

To paraphrase that great cyclist Sigmund Freud, sometimes a bike lane is just a bike lane. They serve a simple purpose -- to help provide all New Yorkers with more diverse transportation choices.

WATCH: Going Undercover To Ensure Cab Rides For All

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

There's been quite a few undercover video stings recently, like when Mayor Bloomberg sent undercover investigators to a gun show in Arizona to show ho...

PHOTOS: City Unveils The Next NYC Taxi

AP/The Huffington Post | SARA KUGLER FRAZIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- The competition to manufacture New York City's next official taxicab has been narrowed to three automakers who each came up with similar t...

Pedicab Junction

Kaity Tong | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kaity Tong

Those pedicab drivers are some of the toughest sons of a gun I have ever seen. How do they remain so friendly after hauling ungodly poundage through unfriendly New York traffic?