Insta-Bus Rapid Transit for Lower Manhattan

The Daily News and New York Sun have more details on DOT’s plan to speed up buses on Broadway south of Houston Street. 

  • If you want all the details – and to participate in discussion/advocacy, this (along with Houston St.-corridor bike lanes) is on the agenda for the CB2 Transportation Committee tomorrow.

    Tuesday, Mar. 13, 6:30pm
    NYU Silver Building, 32 Waverly Pl., rm. 411

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Today’s Headlines

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TLC Preparing Two Pilot Programs for Cab Ride Sharing (NYT, News, Post) MTA Board Chair, Interim CEO Both Angling for New Transit Chief Job (News) Business Is Booming for Street Vendors Along Pedestrian Broadway (Post) Sunset Park Car Owners Want Relaxed Alt-Side Parking Rules Too (News) Vanderbilt Ave in Prospect Heights Will Get Summer Streets […]

Legislator Wants New Jersey Rep on Pricing Panel

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From the Star-Ledger: The leader of the New Jersey Senate called on New York yesterday to find a seat on its 17-member congestion pricing commission for a representative from New Jersey. Senate President Richard J. Codey said 250,000 New Jersey commuters a day would be affected if New York approves congestion pricing. "This is a […]

Book Talk: Noxious New York

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Julie Sze will talk about her new book, Noxious New York. It touches on how racial minorities and low-income communities often suffer disproportionate effects of urban environmental problems. Co-presented by Transportation Alternatives and UPROSE.