Weinshall Watch: Ribbon-Cutting on Staten Island

weinshall.jpgFrom the AP Daybook: Today at 2 pm, Transportation Commissioner iris Weinshall joins Staten Island officials at a ribbon-cutting for a new Park-and-Ride facility; Lindenwood Road and Lindenwood Place, Staten Island.


Today’s Headlines

Albany Has Put Off Confirmation of de Blasio’s MTA Board Appointees for Nearly a Year (MTR) Today’s the Day DOT Officially Opens the Pulaski Bridge Bikeway (Gothamist) DOT’s Crosstown UES Bike Lane Plan — Now With More Bike Lanes (DNA) $4 Billion WTC PATH Station Will Get a Ribbon-Cutting After All (Politico) 3 Things Brooklyn Spoke Would Change […]

Select Bus Service Launches This Sunday on Staten Island

Select Bus Service begins on Hylan Boulevard this Sunday, aiming to speed bus rides by 15 minutes between Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, and the Staten Island Mall, cutting trip times by 20 percent on Staten Island’s second-busiest bus corridor. Mayor Bloomberg, Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan and MTA Chairman and CEO Joe Lhota marked the occasion at a press […]

Three Hack-tastic Ideas to Fix Staten Island’s Broken Bus System

For all intents and purposes, Staten Island’s bus network is broken. Which isn’t surprising when you consider that the borough’s 31 local routes have barely changed in the last half-century. For the most part, ancient bus lines that pre-date the Verrazano Bridge (which opened in 1964) don’t go where people actually need to get around. Then there […]

Randall’s Island Connector to Open This Weekend

The Randall’s Island Connector is set to open this weekend. A greenway link between the island and the South Bronx, the connector has been on the agenda of advocates and electeds since the early 1990s. The project will provide a grade-level crossing over Bronx Kill from E. 132nd Street in Port Morris, under an Amtrak bridge, […]