RSVP Deadline for ‘Contactless Smart Cards for Transit Fare Payment: A Paradigm Shift’

Today is the RSVP deadline for Dec. 6th’s panel discussion at NYU: "Contactless Smart Cards for Transit Fare Payment: A Paradigm Shift."

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Would they get out of their cars if they could surf the Web on the bus? A recent article in USA Today looks at technological fixes for environmental problems — including traffic — caused by America’s exploding consumption of resources. The USA is growing more rapidly than any other developed nation and is projected to […]

The Complete Guide to the Final Move NY Plan

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After years of fine-tuning, the Move NY coalition has released the final details of its plan to reduce congestion and fund transit by reforming New York City’s dysfunctional toll system [PDF]. We’ll have a full report from the launch event later today. In the meantime, here’s a breakdown of the proposal in all its detail. […]

MTA Reorg: Respected Exec Monheim Out, Cuomo Operative In

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A “shake-up” is underway at the top levels of the MTA, reported Crain’s Insider this morning. Two top executives, Charles Monheim and Linda Kleinbaum, are on their way out the door. Moving into the agency is Steve Morello, a political operative with deep ties to the Cuomo family. The departure of Monheim represents a loss […]