DOT crews were out on Bruckner Boulevard yesterday putting in Jersey barriers to protect a new two-way bike lane. The bikeway will run for half a mile between Hunts Point Avenue and Longwood Avenue, the first phase in what should eventually be a link between the Bronx River Greenway and Randall’s Island. For the time being, it will terminate […]
The Regional Plan Association has released a new plan to beef up bus and train service for L train riders who'll need robust transit once the western part of the line shuts down for Sandy-related repairs.
Hillary Clinton ad now airing in Southern California This is part two of a two-part series on where candidates for president stand on transportation issues, authored by Streetsblog Los Angeles correspondent Damien Newton. Damien currently runs the blog Street Heat, which is soon to become Streetsblog L.A., our first foray into foreign territory. Damien was […]
Reports of the death of the M and R train in 2009 were greatly exaggerated, but tomorrow’s aren’t. Image: J Bary via Flickr. MTA service cuts are here. With reductions taking effect on Sunday, tomorrow marks the last day of operation for weekday-only services like the V and W trains, and many express buses. And […]
Many candidates endorsed the general concept of reducing car traffic and improving bus service and bicycling, but few would commit to the specific idea of a 14th Street dedicated solely to car-free transportation.
Remember that time two Democratic presidential candidates had a nationally-televised debate in New York City and barely said anything about transit? This week Bernie Sanders was endorsed by the Transport Workers Union and the Amalgamated Transit Union. Hillary Clinton, speaking in Manhattan, called transportation — referring to transit specifically — a “civil rights issue.” So you’d […]