The good people over at Next American City have extended an invitation to Streetsblog readers to the launch party for their Spring issue this coming Thursday. Seth Pinsky from the New York City Economic Development Corporation will be their guest of honor. It might be a great opportunity to ask him why his agency so […]
The New York City Department of Transportation announced today that the agency has started a five-month study to determine whether streetcars should return to Brooklyn on a route linking Red Hook to the downtown area. The city first committed to the study this spring, using funds secured by Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez back in 2005. Today’s […]
NJ Transit Strike Would Strand Tens of Thousands, Metro-North Commuters Included (NYT, DNA) City Will Launch New Ferries Next Spring Because of Low Winter Ridership Estimates (DNA) Why Is de Blasio Hiding the Data That Informed His Uber Congestion Report? (Politico) Cuomo’s Obsession With Humiliating de Blasio Could Hamper Affordable Housing Plans (Politico) New York City Recognizes […]
Andrew Tangel at the Wall Street Journal had an encouraging update this week on the Citi Bike buyout plan first reported by Dana Rubinstein in Capital New York. It looks like the city is days away from announcing a deal in which REQX Ventures, an affiliate of the Related Companies and its Equinox unit, will […]
Here’s a final plug for tonight’s Jeff Mapes event, also featuring Aaron Naparstek, Clarence Eckerson and Transportation Alternatives, with audience Q&A and book signing. Housing Works Bookstore Cafe at 7:00. And today is the last day to register for next Wednesday’s bus trip to Albany to lobby on behalf of MTA rescue, sponsored by the […]
— Select a Street Design — The Hells Kitchen Neighborhood Association will hold its spring public session, and then at 6:45, Chekpeds will kick off the next installment of the Ninth Avenue Renaissance Project.