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March (Parking) Madness: Bash at the BeachBy Dave Colon | | No Comments
Today's competition is a beach-side battle pitting the Rockaway peninsula's two precincts against each other. Befitting the good vibes of the nearby beach, the entire experience was pretty chill, save for a burned-out car getting its own parking spot for some reason.
Oonee’s Next Goal? Make Secure Bike Parking As Common As Bus SheltersBy Dave Colon | | No Comments
It's one bike parking unit, one giant leap for bike parking.
State Legislators Fill MTA Fiscal Hole, Reject Fare Hike — But Don’t Expand ServiceBy Dave Colon | | No Comments
Advocates, needless to say, are pissed off.
Hochul Scraps ‘Wrong Way’ AirTrain for Thrilling New Tech — The Bus!By Dave Colon | | No Comments
The decision comes 17 months after the governor formed an expert panel to explore alternatives to former Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $2-billion wrong-way AirTrain that no one wanted.
New Prospect Park Road Redesign Paves the Way for Central ParkBy Dave Colon | | No Comments
Under the new design, people on bikes will share a 16-to-18 foot lane with "authorized vehicles," flanked by two separate pedestrian lanes — one 13-to-14 feet wide, the other six-to-eight feet wide.
Queens Panel Wants a ‘Pedestrian-First’ Austin Street — And a Possible Car BanBy Dave Colon | | No Comments
At present Austin Street is a two-way street serving local businesses, a design that results in packed sidewalks and lots double parking, according to locals.
MTA Boss: ‘Fingers Crossed’ Feds Will Soon Greenlight Congestion PricingBy Dave Colon | | No Comments
Do you feel lucky? Well, do ya, Janno?
Analysis: Hochul Turns Her Back on Transit Riders With Her MTA BudgetBy Dave Colon | | No Comments
Gov. Hochul's budget not only asks city residents to cover the largest chunk of the MTA's budget gap, but does so in part by continuing long-running practices that essentially under-fund the MTA by millions of dollars each year.
MTA Pushes Congestion Pricing Back to Second Quarter of 2024By Dave Colon | | No Comments
The MTA quietly pushed back its implementation of congestion pricing by another few months, a move that the agency said would cost it quarter of a billion dollars in expected revenue in 2024.
Independent Budget Office: Fare-Free Buses Would Cost $652MBy Dave Colon | | No Comments
The city's independent budget wonks have entered the free buses fray with an analysis of their very own — estimating the cost of eliminating bus fares to be lower than either supporters or skeptics of the proposal have suggested.
Boogie Up: Bronx Bus Speeds And Ridership Jump After Network RedesignBy Dave Colon | | No Comments
Bronx buses moved faster — and increased ridership — after the MTA's route redesign, even as average bus speeds remained flat citywide.
MTA’s All-Door Boarding Pilot Still Nixed For Some ReasonBy Dave Colon | | No Comments
"[MTA leadership] is stuck, and because the policies aren't catching up with the reality and what's best, in a sense, they're choking the system," says a transit union boss.