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Working Families Party Wants More Street Space for BRT

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Photo: Brad Aaron. Spotted in the Working Families Party candidate questionnaire (hat tip to Liz Benjamin) — the influential third party is asking 2009 City Council hopefuls to support dedicated lanes and automated enforcement for Bus Rapid Transit: Expanded Public Transportation through Bus Rapid Transit Due to a mass transportation system that leaves many City […]

Transit Riders to Albany: Get to Work on a Real MTA Solution

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Photo: Ben Fried. Yesterday’s rally in Union Square drew hundreds of transit riders calling on the State Senate and Albany leaders to enact a long-term solution for the MTA’s enormous funding shortfall. Judging by the cheering sections in the audience, most of the crowd was mobilized by the Facebook group "1,000,000 People Against the NYC […]