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NYC Transit’s New Operations Planning Chief Wants To Fight ‘Ghost Buses’

One-time transit advocate and current MTA Paratransit VP Chris Pangilinan will oversee bus and subway operations for the whole city.

April 19, 2024

Friday’s Headlines: Gimme Bus Shelter Edition

The days of the Landmarks Preservation Commission reviewing every proposed bus shelter in landmarked districts may be no more. Plus more news.

April 19, 2024

Wednesday’s Headlines: Get the Buses Moving Edition

Let's focus on a little footnote from Marcia Kramer's damn good interview on WCBS2 on Sunday with MTA CEO Janno Lieber. Plus other news.

April 10, 2024

Legislators Propose More Bus Service, Transit Discounts In State Budget Negotiations

The proposals for increased bus investment are part of State Sen. Michael Gianaris and Assembly Member Zohran Mamdani's "Get Congestion Pricing Right" platform.

March 12, 2024

Opinion: The Bronx Had Air Quality Issues Long Before Congestion Pricing

The MTA forecasts additional trucks traffic on the Cross Bronx Expressway — but the solutions to the Bronx's air quality challenges lie elsewhere.

March 5, 2024

To Combat NYPD Lawlessness, DOT Will Move Second Ave. Bus Lane

The plan for an "offset" bus lane also calls for a wider bike lane on one of the city's busiest bike corridors.

March 5, 2024

‘Human Transit’ 2.0: How Mass Modes Make Us More Free

We sat down with Jarrett Walker to talk about the newly updated edition of his seminal work, and how the growth of the mobility justice movement has (and hasn’t) reshaped the conversation.

February 14, 2024

‘We’ve Done An Amazing Job Building Bus Lanes,’ Says Mayor Who Keeps Killing Bus Lanes

It must be Opposite Day in Albany as Mayor Adams said something that is literally counter to the facts.

February 6, 2024

NYC Transit Boss Says He’ll ‘Personally’ Clear MTA Cars Out of Livingston St. Bus Lanes

New York City Transit's president claims he'll stand up to workers blocking bus lanes outside his agency's Downtown Brooklyn offices.

January 29, 2024

Mayor’s Year-End Self-Praise Neglects the Bus — Because There’s So Little To Praise

Hizzoner fell far short of both legally mandated benchmarks for bus lane mileage and his own promises to bus riders.

December 22, 2023