Fed Up Bronxites Tell Mayor To Forget About Bus Ride Invitation After Fordham Road ‘Betrayal’
"I really would think that our mayor would be a little bit more active and speak with us, because he hasn't really made any time with riders. We're not the enemy. We just want better bus service."
‘Betrayal’: Adams Caves to Opposition, Abandons Bus Improvement Plan on Fordham Road
The capitulation on Fordham Road is the latest episode in which the mayor has delayed or watered down a transportation project in deference to powerful interests.
Rep. Adriano Espaillat Rallying Bronx Pols Against Fordham Road Bus Lane Fixes: Sources
While he’s said nothing about the issue publicly, the congressman has been quietly assembling opposition to proposed bus lane upgrades in recent weeks, four officials told Streetsblog.
Friday’s Headlines: No Off-Topics Edition
Mayor Adams declined to answer "off-topic" questions from reporters at a press conference about new public spaces in Downtown Brooklyn. Plus other news.
MTA’s ‘Hope’ for Eric Adams: ‘Stay With Us’ On Fordham Road
"Our hope is that we DOT stays with us and we're implementing this, hopefully, later this year," MTA New York City Transit President Richard Davey said.
Fordham U. Junior ‘Angry, Disappointed, Upset’ at School’s Opposition to Busway
Abby Dzuira speaks out against her school's continuing anti-bus attitude and demanded that the university live up to its own stated values.
Jesuit-Educated NYC Transit Prez Blasts Fordham U. For ‘Fighting Equity’ For Bus Riders
"I went to three Jesuit institutions in my lifetime, so I was actually very disappointed to see Fordham signing on to this," Davey told reporters. "Jesuit institutions are about equity and about social justice."
Bus Advocates Target Anti-Busway ‘Hypocrites’ at Bronx Zoo and Botanical Garden
A petition drive by Bronx bus riders calls out the institutions for boosting transit on their websites, but then trying to undermine it in the real world.
DOT Nixes Fordham Road Busway Due To ‘Community Concerns’
DOT officials informed the project's community advisory board on May 31 of their intention to kill the Bronx busway and instead shift existing bus lanes away from the curb and extend them by several blocks, according to a presentation posted online late Friday afternoon.
Bronx Business Leaders and Local Institutions Want to Halt Bus Fixes on Fordham Rd
Well-connected Bronx businesses don't want Mayor Adams to improve bus service.