The city needs to come up with a plan to deal with the looming shutdown of the L train. One idea gaining steam would be a transit no-brainer and a political power-lift.
The MoveNY Fair Plan now exists in proposed form in both the state Senate and Assembly. Advocates hope the MTA’s cash crunch will convince more lawmakers to sign on in the next session.
Big players in the for-hire car industry have been redefining the role of workers for years. But now Wall Street has a ready way to cash in on the ‘innovation.’
Unlike its counterparts in other cities, Citi Bike is privately financed. But amid a push for it to serve more neighborhoods, and with city law requiring the company to publicize its finances soon, some believe a move toward partial public funding is likely.
A representative of the livery-cab industry argues for the Taxi & Limousine Commission to reject proposed rules at its meeting this week because they do more harm than good for local competition.
A new toll proposal reflects transit truths: Many drivers have few transit options, many subway lines couldn’t handle large numbers of drivers who gave up their cars, and toll revenue is critical.
Documents obtained by City Limits outline a litany of obstacles that the city’s pilot project has so far been unable to surmount.
When New Yorkers think about aging infrastructure, bridges, roads and pipes come to mind. But schools, hospitals, jails and other public buildings aren’t getting any younger, either.