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A Brief History Of MTA Station Art

THE COMMUTE: Renovation of the Ocean Parkway Station is nearing completion.  The MTA contracted Railworks Transit (subcontractor- Oliviera Contracting) to perform the work including structural...

Slower Than ‘A Herd Of Lumbering Elephants’: New Study Seeks To...

Transit advocates have rolled out a new drive to improve NYC's buses and their ridership. Elected officials and activists introduced a busload of new ideas...

Slower Than ‘A Herd Of Lumbering Elephants’: New Study Seeks To...

Transit advocates have rolled out a new drive to improve NYC's buses and their ridership. Elected officials and activists introduced a busload of new ideas...

City Hires Ex-Toronto Politician With Past Steamy Sex Scandal To Lead...

A former Toronto mayoral candidate — with a past sex scandal — has been selected by Mayor Bill de Blasio to oversee the creation...

ICYMI: Peace March, Zika, Pequena And More

Here’s a recap of what went down this week. Follow us on Twitter, like us on Facebook, and check out our Instagram, and subscribe...

Meeting On Clinton Avenue Bike Lane This Week

There are meetings scheduled this week to address community input regarding a pair of local transit projects. Community Board 2's Transportation Committee will be holding...

Friends Of The BQX Launch Coalition, Hoping To Gain Community Approval

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=22XH4-nNjlA] Video via YouTube In an effort to gain approval for the proposed streetcar line intended to link the waterfront from booming Sunset Park to...

The Commute: Dangerous Road Conditions

THE COMMUTE: In July, I discussed confusing signage on the Gowanus Expressway regarding the Belt Parkway exit existing for months. It could lead to accidents due...

The Commute: Why The Emphasis On Pedestrians Fatalities?

THE COMMUTE: A hallmark of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s term has been his emphasis on pedestrian safety, most notably the Vision Zero campaign. You...

The Commute: State And City DOT Are A Bad Joke

THE COMMUTE: Confusing signage near where the Belt Parkway separates from the Gowanus Expressway has been misleading commuters for months — sending baffled Belt-bound drivers over...

The Commute: How Common Is Bus Bunching?

THE COMMUTE: Last Thursday, I had an appointment near the Kings Highway train station on the Brighton line. I either take the B1 or...

The Commute: Let’s Have An Honest Discussion About Select Bus Service

THE COMMUTE: That is what blogger Ben Kabak requested last week in Second Avenue Sagas. What prompted his article was something I wrote, in...

The Commute: The Customer Is Not The MTA’s Top Priority

THE COMMUTE: Customers should be the MTA’s top priority, but they're not. That explains why communication is so poor when there are service outages that result...

Nostalgia Trains And More At Brighton Beach Station This Weekend To...

Happy 100th anniversary, Brooklyn-Manhattan Transit Corporation! To celebrate the milestone of New York City's second oldest subway company, the MTA is celebrating by bringing rides...

The Commute: Proof That NYC DOT’s Mission Is To Increase Traffic...

Editor's note: Portions of this article were significantly changed due to factual errors that have since been corrected. The premise behind those errors remain in...