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From The Inbox: Are Cops Entrapping Fare Beaters At Sheepshead Bay...

Reader Mike N. wrote to point out what he believes is a waste of NYPD resources: catching fare-beaters on the Voorhies Avenue side of the...

The Commute: A History Of Street Signage – Part 1 Of...

THE COMMUTE: Street signage is as old as New York, first appearing on the sides of buildings, usually in white letters on a dark...

The Commute: There Is A Difference Between Rule Enforcement And Passenger...

THE COMMUTE: However, it is all the same to the MTA. In using the transit system in New York, there are rules one must follow....

The Commute: Why Transit Is A Last Resort For Many –...

THE COMMUTE: In Parts 1, and 2, we discussed how the MTA could make subway and bus service more attractive so that it is...

The Commute: Why Transit Is A Last Resort For Many –...

THE COMMUTE: Last week, I began discussing why the MTA is responsible for transit being the last resort for many while at the same...

The Commute: Why Transit Is A Last Resort For Many –...

THE COMMUTE: It’s a last resort, because the MTA makes it that way. It’s just another example of MTA hypocrisy. Tell people to leave their...

The Commute: My Vacation In Canada And Upstate New York –...

THE COMMUTE: Continuing from last week, the fare in Toronto was $3 a ride with transfers. Seniors pay $2. There are discounts when purchasing...

The Commute: My Vacation In Canada And Upstate New York –...

THE COMMUTE: I recently came back home from a week-long vacation in Niagara Falls and Toronto, Canada. I also stopped off on the way...

The Commute: Bus Bunching Is Rampant And Nothing Is Being Done...

THE COMMUTE: On June 23rd, I wrote how there were unacceptable gaps in bus service on the B1 and B49 at the same time...

The Commute: Bus Bunching Is Rampant And Nothing Is Being Done...

THE COMMUTE: While recently attending Councilman Chaim Deutsch’s site visit at Avenue R and Nostrand Avenue, in an attempt to convince the MTA to...

The Commute: Local Pols Fight For Addition Of Avenue R As...

THE COMMUTE: Since the elimination of B44 Limited service and initiation of the B44 Select Bus Service (SBS) on November 17, 2013, bus riders...

The Commute: Some Thoughts About Bus Drivers

THE COMMUTE: My thoughts about bus drivers are mixed. On the one hand, I appreciate the difficult job they have, driving in traffic, which...

The Commute: Why Is Transit Planning For Large-Scale Events So Difficult?

THE COMMUTE: Last winter, thousands of people waited three hours for New Jersey Transit trains at the Meadowlands to go home from the Super...

The Commute: New Parking Signs Are Not Making Regulations Understandable; More...

THE COMMUTE: It was with much fanfare, just over a year ago, that the city unveiled its new parking regulatory signs. However, at least...

Editorial: Deutsch’s “Participatory Governing” Concept No Replacement For Participatory Budgeting

Councilman Chaim Deutsch has touted his "participatory governing" approach as an alternative to participatory budgeting, but his first attempt - a governing workshop held...