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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...

New Shuttle Service Will Debut In Spring, Linking Brooklyn Navy Yard...

How will people get to the Brooklyn Navy Yard's new food court/community hub, supermarket, condo development, dock project, job center, rooftop farm, distillery and more?...

Brooklyn-Queens Connector Streetcar May Become Reality Under Mayor’s $2.5 Billion Proposal

After stating last month that Mayor Bill de Blasio was taking the idea of a potential trolley streetcar between Brooklyn and Queens "under consideration,"...

Brooklyn-Queens Connector Streetcar May Become Reality Under Mayor’s $2.5 Billion Proposal

After stating last month that Mayor Bill de Blasio was taking the idea of a potential trolley streetcar between Brooklyn and Queens "under consideration,"...

Would You Commute On The LIRR Within Brooklyn? BP Adams Hopes...

Would you ride the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) if there were a discount between Atlantic Avenue, Nostrand Avenue, and East New York? If so,...

A Streetcar That’s Desired, As Brooklyn Queens Connector Is Proposed To...

In Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, Blanche DuBois tells Mitch, "I'll tell you what I want. Magic! Yes, yes, magic! I try to...

Subway Service Changes: Week Of January 4-8

Below you’ll find Fort Greene and Clinton Hill subway changes this week on the 2, 3, 4, 5, A, B, C, D, G, N,...

An Easy Commute this Week for Subway Riders

There will be no issues in your commute this week, but there's no street level elevator at the 34 St-Herald Square station. Schedules occasionally change,...

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...

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...