Posts Tagged ‘MTA’

Call For Artists: The MTA-Artists Unite Subway Elevator Poster Project

Call For Artists: The MTA-Artists Unite Subway Elevator Poster Project

The MTA-Artists Unite Subway Elevator Poster Project, a long standing effort by the community, is happy to announce the sixth call for artwork to be placed in the subway elevators at the A-Line 184th St. & 190th St. Subway Stations. This collaborative project acknowledges the uniqueness of our community and fulfills Artists Unite mission to […]


Northern Manhattan rail yard eyed for housing, tech office space | Crain’s NYC

Northern Manhattan rail yard eyed for housing, tech office space | Crain's NYC

BY Andrew J. Hawkins A little more than a month after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced an ambitious (and surely expensive) plan to build 70,000 apartments on top of the Sunnyside Yard in Queens, a Manhattan councilman is eyeing another active rail yard for housing construction. Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez proposed Sunday to rezone a 100-acre […]


Time Travel: Washington Heights Journal – The 191st Street Tunnel | NY Times

Time Travel: Washington Heights Journal - The 191st Street Tunnel | NY Times

By JOSH KURTZ Published: August 12, 1991 Earlier this year, the Transit Authority closed some long, dark pedestrian tunnels in the subways. One of the longest and darkest, the three-block tunnel connecting Broadway and 190th Street with the 191st Street IRT station at St. Nicholas Avenue, stayed open. In one of those only-in-New York bureaucratic […]


The Uptown Advocate: Are They Crazy? MTA to Cause Traffic Apocalypse in Inwood

The Uptown Advocate: Are They Crazy? MTA to Cause Traffic Apocalypse in Inwood

October 19th, 2012 When I heard that the MTA plans to increase fares on bridge tolls citywide, it immediately reminded me of a friend, Paulo, who whenever he heard or saw something maniacal would say, “What goes on in there”? He was referring to the mind that produced such thoughtless and illogical behavior and that’s […]


Pics From The Transit Justice BBQ

Photography by Monica Felix. Click here to see the rest of the pics. For more info: http://weact.org/


Transit Justice BBQ on Saturday, August 13th

 Saturday, August 13 · 1:00pm – 5:00pm Carmensville Playground (152nd St and Amsterdam Avenue) Transit Riders in Northern Manhattan and all across the city have faced 3 fares hikes in 3 years, the elimination of over 30 bus routes, and transportation decisions that are not benefiting all New Yorkers equally. WE ACT for Environmental Justice […]


Just Another Day at the 181st Street Train Station

Check out this now viral video of a way too common occurrence at the 1 Train station at 181st Street, the elevators getting stuck in between floors. Thank goodness everyone was rescued without any major issues but this could have been much worse. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KX2KRSr7Zas]


THE LAST STOP – MR.THIRTY SOMETHING

By: Ed Ubiera

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