Posts Tagged ‘MTA’

Pols hop aboard city subways to hear commuter complaints right from the source | NY Daily News

Pols hop aboard city subways to hear commuter complaints right from the source | NY Daily News

BY Catherina Gioino & Larry Mcshane Assembly Member Jeffrey Dinowitz (left) and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez talk to a subway passenger as they take the 1 Train on Aug. 3. (Anthony DelMundo/New York Daily News) Politicians boarded a city subway car Thursday for a tour of the troubled transit system, getting an earful from straphangers […]


Spread Love: Artists Unite Presents Poster Exhibit and Group Show

Spread Love: Artists Unite Presents Poster Exhibit and Group Show

The Artists Unite Poster Project, developed in cooperation with the MTA, will present three events showcasing uptown artists whose work has appeared in local subway elevators since 2009. The events are free and open to the public and will include an exhibit of their work, an artists’ talk, and a video of the history of […]


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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