This advertisement, which MTR spotted on the back of a New Jersey business journal (we won’t identify who took it out), just goes to show that “better” is a subjective word. The Route 4 & 17 Interchange project, pictured above, expanded both roads. Not long after the completion of the project, the nearby [...]
(Based on data in Tappan Zee study team's Preliminary Financial Report.)
The Tappan Zee Bridge/I-287 corridor project hit major milestones last year, with the project team splitting the environmental review and later selecting a combination of bus rapid transit and commuter rail to run across the bridge. Hudson Valley newspapers singled out the [...]
The B75, one of the bus routes proposed to be cut as part of the MTA's doomsday budget.
Public hearings on the MTA’s “doomsday” plan to raise fares and cut service continue tonight, at 6pm in Brooklyn at the Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge, 333 Adams St. (map here) and in White Plains [...]
These Northeastern transit agencies are cutting service, raising fares, or both. (Click the image to see transit cuts across the country.)
Many transit advocates are working to ensure that public transportation receives more funding in the federal economic stimulus plan. Right now, transit is slated to receive $9 billion, just 1% of the [...]
Driving fell throughout the U.S. in November 2008. (Click for larger version – PDF.)
How times have changed. As of today, the national average for a gallon of regular gasoline is $1.85. This may be just a temporary drop, but it’s nevertheless relatively cheap to drive again.
And yet Americans are continuing to [...]
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New Haven officials gave out some traffic-safety-themed goodie bags at a recent meeting attended by TSTC staff and others. TSTC’s bag bore the logo of New Haven’s Street Smarts traffic safety education program, which the city launched in October at around the same time its board of alders passed [...]
Could the future of Route 347 look like this?
NYSDOT’s Region 10 (the Long Island office) will be holding an open house next Thursday, January 29 from 4 to 9 pm to present and receive comment on the Vision Plan for a ‘Green’ Route 347. The open house will be held at the [...]
Public hearings on the MTA’s “doomsday” plan to raise fares and cut service continue tonight, at 6pm in Garden City at the Garden City Hotel (Grand Ballroom), 45 Seventh St. (map here). To avoid doomsday, state legislators and Gov. Paterson will have to pass the Ravitch Commission’s funding recommendations (including a payroll tax and [...]