August 2009

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After Delay, County Moves On Nassau Hub Transit

While the Long Island Lighthouse project, a plan to revitalize Nassau Coliseum and its surrounding area with a new arena, walkable downtown, office space and residential units, has recently gained momentum for Islanders owner and Long…

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When Will "Queen Bee" Bus Buzz Into Westchester?

Westchester County’s Bee-Line bus system could be getting a “Queen Bee.” That’s the working title for the Central Avenue bus rapid transit service the county wants to run for 12 miles between White Plains, Yonkers, and…

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Bloomberg’s Transportation Rhetoric and Reality

Earlier this week Mayor Bloomberg’s campaign released a “Plan to Reform Mass Transit” consisting of 33 proposals to improve transit service, safety, and planning. As transportation advocates and journalists have pointed out, the plan contains no…