May 2011

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Keep Chris Ward at the Port Authority

[Update 6/6: A spokesperson for Gov. Cuomo tells Crain’s Insider, in its Friday edition, that “There are no plans to replace Chris Ward at this time.”] An anonymously sourced story in Friday’s New York Post said…



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Advocates: Keep NY’s Transit Lockbox Locked

Earlier this month, Tri-State joined State Sen. Marty Golden (R-Brooklyn) and Assm. Jim Brennan (D-Brooklyn), the Transport Workers Union, and transportation advocates in support of bipartisan transit lockbox legislation (A6766/S4257) that would make it harder for New…





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Xanadu Gets Uglier

Who knew it was possible to make Xanadu uglier? Gov. Chris Christie announced last month that the state will provide $200 million in low-interest financing and forfeit a similar amount in future sales tax revenue to developer Triple…



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Seeking The Best and Worst of NYC Transit Moments

For most New Yorkers, the transit system is essential, and can even be a source of joy. Whether it’s the friendship among a group of commuters and their regular bus driver, street theater in a subway…