Articles by Veronica Vanterpool

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280 Public Meetings Later…

“One of the most important findings is that traffic forecasts clearly demonstrate a demand for travel in the corridor that cannot be accommodated by highway improvements alone.  The need to include transit improvements in a dedicated…




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More Bike Parking Coming to N. White Plains Station

After months of advocating for improved bike facilities at many of Metro-North’s most widely used stations, the Bike Walk Alliance of Westchester announced that improvements will finally be coming to North White Plains. As reported by The Journal…





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MTA’s Board Ought to Reflect Its Riders

Now that Governor Cuomo has staffed his Cabinet and made nominations for some key posts, he might want to focus his attention on the MTA Board. Nearly two-thirds of the MTA’s board members — fourteen —…



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Making Rules — and Room — For Intercity Buses in NYC

NYC residents may soon get some relief from an onslaught of long-distance and commuter buses.  Last Friday Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, whose district includes Chinatown, where long-distance buses have been driving local residents crazy, introduced legislation…