New York

Congestion underground or congestion above ground. Take your pick. | Images: Joseph Cutrufo/TSTC

The Awful Logic of Commuting via UberPOOL

Earlier this week, Uber hooked up with Gilt to offer a flat-rate commuter program that entitles participants to unlimited uberPOOL rides in Manhattan below 125th Street, between 7 a.m. and 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. and 7…

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New York Steps Up on Pedestrian Safety

For years, local officials and advocates have called on New York State to do something about its appalling record on pedestrian and bicycling safety. This past budget season, state lawmakers came close to actually dedicating state funding…