New York City

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…

More New Yorkers Are Leaving the Car Behind

A report from the New York University’s Furman Center released last week examines New York City’s gentrifying neighborhoods, analyzing shifting trends in population, housing and income. And although the report is primarily focused on housing, it recapitulates some commuting…

Politicians On Transit: Earth Day Edition

New York City’s first-ever Car-Free Day, which coincided with the international Earth Day celebration, brought about a handful of street closures and even more images of city leaders using transit and riding bicycles. Supporting #CarFreeNYC and taking the @NYCTBus….