Winners & Losers

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Winners and Losers: Tappan Zee Edition

Each week, Tri-State lists the region’s heroes and villains of transportation and development. Today, at the close of the public comment period for the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement’s Draft Environmental Impact Statement, we present a special…


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Winners and Losers

Your weekly guide to heroic and villainous actions in tri-state transportation and development.   Winners G train advocates—Anticipating the potential closure of the G train’s last five south Brooklyn stops in 2013-14, likely Mayoral Candidate Bill…


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Winners and Losers

Your weekly guide to heroic and villainous actions in tri-state transportation and development. Winners New Jersey Department of Transportation Commissioner Jim Simpson—This week, Commissioner Simpson called for greater federal investment in New Jersey’s ailing transit system. Washington isn’t…


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Winners and Losers

Your weekly guide to heroic and villainous actions in tri-state transportation and development. Winners Senators Lautenberg, Menendez, Schumer, Gillibrand, Lieberman, and Blumenthal—Last week, Senate leadership agreed to include one of the most-needed reforms to the Senate’s transportation…


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Winners and Losers

Your weekly guide to heroic and villainous actions in tri-state transportation and development.   Winners New York State Senator Jack Martins (R-Mineola)—Senator Martins, echoing New York State Department of Transportation Commissioner Joan McDonald’s commitment to safer…


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Winners and Losers

Your weekly guide to heroic and villainous actions in tri-state transportation and development. Winners Tribeca residents—NYCDOT has installed a traffic light at the perilous Greenwich and Duane intersection, where a three-year-old was struck by a cab…


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Winners and Losers

Your weekly guide to heroic and villainous actions in tri-state transportation and development. Winners New York State Senator Daniel Squadron (D-Brooklyn), New York State Assemblyman Brian Kavanagh (D-Manhattan), New York City Councilman James Vacca (D-Bronx) and…


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Winners and Losers

Your weekly guide to heroic and villainous actions in tri-state transportation and development. Winners U.S. Representatives Joe Crowley, Charlie Rangel, Jerrold Nadler, Carolyn Maloney, Bill Pascrell, Bob Turner, and Peter King—when word broke about how bad…


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Winners and Losers

Winners James Vacca—the chair of the City Council Transportation Committee called traffic safety “a serious civil rights issue” after Councilwoman Gale Brewer introduced legislation that would help blind pedestrians navigate the streets. Delaware River Port Authority…


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Winners and Losers

Your weekly guide to heroic and villainous actions in tri-state transportation and development. Winners Riverkeeper—New York State’s water safety and environmental watchdog voiced its opposition to the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement project’s draft environmental impact statement…