Transportation

Taxi symposium sponsored by NYIT, June 27

Taxi symposium sponsored by NYIT, June 27

(New York, NY)  Taxi medallion owners and advocates for the disabled will join academics to discuss the fate of the medallion system and accessibility on Tuesday, June 27th. The Taxi Symposium is sponsored by the University Transportation Research Center at the […]

Garcia calls out Diaz on subway service

Garcia calls out Diaz on subway service

Metrocard dust up between candidates In an email to supporters and reporters, Elvin Garcia, a Democrat running for City Council in District 18, accused rival Sen. Rev. Rubén Díaz of being AWOL on the deteriorating subway service experienced by Bronx commuters. […]

Joe Lhota, MTA Board Chairman, 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Joe Lhota Returns as Chair of MTA Board

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF JOSEPH LHOTA AS CHAIRMAN OF MTA Late Thursday night, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the appointment of Joseph J. Lhota to serve as the chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. In this role, Mr. Lhota […]

Special guest Brooke Shields christened Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises' new vessels at a June 13th ceremony, which featured Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and Staten Island Borough President James Oddo (PRNewsfoto/Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises)

Iconic Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises Receives And Operates New State-Of-The-Art Empire Class Fleet

NEW YORK/PRNewswire/ — New York Cruise Lines, parent company of iconic Circle Line Sightseeing Cruises, is adding a new fleet to their exemplary roster with the addition of the Empire Class of sightseeing vessels from Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding, Duclos Corporation. Circle […]

by · June 16, 2017 · News, Transportation
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Call For Updated Child Car Seat Laws

New York’s outdated child car seat laws put young children at risk because the statutes do not require that little ones to ride facing the rear of vehicles, AAA said last week. Safety experts strongly recommend that children ride in […]

Senator Klein, City Island Civic Association applaud MTA’s planned Bx29 Service Extension

Senator Klein, City Island Civic Association applaud MTA’s planned Bx29 Service Extension

Senator Klein, City Island Civic Association applaud MTA’s planned Bx29 Service Extension The bus service is slated to operate one hour later beginning July 2017 Bronx, NY – Following years of pushing the MTA to modify the Bx29 bus route, […]

A young man recently showed off his skills at the intersection of Jerome Avenue and Bedford Park Boulevard. Photo by David Greene

NYPD Begins Crackdown on Daredevil Bike Riders

NYPD Begins Crackdown on Daredevil Bike Riders by David Greene Police on Staten Island have confiscated four high-end racing bikes and have charged four teens with reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct after the four were observed popping wheelies and darting […]

by · February 28, 2017 · Crime, News, Transportation, Youth and Children
Senator Charles Schumer opposes JCPOA

Statement from Senator Schumer on United Airlines Charging an Extra Fee for Luggage in Overhead Bin

SCHUMER: IN JUST A FEW WEEKS, UNITED AIRLINES WILL CHARGE EXTRA FEE TO STORE LUGGAGE IN ‘OVERHEAD BIN’; ONCE AGAIN, AN AIRLINE TRYING TO CHARGE EXPENSIVE & ANNOYING FEES, SQUEEZING THE POCKETS OF COUNTLESS NEW YORKERS‎; SENATOR SAYS IF UNITED […]

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Profile America: Nickel and Diming

Motorists in Oklahoma City were confronted with America’s first parking meter this month in 1935.

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New York State to Pokémon Go Hunters: Do Not Play While Driving

NEW YORK STATE TO POKÉMON GO HUNTERS: POPULAR NEW APP IS NOT MEANT TO BE USED WHILE DRIVING State Traffic Safety Agencies Remind Motorists That Playing Pokémon GO and Driving – and Walking – Don’t Mix The New York State […]

by · July 12, 2016 · News, Transportation
Own A Green Taxi Permit

Green Taxi Opportunities

The NYC Taxi and Limosine Commission announces that Green Cab permits will now be more widely available. Pricing starts at $3450 per permit. For more information call 718-391-5501. Starting Monday June 13, Street Hail Livery, i.e., Green Taxi cab permits will […]

City Doesn’t Want Bronxites Drinking Too Much

City Doesn’t Want Bronxites Drinking Too Much

One in six New Yorkers drinks alcohol to excess.

Bike to Work Day

Bike to Work Day

Bike to Work Day MAY 16, 2016 — To commemorate Bike to Work Week (May 16-20) and Bike to Work Day (May 20), the U.S. Census Bureau presents a graphic showing the percentage of people biking to work in cities […]

The all-new 2016 New York Auto Show poster. (PRNewsFoto/New York International Auto Show)

Governor Cuomo Opens New York International Auto Show

Ten-day event expected to generate $300 million in economic activity across New York Yesterday, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo kicked off the official opening of the 116th Annual New York International Automobile Show at the Javits Center on Manhattan’s West Side. […]

2016 Best Cars for Families: Honda and Mercedes-Benz Tie

2016 Best Cars for Families: Honda and Mercedes-Benz Tie

Honda and Mercedes-Benz Tie for Most Wins   U.S. News & World Report ranked the 2016 Best Cars for Families. U.S. News evaluated 256 vehicles and named winners across 21 categories. The 2016 Best Cars for Families winners have the […]

by · March 9, 2016 · Transportation