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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
NASA astronaut and Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly and his Russian counterpart Mikhail Kornienko returned to Earth Tuesday after a historic 340-day mission aboard the International Space Station.

NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly Returns Safely to Earth after One-Year Mission

      NASA astronaut and Expedition 46 Commander Scott Kelly and his Russian counterpart Mikhail Kornienko returned to Earth Tuesday after a historic 340-day mission aboard the International Space Station. They landed in Kazakhstan at 11:26 p.m. EST (10:26 […]

BREAKING NEWS: 15 Rail Cars Derail Near Ripley In Upstate New York

BREAKING NEWS: 15 Rail Cars Derail Near Ripley In Upstate New York

At approximately 11:20 p.m. on Tuesday, 15 rail cars traveling on the Norfolk Southern rail line derailed near the town of Ripley in Chautauqua County. There is no fire or reported injuries at this time. Three rail cars carrying hazardous liquids, […]

Profile America: Railroad Development

Profile America: Railroad Development

MAKING TRACKS February 28 —  Although February is the calendar’s shortest month, it looms large in America’s history of railroad development. In 1815, the first state charter for a railroad was issued by New Jersey for a never-completed line between Trenton and […]

by · February 28, 2016 · Transportation, Uncategorized
Unease Over Zika Causing Women To Rethink Travel Plans

Unease Over Zika Causing Women To Rethink Travel Plans

Travel companies, airlines might be too quick to waive cancellation fees A recent survey found that 80 percent of women will avoid travel to Zika-infected regions this winter. While heightened concerns among women over Zika may not be surprising given its […]

by · February 21, 2016 · Health & Fitness, Transportation, Women
US News Unveils 2016 Best Cars For The Money

US News Unveils 2016 Best Cars For The Money

Honda Motor Company earns the most awards in the 2016 U.S. News Best Cars for the Money awards unveiled today.

by · February 9, 2016 · Leisure Time, Transportation
Winter Travel Advisory Issued For Monday AM Rush Hour Thru Wednesday PM

Winter Travel Advisory Issued For Monday AM Rush Hour Thru Wednesday PM

MAYOR DE BLASIO ISSUES TRAVEL ADVISORY FOR MONDAY AM RUSH THROUGH WEDNESDAY PM RUSH   Prolonged light to moderate snow expected Monday morning through Wednesday, creating slippery road conditions for commuters   Below freezing nighttime temperatures can turn melted snow […]